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#6065829 - 12/03/15 10:42 PM Praise the good Lord we have birds again at long last!
kgbill Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/10/09
Posts: 46
Loc: panhandle
If you're not giving thanks you're crazy, and if you can't make a birddog this year you're not getting out enough! We had 17 coveys pointed today on foot-my lifetime high. With 2 one year old pups...

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#6065960 - 12/04/15 05:29 AM Re: Praise the good Lord we have birds again at long last! [Re: kgbill]
danceswithquail Offline
Tracker

Registered: 08/20/07
Posts: 561
Loc: DFW Area
I have been calling it a miracle with my friends, and I haven't even hunted in Texas yet. I don't ever remember a year when DFW got 18 inches of rain, but I think there is no doubt what the key month for rain is for bobwhites.

Warned the wife she is going to be a bit of a quail hunting widow for the next three months, lost ground to make up from past four years

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#6066000 - 12/04/15 06:29 AM Re: Praise the good Lord we have birds again at long last! [Re: kgbill]
Ringman Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/15/15
Posts: 75
Loc: East Texas
Our first hunt was the best in 20 years. Going again this weekend. Thank Lord for the birds and for giving me a loving wife that understands and supports my hunting hobby. happy3

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#6066015 - 12/04/15 06:51 AM Re: Praise the good Lord we have birds again at long last! [Re: kgbill]
bill oxner Online   content
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Registered: 11/03/09
Posts: 36112
Loc: Richmond
Greatness.
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#6068497 - 12/05/15 05:51 PM Re: Praise the good Lord we have birds again at long last! [Re: bill oxner]
First_Chance Offline
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Registered: 05/10/05
Posts: 2334
Loc: dfw
We've received over 40" of rain in S. Tex so far this year (Jim Hogg/Duval Co.). We've moved 20+ coveys per HALF day on several occasions so far, all wild birds and the good stuff hasn't even started yet! Wait till we get a frost or two to knock the brush back a tad and improve the scenting conditions. I bet we get a few 50 covey days easy this year... like the old days!
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