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#5922994 - 09/10/15 08:20 PM Acorns on the ground
colt.45 Offline
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Registered: 03/16/12
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Loc: wondering about the woods
Any one else seeing acorns on the ground yet ? In the edge of tree lines by creek was seing, think it was the ine oak, small narrow... This week by feeder seeing the red oak on ground, didnt notice any tracks.. flag
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#5923378 - 09/11/15 06:49 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
huntindude Offline
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Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 885
Loc: Trinity county
same here around houston. live oaks acorns on ground. Tiny though.

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#5923384 - 09/11/15 06:54 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
I wasn't sure how much they produced this year, my neighbors trees don't have any confused2
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#5923521 - 09/11/15 08:25 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
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Registered: 08/06/14
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Loc: Tyler, TX
Just noticed the same thing. Lots of very tiny acorns on the ground already. I've never seen them this early, and I have never seen them this small. My wife and I have been wondering what this will mean. Will we see more activity at our food plot and feeder this year?

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#5923585 - 09/11/15 09:03 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
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Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 6986
Loc: West
All the live oaks are dropping at my house. Bunch of acorns on the ground
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#5923599 - 09/11/15 09:10 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: FoxTrot]
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Registered: 07/13/09
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Loc: Franklin, Tx Hunt in Panola ...
Just starting to drop here in Robertson Co. Trees are loaded. Looking for bumper crop at our place in E Tx.

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#5923709 - 09/11/15 10:04 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
colt.45 Offline
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cheers still got couple bags of corn & bag of wildgame feed.. Bought cheap spinner & had problems with it, might get old pvc feeder & rig it back up... Earlier rain helped, plenty of brows, fewer pic's of deer coming inta mineral licks on cam's this year... Best wishes... flag


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#5923717 - 09/11/15 10:10 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
esnow74 Offline
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Registered: 01/09/12
Posts: 257
Loc: Ellis County, TX
They always seem to start hitting the ground just before archery season in my experiences.

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#5923719 - 09/11/15 10:12 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
esnow74 Offline
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Registered: 01/09/12
Posts: 257
Loc: Ellis County, TX
The acorns production is usually better in years where you have mid to late summer rains. Spring rains then dry weather usually keeps the production down but if you get those mid summer rains, look out.

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#5923832 - 09/11/15 11:06 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
Bbear Offline
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Registered: 11/24/13
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Loc: West Texas
Menard County Live Oaks have been dropping for the last two weeks.
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#5923886 - 09/11/15 11:30 AM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
REALKILLER Offline
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Registered: 02/19/15
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They have arrived makes for some good tree hunting. banana I hunt the tree and then the animal. grin
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#5924015 - 09/11/15 12:33 PM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
Gangly Offline
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Registered: 10/14/13
Posts: 315
Live oaks dropping around my place.

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#5924040 - 09/11/15 12:42 PM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
colt.45 Offline
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Registered: 03/16/12
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Loc: wondering about the woods
cheers some good posts... rofl under neath were it says: colt.45 it has me listed as : THF Trophy Hunter.... The zigline, if thats whats its called tis more true: postaddic ... Not a trophy hunter, hunt for grillen & chillen... Still enjoy the old school methods of hunting... Looking for signs, tracks, can some ties kick dirt next ta were track is,difference in color... Looking at droppings, had put a video rofl the dip test on texasHF for laugh's... As mentionef in,think it was my first post... Dont clamb ta be an expert... scratch Had heard one time that oak trees have good years & bad, rain plays a factor, they take lots of nuetrants out of ground.. Were i was raised, no baiting.. Acorn trees, natural funnels, creeks water sorcess... Archery hunts great for learning deer patterns.... Best wishes this season.. Archery is just around the corner... flag
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#5924233 - 09/11/15 02:47 PM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
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Registered: 08/30/04
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Loc: The last LF ranch in S. Texas
Our place has been very inconsistent over the last five years. First year hunting there we had a bumper crop. Last year we had quite a few but small, and year before very few with the year before that non at all, mainly because of the drought.
This year I haven't seen one acorn yet, and usually when the trees are completely barren, the deer really hit the corn feeders which is when we've seen our biggest bucks early.
Looks like it may be a good season for early bucks hitting the corn!


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#5924483 - 09/11/15 05:34 PM Re: Acorns on the ground [Re: colt.45]
colt.45 Offline
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Registered: 03/16/12
Posts: 9307
Loc: wondering about the woods
Last year the acorns were tiny. Got pic's of three different bucks at mineral likes, they were just getting racks back... This year sern less, we were Blessed with rain.. Sorry ta hear bout drought.... Best wishes... flag
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