Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
bigcoyote, Buck skinner 5, elizeabthenall, firefish3055, Tommy C.
63659 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 87476
stxranchman 52745
bill oxner 46656
RKHarm24 44577
rifleman 44360
BOBO the Clown 43561
BMD 40879
Big Orn 37484
SnakeWrangler 35513
txshntr 35172
facebook
Forum Stats
63659 Members
45 Forums
452593 Topics
6253728 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6386054 - 07/28/16 03:22 PM Opening Weekend Doves
STEW Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 06/10/12
Posts: 142
Loc: Mansfield, TX
I have about five guys going Dove hunting for the 1st time. I am located in the DFW area. I can't decide if should book a hunt for them in Wichita Falls, TX or in Hondo, TX. I have been to WF, so I know there will be alot of Doves there, however I know that Hondo has amazing Dove hunting. What do you guys sugggest? Keep in mind a Hondo hunt will probably be double the price.

Top
#6386114 - 07/28/16 04:10 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
rickym Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5731
Loc: texas
If you know theres gonna be birds in WF take them there. Its closer to dfw and will cost less. Once they decide how they like it, possibly plan a south texas trip.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Grizz
Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

Top
#6386459 - 07/28/16 08:44 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
poisonivie Offline


Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 7825
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
Actually, you never know the birds will be there till you get there. It's here today, gone tomorrow, so many times. From Houston, I'd rather drive to Hondo than WF.
_________________________
Pee on Photobucket

Top
#6386771 - 07/29/16 07:26 AM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
bentman Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 01/01/10
Posts: 1383
Loc: tx
Both are great places.
_________________________
If it bleeds I can KILL IT

Top
#6387053 - 07/29/16 10:57 AM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
pervis Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/26/14
Posts: 712
Go west it's closer to dfw, later in the season go south gives birds the time to migrate.

Top
#6387322 - 07/29/16 02:28 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
Erich Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/11/04
Posts: 753
Loc: Cibolo, TX
if you're booking an opening weekend hunt for 5 spots I'd think you need to hurry. those are probably filling up.

I've heard the Hondo area fields are reliably good. I don'tknow anything about the Wichita falls area.
_________________________
Outdoorsman

Top
#6387790 - 07/29/16 08:24 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
aggiegadwall Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/04/10
Posts: 643
I know a place west of ft worth that might have done dove.
_________________________
www.rangercreekgoose.com - West Texas Waterfowl At It's Finest!

Top
#6388457 - 07/30/16 04:17 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
kweber Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/03/15
Posts: 256
your addy is Hou and you say yer DFW...
where ya gonna start from?
PS...I live W of SA



Edited by kweber (07/30/16 04:21 PM)

Top
#6388476 - 07/30/16 04:32 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
Creekrunner Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 10141
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Hondo.
_________________________
...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28

Top
#6388739 - 07/30/16 08:34 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
Frisbie Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/28/08
Posts: 5988
Loc: Burleson, TX
Hondo for sure
_________________________
Sales Manager: Drake Waterfowl Clothing
www.tightlinesandbigtines.com

Top
#6389109 - 07/31/16 09:33 AM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: kweber]
STEW Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 06/10/12
Posts: 142
Loc: Mansfield, TX
@Kweber; I recently moved to Houston, but all of my friends still live in Dallas.

Top
#6389118 - 07/31/16 09:39 AM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
CRAnderson52 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 2661
Loc: Highland Village, Texas
Check out the Abilene area too, Coleman never disappoints when it comes to birds.
_________________________
You can run but you can't hide...

Top
#6389166 - 07/31/16 10:32 AM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: CRAnderson52]
kweber Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/03/15
Posts: 256
looks like the doves are here W of SA...
I'm seeing 1000's daily...

Top
#6389843 - 07/31/16 09:20 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
beaversnipe Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 18796
Loc: Uranus
Go west
Less hunting pressure

This year hunters will hunt them hard thursday, friday, saturday, sunday and labor day

Thats mucho pressure
_________________________
www.TexasPondPoppers.com

Top
#6400657 - 08/09/16 02:26 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
YanceyTX_Hunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/22/14
Posts: 184
Loc: San Antonio
Was just out @ our place in Yancey this past weekend (15 minutes south of Hondo), doves were everywhere, I mean everywhere I dont know if i've ever seen them this thick before... Hopefully they stick around for the season...
_________________________
- YanceyTX_Hunter(s)

Top



© 2004-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide