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#6050582 - 11/25/15 10:18 PM Too many doe!!!!!
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We have only 96 acres in South Texas. This morning we counted 12 doe and 4 yearlings. No bucks are coming to the corn during the day. According to pictures, we have about 4 bucks, not including the yearlings. How many doe should we shoot, and should we wait to do it until January?
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#6050588 - 11/25/15 10:22 PM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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How many live on your land?
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#6050602 - 11/25/15 10:33 PM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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How many doe?
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#6050604 - 11/25/15 10:34 PM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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Total deer.
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#6050607 - 11/25/15 10:36 PM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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20 to 25 I would say.
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#6050621 - 11/25/15 10:43 PM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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So you have a deer to 4 to 4.5 acres in an area that normally supports a deer for every 25 to 30 acres? You do not draw in any deer from the neighboring pieces of property?
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#6050633 - 11/25/15 10:49 PM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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Oh yeah, I see what you mean. We haven't witnessed the deer jumping over to the neighboring properties, but I'm sure they do. I have no idea how many actually live on our place.
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#6050680 - 11/25/15 11:30 PM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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Why not contact a TPWD game warden or biologist & ask their opinion?

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#6051065 - 11/26/15 09:57 AM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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If it is all low fence around you. They are traveling from property to property. So the real question is how many deer are in the area? If it is a dense population in that area then I would say wait until the rut is over or you get your buck then limit out. But maximus flavors has a very solid suggestion. Tpwd biologist or the game warden would be able to give you a more accurate number. They are a great resource that very few people use.
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#6051075 - 11/26/15 10:03 AM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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part of it depends on how large the adjoining ranches are and how hard they are hunting? and are they managing their places too? On 96 acres it will be difficult to do much unless those around you are doing the same
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#6051216 - 11/26/15 11:26 AM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: tlk]
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#6051716 - 11/26/15 05:46 PM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Captain Luke]
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I just want to say thank you for using the proper "too". cheers

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#6051721 - 11/26/15 05:50 PM Re: Too many doe!!!!! [Re: Enter Standman]
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Originally Posted By: Enter Standman
I just want to say thank you for using the proper "too". cheers

Well I've been teaching English for 15 years, so I better know that one. Lol
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