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#6095685 - 12/21/15 08:41 PM Blue Christmas
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We finally got around to hunting the blues up top at my buddy's place. We don't usually hunt up there but some people were deer hunting the creek on his place this weekend so we figured we would give it a shot. It turned out to be pretty successful and a whole lot of fun!





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#6095689 - 12/21/15 08:43 PM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: TXPanhandler]
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Wow. Any dog work?
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#6095697 - 12/21/15 08:49 PM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: bill oxner]
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Wow. Any dog work?


We had some great dog work. There were still a few patches of snow on the ground and not a whole lot of wind, so the scenting conditions were great. They would point the covey about 50 yards before we ever saw the birds (unless we saw them running down the road or on a gas well pad) and then really do well after the initial flush. These birds hadn't been hunted in probably 15 years and didn't fly very far before sitting back down and sticking tight.
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#6095730 - 12/21/15 09:02 PM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: TXPanhandler]
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Awesome!!!!!!

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#6096125 - 12/22/15 07:51 AM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: TXPanhandler]
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How many coveys?
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#6096136 - 12/22/15 07:58 AM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: TXPanhandler]
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Love hunting Blues. Looks like a great hunt.
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Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.

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#6097220 - 12/22/15 06:16 PM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: CinchMan]
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Originally Posted By: CinchMan
How many coveys?


8 coveys. 7 blues and 1 bobs. There were about 20 or 25 in the covey of bobs and 40+ with all of the blues. One Covey of blues had over 100 birds in it.
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#6097222 - 12/22/15 06:18 PM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: TXPanhandler]
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The dog pics are the most important

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#6097257 - 12/22/15 06:39 PM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: blanked]
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The dog pics are the most important


You ever try to get a picture of a dog on point while hunting blues?
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#6097722 - 12/22/15 10:48 PM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: TXPanhandler]
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Yep many many times every time I take hunters Can't hunt blues with a pointing dog is just a myth. Unless your hunting poor overgrazed country

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#6097766 - 12/22/15 11:18 PM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: TXPanhandler]
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This in west Texas ?
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#6097845 - 12/23/15 05:26 AM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: blanked]
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Originally Posted By: blanked
The dog pics are the most important


Really? I've never seen you post any.
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#6097891 - 12/23/15 06:38 AM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: TXPanhandler]
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This is my first year to find blue quail and I must say I have been pleasantly surprised. Once they get scattered we have enjoyed some pretty good dog work. The blue's are a welcomed addition to the scenery for us.

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#6098010 - 12/23/15 08:25 AM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: TXPanhandler]
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Love hunting Blues. Of course I prefer to hunt them in the snow when they don;t tend to run as much!

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#6098020 - 12/23/15 08:31 AM Re: Blue Christmas [Re: blanked]
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Originally Posted By: blanked
The dog pics are the most important


I might take more pictures of them when I get older, but right now I'm more focused on taking in the moment than holding an electronic device and watching through a lens.
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