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#6079667 - 12/12/15 07:17 AM Dead Deer
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Registered: 08/05/12
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Loc: Dallas
Here in Alabama I see dead dear on the highway weekly. Are there parts of Texas the same way ? ... confused2


Edited by General Guts (12/12/15 07:18 AM)
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#6079682 - 12/12/15 07:41 AM Re: Dead Deer [Re: General Guts]
Shotgun Willie Offline
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Registered: 01/05/10
Posts: 829
Loc: McKinney, TX
I20 in Weatherford always seems to have a fair number. Someone out that way has a pretty good collection of scratched up euro mounts, based on all the ones with heads missing.

I still don't understand why it's illegal to do that.

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#6079697 - 12/12/15 08:09 AM Re: Dead Deer [Re: General Guts]
Barny Topwater Offline
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Registered: 11/22/09
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Loc: New Braunfels TX USA
The hill country of TX has dead deer almost every 10 miles of hwy.
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#6079848 - 12/12/15 10:37 AM Re: Dead Deer [Re: Barny Topwater]
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Originally Posted By: Barny Topwater
The hill country of TX has dead deer almost every 10 miles of hwy.


Some parts of east Texas is the same....lots of hogs, coons, opossums, and tree rats too....
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#6079853 - 12/12/15 10:41 AM Re: Dead Deer [Re: General Guts]
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Registered: 10/26/09
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Loc: Brownwood,Tx
I always know when the pre-rut starts around here when the young bucks start showing up dead on the highway between my house and town.

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#6079865 - 12/12/15 10:51 AM Re: Dead Deer [Re: General Guts]
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Registered: 03/16/12
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Loc: wondering about the woods
scratch Live in 4 deer county here, around 2010 twas buck only cause not enough deer... Rather than the HF theory, we use the Big Bang Theory rofl ta educate or deer... Hog shows up at feeder bang, grillen & chillen... Legal deer, up ta shooter, bang grillen & chillen deer go nocturnal & much tougher hunt... Refur back to 2010 4 deer county, & still see very few deer hit on roads do ta BBT rofl my truck back-fires bang ... As pappy says: Saves tax payers money on dem dar deer crossing signs... flag
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#6079905 - 12/12/15 11:31 AM Re: Dead Deer [Re: BOONER]
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Originally Posted By: BOONER
I always know when the pre-rut starts around here when the young bucks start showing up dead on the highway between my house and town.


Booner, I did a job last weekend near you (Early, Heartland mall) We drove down 183 from 20. Saw one dead deer North of town on 183 and that was it? drove to Weatherford up to Springtown, in fact we only saw one "live" deer driving both ways, odd to say the least.

I actually hit a deer 6 or so years ago when the crew and I where headed to work in Brownwood, used to be deer all over 183.
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#6079949 - 12/12/15 12:20 PM Re: Dead Deer [Re: General Guts]
don k Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Loc: Bandera, Tx
Around here you seem to see more Axis road kills than WT. Axis are not real smart when it comes to traffic.
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#6079977 - 12/12/15 12:44 PM Re: Dead Deer [Re: don k]
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Registered: 08/18/12
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Loc: Chambers County
Originally Posted By: don k
Around here you seem to see more Axis road kills than WT. Axis are not real smart when it comes to traffic.

That's what I was gonna say about 377 south of Junction.
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#6079984 - 12/12/15 12:57 PM Re: Dead Deer [Re: General Guts]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
I drove 153 from Winters to Coleman the weekend before Thanksgiving, it was littered with dead deer. Probably one every three miles, maybe more.
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#6079992 - 12/12/15 01:08 PM Re: Dead Deer [Re: General Guts]
Stickchunker Offline
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Registered: 08/25/08
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Loc: Montgomery, Tx
HWY 84 between Gatesville and Goldthwaite is generally pretty bad.


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#6080054 - 12/12/15 02:10 PM Re: Dead Deer [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
colt.45 Offline
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
I drove 153 from Winters to Coleman the weekend before Thanksgiving, it was littered with dead deer. Probably one every three miles, maybe more.

rofl them thar deer won't make it in texasHF debate AR rules of is this deer old enough or big enough... Sounds like counties not doing thar job... Cost tax payers money, insurances go up... They got deer crossing signs along these roads confused2 people need ta slow down, special at night, every one in a hurry... As pappy says: Tis why like the if its legal, tis my tag.... look at debate bout deer with bolt in neck... flag
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#6080137 - 12/12/15 03:20 PM Re: Dead Deer [Re: General Guts]
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Registered: 01/27/12
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Loc: Tomball
On 59 and 77 Houston to Kingsville
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#6081351 - 12/13/15 12:35 PM Re: Dead Deer [Re: Western]
BOONER Offline
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Registered: 10/26/09
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Loc: Brownwood,Tx
Originally Posted By: Western
Originally Posted By: BOONER
I always know when the pre-rut starts around here when the young bucks start showing up dead on the highway between my house and town.


Booner, I did a job last weekend near you (Early, Heartland mall) We drove down 183 from 20. Saw one dead deer North of town on 183 and that was it? drove to Weatherford up to Springtown, in fact we only saw one "live" deer driving both ways, odd to say the least.

I actually hit a deer 6 or so years ago when the crew and I where headed to work in Brownwood, used to be deer all over 183.


Western for whatever reason there haven't been as many on 183 this year but 377 is a different story.

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#6082514 - 12/13/15 11:37 PM Re: Dead Deer [Re: General Guts]
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Registered: 08/30/04
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Loc: Big D
I normally see a few even on 114 near Westlake but none this year. None on 287 either.

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