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#6386054 - 07/28/16 03:22 PM Opening Weekend Doves
STEW Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 06/10/12
Posts: 138
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.

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

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5531
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.
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#6386459 - 07/28/16 08:44 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
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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.
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#6386771 - 07/29/16 07:26 AM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
bentman Offline
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Registered: 01/01/10
Posts: 1305
Loc: tx
Both are great places.
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#6387053 - 07/29/16 10:57 AM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
pervis Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/26/14
Posts: 682
Go west it's closer to dfw, later in the season go south gives birds the time to migrate.

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

Registered: 11/11/04
Posts: 743
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.
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#6387790 - 07/29/16 08:24 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
aggiegadwall Offline
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Registered: 01/04/10
Posts: 641
I know a place west of ft worth that might have done dove.
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#6388457 - 07/30/16 04:17 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
kweber Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/03/15
Posts: 250
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)

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#6388476 - 07/30/16 04:32 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
Creekrunner Online   content
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 9131
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Hondo.
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#6388739 - 07/30/16 08:34 PM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: STEW]
Frisbie Offline
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Registered: 06/28/08
Posts: 5988
Loc: Burleson, TX
Hondo for sure
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#6389109 - 07/31/16 09:33 AM Re: Opening Weekend Doves [Re: kweber]
STEW Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 06/10/12
Posts: 138
Loc: Mansfield, TX
@Kweber; I recently moved to Houston, but all of my friends still live in Dallas.

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

Registered: 09/03/15
Posts: 250
looks like the doves are here W of SA...
I'm seeing 1000's daily...

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

Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 17033
Loc: Uranus
Go west
Less hunting pressure

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

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

Registered: 10/22/14
Posts: 163
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...
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