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#6068764 - 12/05/15 08:32 PM where to go for diy pheasant
assassinator Offline
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Registered: 12/31/11
Posts: 313
Loc: in my own world
I want to go pheasant hunting next week. Would like mostly do it yourself type of the hunt without spending to much. Just me and my lab. Should I stay in Texas, go to Oklahoma, or Kansas? I would like to stay under a 7 hour drive from Fort Worth, keep it affordable ,and would like to shoot some birds. Where should I go?

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#6068904 - 12/05/15 10:04 PM Re: where to go for diy pheasant [Re: assassinator]
danceswithquail Offline
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Registered: 08/20/07
Posts: 659
Loc: DFW Area
My vote, get a Kansas WIHA map/app on your phone, load up, and hit Hodgeman, Ford, Edwards, Kiowa county. Maybe even Harper county on your way home. Better bring some 8 shot for quail too, you will need em. Good luck

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#6069195 - 12/06/15 08:57 AM Re: where to go for diy pheasant [Re: assassinator]
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Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 7825
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
I can't figure out when to put in the 8 shot. Whichever shot you put in, the other bird is gonna fly.
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#6069232 - 12/06/15 09:36 AM Re: where to go for diy pheasant [Re: assassinator]
danceswithquail Offline
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Registered: 08/20/07
Posts: 659
Loc: DFW Area
Yeah - I only do it when chasing marked singles from a covey rise. I switched to 6 shot this year because of all the quail up there, where I normally do 5 shot as a compromise

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#6069416 - 12/06/15 12:32 PM Re: where to go for diy pheasant [Re: assassinator]
Kahuna Offline
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Registered: 09/21/04
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Pheasant numbers not rebounding in Oklahoma like quail. Save yourself a trip.
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#6070031 - 12/06/15 07:52 PM Re: where to go for diy pheasant [Re: assassinator]
Spinone Offline
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Registered: 11/09/15
Posts: 32
Loc: McAllen
Kansas or southwest Nebraska. WIHA. In sw Nebraska you might even find prairie grouse.

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#6074792 - 12/09/15 10:39 AM Re: where to go for diy pheasant [Re: assassinator]
reeltexan Offline
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Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 3057
Loc: Ovilla - TEXAS

My nephew does some of it out near Lubbock.
They have pretty good success. You'll find pheasant and quail.
The week after Christmas you can shoot dove too.
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#6082367 - 12/13/15 09:38 PM Re: where to go for diy pheasant [Re: assassinator]
Mundo Offline
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Registered: 02/03/15
Posts: 266
Numbers are down but Kansas has the best access---Get a WIA map, look for crp grass walk in areas near crops. If you understand township system you can find WIAs areas in Kansas. Don't hesitate to ask about WIAs locals will direct you to them.

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