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#5848061 - 07/25/15 06:06 PM You have to kiss a few frogs
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Registered: 11/03/09
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Loc: Katy-Fulshear
I don't even remember what county we were. I really messed up by not taking my on truck. He was an exterminator who was a friend of a friend. I got invited. They needed bird dogs. It was a disaster. The first night they went out headlighting. I stuck by the campfire.

There was a cook the next morning. It went down from there. It was all rocks and hills. We eventually found one covey. It was a two night stay. I wished that I had stayed at home.

Any invites that you wished you had not taken?
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Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill









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#5848187 - 07/25/15 07:54 PM Re: You have to kiss a few frogs [Re: bill oxner]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5430
Loc: texas
Bill, you should ask this in the general hunting discussion up
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Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

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#5848268 - 07/25/15 08:57 PM Re: You have to kiss a few frogs [Re: bill oxner]
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Registered: 08/01/09
Posts: 3919
Loc: Spring, Tx
Only once.
The short story is a one armed drunk, that wanted to show everyone how fast he could draw his loaded pistol from his shoulder holster.
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Shopping with your husband is like hunting with the game warden.
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#5848274 - 07/25/15 09:03 PM Re: You have to kiss a few frogs [Re: bill oxner]
blanked Offline
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Registered: 06/03/07
Posts: 1379
Loc: magnolia tx
it's always a gamble to hunt with strangers or someone you never hunted with as far as I am concerned. I much prefer to hunt alone

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#5848631 - 07/26/15 08:27 AM Re: You have to kiss a few frogs [Re: bill oxner]
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I've had a few leases that simply did not work our. We killed 2 quail on my last lease. Anyone would have taken it by looing at it from the highway.
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Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill









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#5848685 - 07/26/15 08:58 AM Re: You have to kiss a few frogs [Re: bill oxner]
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Registered: 10/19/12
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Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
I had an Oxygen/Acetylene/welding vendor invite me and one of my managers down to Hebbronville to WT hunt for a weekend. "Bunkhouse" was a small portable office building with bunks in it. I got the top bunk that was 8" from the a/c window unit. Miserable night. Supper was at the owner (of the ranch and the vendor business)house. He acted like a big shot and we should be so thankful we were invited. The master bedroom had a huge blown up photo of a WT buck mounting a doe in it. Some people have weird tastes in bedroom "art". I think I saw 1 coyote and some javelina.

The last lease I was on had so many border patrol, game wardens, and other folks off of other ranches driving by within feet of my travel trailer that I thought I was camping on the median of IH10.
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