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#5829914 - 07/13/15 11:03 AM Best Time for Goose Hunt
Marshall15 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 07/13/15
Posts: 13
Loc: Houston
This is my first post! But I have been hanging around reading a lot of this forum for the last year. I just wanted to get some opinions the best time of the season in Texas to try and plan out a goose hunt. I will be hunting around southeast Texas. Thanks for your help!

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#5829984 - 07/13/15 11:37 AM Re: Best Time for Goose Hunt [Re: Marshall15]
Gdogg Offline
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Registered: 02/04/05
Posts: 4571
Loc: Liberty Hill
You don't want to go too early since the bird numbers won't be there. And you don't want to be late since the birds will be really spooky as the season drags on. I would guess sometime early in the second split if you have to make an early decision for booking purposes. What time geese are you trying to target and where are you planning on hunting?

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#5830013 - 07/13/15 11:54 AM Re: Best Time for Goose Hunt [Re: Marshall15]
Marshall15 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 07/13/15
Posts: 13
Loc: Houston
I am not necessarily targeting specific geese more interested in just a quality hunt. I am planning on booking a hunt somewhere in the Eagle Lake area.

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#5830028 - 07/13/15 12:04 PM Re: Best Time for Goose Hunt [Re: Marshall15]
garrett Offline
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Registered: 01/19/06
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you wanna go in November so you can whack some specks
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#5830057 - 07/13/15 12:18 PM Re: Best Time for Goose Hunt [Re: garrett]
Gdogg Offline
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Loc: Liberty Hill
You should listen to garrett, he is a pro whacker.

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#5830133 - 07/13/15 12:55 PM Re: Best Time for Goose Hunt [Re: Gdogg]
garrett Offline
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Registered: 01/19/06
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Id rather be a pro whacker than a master baiter like jeff foiles up
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#5830134 - 07/13/15 12:56 PM Re: Best Time for Goose Hunt [Re: garrett]
Gdogg Offline
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Originally Posted By: garrett
Id rather be a pro whacker than a master baiter like jeff foiles up


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#5834286 - 07/16/15 11:08 AM Re: Best Time for Goose Hunt [Re: Marshall15]
Featherduster Offline
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Registered: 06/15/10
Posts: 5591
Loc: Columbus / Garwood
Early November so you can get the specks. Not many snows early but they are usually tough hunting regardless. Weather plays the biggest role in getting your snows. If you are wanting to target snows then I'd shoot for first part of December...and pray for the right weather.

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#5841695 - 07/21/15 05:12 PM Re: Best Time for Goose Hunt [Re: Marshall15]
Garwoodie Offline
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Registered: 05/19/08
Posts: 90
Loc: Texas & Bahrain
Mid- December should not be bad, but there are so many factors - I have hunted with many guides and they scout each day, yet when you go to the field the next morning, the weather might not be right, clear bluebird and the birds won't come in. The birds decided to sit down in the field next door. One time the guide said, the birds picked up and went the other direction from their roost. One time - the wind direction changed, birds not using this route. Sometimes it comes together and you have a good shoot. Not as many birds come to Texas, but it is still fun to get out.

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#5842892 - 07/22/15 11:09 AM Re: Best Time for Goose Hunt [Re: Marshall15]
Marshall15 Offline
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Registered: 07/13/15
Posts: 13
Loc: Houston
Thanks for all the input!

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