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#5810056 - 06/29/15 11:59 AM Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap
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Registered: 02/21/11
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Loc: San Angelo, TX/Big Spring, Tx/...

Stopped to take a break off of 385 south of Fort Stockton. Snapped this quick pic. It was really green out there.
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#5810101 - 06/29/15 12:33 PM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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Loc: Colleyville, DFW, TX
So green I would have never guessed the area. Thanks for sharing cheers up
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#5810102 - 06/29/15 12:33 PM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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Nice pic. cheers
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#5810103 - 06/29/15 12:33 PM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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Registered: 06/21/11
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Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
I used to hunt Mule Deer in the Glass Mountains. I remember a huge buck killed by the land owners son in about 1985. Beautiful super heavy buck. We killed a few nice deer but nothing like that buck!!! Thanks for the trip down memory lane. Baker


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#5810179 - 06/29/15 01:22 PM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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Great pic, West Texas is greener than I have seen it in a very long time.
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#5810352 - 06/29/15 03:33 PM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
Revoman Offline
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Registered: 01/14/11
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Loc: Abilene Texas
Back in the 80's I day worked and hunted on a couple of ranches on my days off down that way. Sure miss that part of the world. Beautiful country.
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#5810366 - 06/29/15 03:39 PM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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Loc: Bandera, Tx
Back in the early 80's we were looking for a place to hunt Aoudad. Seems like the ranch was the Parker Ranch but not sure anymore. Had a guy fly us around the place. Never saw an Aoudad but did see Deer and a few Elk. Great looking country out there.
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#5810935 - 06/29/15 10:03 PM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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cheers
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#5810950 - 06/29/15 10:09 PM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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I love that part of the state and into the Big Bend area. Lots of good timely rains this year.
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#5811217 - 06/30/15 08:21 AM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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Memories of Marathon, Marfa, & Alpine. I wonder if Melba's is still in Marathon.......Coldest draft beer I ever drank after a hot day working in the field surveying on the old Gage Ranch!
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#5811426 - 06/30/15 10:54 AM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: Hunt n Fish]
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Originally Posted By: Hunt n Fish
Memories of Marathon, Marfa, & Alpine. I wonder if Melba's is still in Marathon.......Coldest draft beer I ever drank after a hot day working in the field surveying on the old Gage Ranch!



Love that Area up
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#5811439 - 06/30/15 11:00 AM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
gary roberson Offline
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Registered: 09/18/08
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A beautiful part of the state that I enjoy hunting. Great to see it so green this time of the year.
Adios,
Gary

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#5811450 - 06/30/15 11:11 AM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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Loc: Forney, Tx
I was thinking of the Gloss/Glass Mountains in Oklahoma, didn't know Texas had a similar mountain range up
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#5813110 - 07/01/15 09:57 AM Re: Glass Mountains / Marathon Gap [Re: JD05AG]
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Loc: bastrop county
I get the urge to move every time I see stuff like this, thanks for sharing.
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