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#6123800 - 01/07/16 10:46 AM Bell County whitetails
kdkane1971 Offline
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Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 2010
Loc: Mesopotamia
Does anyone hunt in Bell County, or have knowledge of the type of whitetails I could expect from a lease in Bell County, Texas?

Thank you in advance.

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#6123858 - 01/07/16 11:13 AM Re: Bell County whitetails [Re: kdkane1971]
crosshare Offline
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Registered: 07/12/13
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Depends on where your at in Bell Co., some areas have really big heavy deer and others have small hill country deer type.
Post up where or PM me and I can give you some insight

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#6123870 - 01/07/16 11:17 AM Re: Bell County whitetails [Re: kdkane1971]
jmh004 Offline
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Registered: 10/01/14
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http://www.venadogrande.com/2015-2016-entries/

Good number if Bell County bucks on here. Should give you a better idea.

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#6124247 - 01/07/16 02:21 PM Re: Bell County whitetails [Re: kdkane1971]
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Lots of good deer in Bell county
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#6124468 - 01/07/16 04:34 PM Re: Bell County whitetails [Re: kdkane1971]
Espy Offline
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Loc: Eddy TX.
I will be hunting Bell county this week trying to get a couple of doe for the freezer. depending where you are looking I-35 splits Bell county
They have different hunting rules for each side. have seen some nice deer in Bell county

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#6124799 - 01/07/16 08:13 PM Re: Bell County whitetails [Re: jmh004]
Zach S Offline
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Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 187
Loc: Mason, Gatesville, Round Rock
Problem with that contest is many people bring deer from outside Bell County and as long as they are officially scored in Bell then they can be entered. Three years in a row the same dad, son and daughter won and they were all South Texas deer.

That said, father and I have been hunting Bell county for 60+ years (combined) and there are good years and lean years. All this rain has really helped for sure.

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#6124874 - 01/07/16 08:49 PM Re: Bell County whitetails [Re: kdkane1971]
jmh004 Offline
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Registered: 10/01/14
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Boy your telling me about that contest! I got a 164" entered in it and I'm in 8th! Only 2 deer ahead of me that did not come from Deep South Texas. I really don't have that big of a problem with it though. It's a contest, and if you want to win a contest you should want to go up against the best I guess. Bell county has some good deer in it.

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#6125195 - 01/08/16 07:14 AM Re: Bell County whitetails [Re: kdkane1971]
kdkane1971 Offline
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Registered: 01/30/14
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Loc: Mesopotamia
Thanks for the info fellas. I have not been up to look at the property yet, so I cannot say exactly where in Bell County it is located. I have seen some pics of deer taken in the past few years from this exact property, and they are high teens to 120" deer, therefore it's possible the property is in the more "Hill Country" type area.

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#6128183 - 01/10/16 06:24 AM Re: Bell County whitetails [Re: kdkane1971]
copperhead Offline
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Registered: 11/22/05
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There's a couple of hunting ranches in southern Bell County, outside of Salado, one is Mustang Creek and I can't remember the other. I've seen some really good ones in the eastern section of BC. A lot of farmland but not a lot of deer, just bigger.

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#6128582 - 01/10/16 11:31 AM Re: Bell County whitetails [Re: kdkane1971]
jmh004 Offline
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Mustang Creek is high fence.

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