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#6167617 - 02/03/16 09:34 AM I Have Never Seen
Stompy Offline
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Registered: 06/13/10
Posts: 4876
Loc: Breckenridge Tx
This many Doves here this time of year. I am still covered up in them and have been since October. Should be a great local population and hatch this year,,,I'm hoping.
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#6167644 - 02/03/16 09:49 AM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
stxranchman Online   content
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52555
Same here down south and they have been here since early last fall in great numbers. Just a lot of weed and grass seeds this year. They are at my feeders before the deer get a chance most days.


#6167763 - 02/03/16 10:42 AM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
Duck_Hunter Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/30/14
Posts: 5935
That's a good number of birds, STX.
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I just turned it on . I was looking bird dogs in the butt this morning.

#6167897 - 02/03/16 12:04 PM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
Fooshman Online   content
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Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 14037
Loc: Black Dog, Texas
I think I saw two on the last day of duck season, but I wasn't really looking. As long as they show up during season I am good.

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#6167935 - 02/03/16 12:36 PM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
Fishuhalik Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/10/14
Posts: 412
Loc: Katy, TX
I'm in Jourdanton and they're thick right now
Cigarettes are like hamsters. Perfectly harmless til you put it in your mouth & light it on fire

#6168067 - 02/03/16 02:26 PM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
LarryCopper Offline
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Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 4324
Loc: The Great State
Same thing here in North TX. By far the most I've seen this time of year. A few weeks ago I was in the panhandle hunting ditch chickens with plenty of snow on the ground and I couldn't believe the numbers there, too.

#6168439 - 02/03/16 05:28 PM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
sallysue Offline
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Registered: 02/21/06
Posts: 2847
Loc: Belton Tx
I plowed my sunflower patch last couple of days and its loaded with them now

#6169014 - 02/04/16 01:06 AM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
Txduckman Offline
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Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 13092
Loc: Big D
The dove were horrendous at our place. We fed more dove than deer once Decmber hit. They would eat every kernel.

#6169761 - 02/04/16 03:35 PM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
Maxus Offline

Registered: 01/05/11
Posts: 93
Loc: Wise County
we have had a bunch of white wing around my house in Bridgeport as well.

#6171421 - 02/05/16 07:51 PM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
udamdan Offline
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Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 5970
Loc: Dallas & Young Counties
2nd season was the best we ever had this year in Young County

#6171726 - 02/06/16 07:23 AM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
shsuducks Offline

Registered: 09/05/06
Posts: 103
Loc: Montgomery, TX
I took my son hunting in freer on the last weekend of doe/spike season. No less than 75-100 dove around every feeder on the ranch! They can clean up the corn thrown out in a matter of minutes.

#6172680 - 02/07/16 07:53 AM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
kweber Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/03/15
Posts: 252
doves in Medina Co were stupid good in Dec-Jan...
never seen so many...
we had many good shoots over tanks and sesame fields...
next yr sesame will be off about 80% acct price, tho...
inside Hondo city limits, the whitewings are as thick as if it were Aug...

Edited by kweber (02/07/16 07:54 AM)

#6173659 - 02/07/16 09:03 PM Re: I Have Never Seen [Re: Stompy]
Greekangler Offline
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Registered: 09/05/04
Posts: 1734
Loc: North Tejas
NTX have very little food- we were loaded previous 2 years- couldn't get corn/ milo/ wheat in w moisture. All about the food

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