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#5918203 - 09/08/15 11:07 AM Opening Day band
bobcatt Offline
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Registered: 12/11/05
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Loc: Kilgore, TX
Shot this bird opening morning in the central zone, was banded in the San Marcos area, 4 year old mourning dove. never seen one before and didn't notice it until we went to breast it out. check your birds!

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#5918231 - 09/08/15 11:22 AM Re: Opening Day band [Re: bobcatt]
Guy Offline
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Registered: 12/06/05
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4 years is a long time, congrats. up

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#5918242 - 09/08/15 11:29 AM Re: Opening Day band [Re: bobcatt]
Stompy Offline
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Registered: 06/13/10
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Loc: Breckenridge Tx
Couple of my guys passed on a lot of birds because they were 2 and 3yr olds roflmao

Congrats on the band. Have had a lot of birds killed here over the years but I've never seen a band.
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#5918255 - 09/08/15 11:34 AM Re: Opening Day band [Re: Stompy]
Smiling Mallard Offline
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Registered: 08/12/05
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Loc: Rockwall
Originally Posted By: Stompy
Couple of my guys passed on a lot of birds because they were 2 and 3yr olds roflmao


Now that's funny.
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#5918328 - 09/08/15 12:21 PM Re: Opening Day band [Re: bobcatt]
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Ground shrinkage is not for deer hunters only...

Congrats on the band. Now to find a taxidermist who does dove... grin

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#5918384 - 09/08/15 12:54 PM Re: Opening Day band [Re: bobcatt]
Leonardo Offline
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Registered: 01/03/08
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Loc: Wise County
I saw a white morning dove on opening day. We were running hunters so I was in my Ranger without a gun. It flew right along side of me for a few hundred feet. Pretty neat sighting.

And yes I know the difference between a dove and pigeon.

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#5918689 - 09/08/15 04:13 PM Re: Opening Day band [Re: bobcatt]
Michael W. Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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In almost 60 years of dove hunting and many hundreds of doves I have never taken one with a band. 4 yrs. is a long time for a dove. I thought they only lived a couple of yrs.
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#5918830 - 09/08/15 05:40 PM Re: Opening Day band [Re: bobcatt]
cyphertext Offline
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Registered: 09/12/06
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Loc: Wylie, TX
Very cool... I have never seen one either.

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#5918920 - 09/08/15 06:40 PM Re: Opening Day band [Re: cyphertext]
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Originally Posted By: cyphertext
Very cool... I have never seen one either.
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#5919028 - 09/08/15 07:46 PM Re: Opening Day band [Re: bobcatt]
3kcattle Offline
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Registered: 07/24/13
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Must a been on a high fence place!

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#5919177 - 09/08/15 08:55 PM Re: Opening Day band [Re: bobcatt]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
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Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Congrats.

I have yet to see one in person. frown
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