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#5955715 - 10/01/15 07:08 AM What to do?
keep it wet Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 11/03/09
Posts: 25
Loc: Weatherford,Tx
Been quail hunting for 10 years but have never had this problem.
The darn broom weed is so thick and 3-4 ft tall. You can't even see your feet when in it. How in the world are we going to get our dog to work in this? I might have to put one of those bike flags on the tail just to see them. LOL

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#5955733 - 10/01/15 07:25 AM Re: What to do? [Re: keep it wet]
CCBIRDDOGMAN Offline
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Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 9741
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
GPS and a spotter up on the top seats of the Mule. That and we don't start till December so hopefully it will be dead and dried out some. I hate when the broomweed is all green and still has blooms.
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#5955734 - 10/01/15 07:26 AM Re: What to do? [Re: keep it wet]
bill oxner Offline
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Registered: 11/03/09
Posts: 36198
Loc: Richmond
I've had that problem on some wet years. I usually hunt from a vehicle. We've had to pick up and move to more open country. Dogs can't jump over it or run under it. You just have to pick your spots.
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#5955742 - 10/01/15 07:35 AM Re: What to do? [Re: keep it wet]
Barny Topwater Offline
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Registered: 11/22/09
Posts: 2697
Loc: New Braunfels TX USA
Reading the RPQRR report this morning that broom weed is a good sign, with some other weeds.
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#5955831 - 10/01/15 08:30 AM Re: What to do? [Re: Barny Topwater]
bill oxner Offline
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Originally Posted By: Barny Topwater
Reading the RPQRR report this morning that broom weed is a good sign, with some other weeds.


Broom weed is good, but I usually don't find quail in the thick tall stuff. Quail like to be able to see above them. I think?
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#5963216 - 10/05/15 10:20 PM Re: What to do? [Re: keep it wet]
MS1454 Offline
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Registered: 01/27/08
Posts: 2875
Loc: Houston/Sealy
My dogs just plow threw it no problems. I have a collar with a locator just in case they go on point.
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