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#5862544 - 08/04/15 09:05 AM Oklahoma
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 9889
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
Raining at our lease right now. I bet it is going to be a great bird crop this year. Anyone here planning a trip to The black kettle? I guarantee you it will be good hunting this year. Also, I have never looked at the property but there is a chunk of land north of lake Waurika that is public and is open for Quail hunting most of the season (need to check for open dates - they change) I bet it will be good too.

Raymond 07, are you getting back on your lease?

Anyone else hunting Oklahoma?
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#5862614 - 08/04/15 09:44 AM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Tracker

Registered: 08/11/14
Posts: 649
Loc: Texas
CCBIRDDOGMAN,

If you ever need anyone to tag along and show the ropes "mentor" Elcazador and myself are more than willing to fill that spot...

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#5862622 - 08/04/15 09:48 AM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
CCBIRDDOGMAN Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 9889
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
Wish I could, but I have to ask for exceptions to the lease rules just to get to bring the couple of guests that I do get to bring.
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#5862631 - 08/04/15 09:57 AM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Tracker

Registered: 08/11/14
Posts: 649
Loc: Texas
Not the lease, just the public hunting land. If there is ever a chance and someone needs a navigator count me in.

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#5862644 - 08/04/15 10:03 AM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
CCBIRDDOGMAN Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 9889
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
I'm sure someone will take you up on that. If you are going to Black Kettle, P.M. me, I will tell you exact places to go that will help you find birds. It's really a nice place to hunt. I doubt we will go hunt any public unless I can talk my buddy into going and checking out the place north of lake Waurika.
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#5863058 - 08/04/15 02:46 PM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/07/05
Posts: 2300
Loc: Benbrook
I have gotten reports from a ranch in the Arnett area that butts up to the Pack Saddle and they say they are seeing lots of birds. A good derby dog is able to get 2 or 3 finds in 45 minutes and in very heavy cover.
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#5863503 - 08/04/15 07:17 PM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Woodsman

Registered: 09/07/09
Posts: 222
Loc: Texas Panhandle
My brother in law lives in Seiling and he said hes seen more birds this year than in the last 10 years up in NW oklahoma.
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#5864686 - 08/05/15 02:43 PM Re: Oklahoma [Re: SilverDogs]
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Pro Tracker

Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 1986
Loc: Sanger, Texas
I went thru there the other afternoon Kevin on my way to Lawton. Pastures look good in that area. up
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#5864695 - 08/05/15 02:50 PM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 2439
Loc: Ovilla - TEXAS

We've got Waurika on the calendar. Let us know how your hunt goes. I expect bird populations to be good in all of our usual spots this year.
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#5865115 - 08/05/15 07:17 PM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
Pittstate Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/01/09
Posts: 5177
Loc: NE/CO/KS/MO/OK
I own land in Fox and Velma. I saw several coveys over July 4th weekend which is kind of earlier than usual to see coveys. 100 times more quail this year than 2 years ago and 60% more than last year. Actually thinking about doing a hunt in late Jan or early Feb after deer season.

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#5866268 - 08/06/15 01:17 PM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
blanked Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 06/03/07
Posts: 1368
Loc: magnolia tx
Do lease prices go up when the birds rebound

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#5866557 - 08/06/15 03:37 PM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Pro Tracker

Registered: 01/14/11
Posts: 1233
Loc: Abilene Texas
I was up at Guymon a couple of weeks ago. Quail are strong but pheasant still have a long way to recover. Sure seeing more antelope towards Hardesty.
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#5866989 - 08/06/15 07:33 PM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 486
Loc: Texas Panhandle
I hunted a 5,000 acre ranch that bordered the Black Kettle area last year and we found 2 coveys all day. The weather was terrible (rain and wind), but that still has me a bit skeptical about that area. We found birds all over the Texas Panhandle last year but not much luck over there. It may have been a fluke; i'll be interested to see if anyone has luck there this year.
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#5866992 - 08/06/15 07:34 PM Re: Oklahoma [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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THF Celebrity

Registered: 11/03/09
Posts: 37442
Loc: Richmond
Can you hunt from a vehicle up there?
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