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#6404876 - 08/12/16 09:21 AM Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet?
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Registered: 07/28/08
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I noticed recently that both Academy and Walmart appear to be gearing up for Dove Season. And I'm sure the shelves will get stocked even more as the weeks pass.

I couldn't resist but to buy a bag of seed last night at Academy. Thankfully, seed producers are required by law to list exactly what seed is in the bag and how much of it. I noticed quite a few that contained mostly rye grass.

So then, have you started gearing up yet?
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#6405000 - 08/12/16 10:08 AM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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I bought some mojo's, 4 cases of shotshells, 50% off camo, and lots of freezer baggies. grin
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#6405018 - 08/12/16 10:16 AM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
ThreePeppers Offline
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Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 390
Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County
4 cases of dove loads and new pop-up blind for now.

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#6405419 - 08/12/16 01:37 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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Registered: 10/12/15
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Loc: Dickinson, TX
Not yet but pulled out the bow to get resighted. Never been dove hunting. Id love to but have had the time to learn where to on public land and dont want to do a lease
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#6405446 - 08/12/16 01:50 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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nope....
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#6405453 - 08/12/16 01:55 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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ABSOLUTELY... I love when the first ad's come in each year... Bass Pro last night, Academy, Dicks... even Gander Mountain.... I spent more time walking the isles at lunch when I can than anything else.... Some people pay a therapist... I go to the hunting sections and enjoy picking a few things here and there.... Shot Gun Shells stocked up... a wind detector and a few small things yesterday.... I get downright Giddy this time of year.

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#6405543 - 08/12/16 02:50 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: texaspirate]
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Originally Posted By: texaspirate
ABSOLUTELY... I love when the first ad's come in each year... Bass Pro last night, Academy, Dicks... even Gander Mountain.... I spent more time walking the isles at lunch when I can than anything else.... Some people pay a therapist... I go to the hunting sections and enjoy picking a few things here and there.... Shot Gun Shells stocked up... a wind detector and a few small things yesterday.... I get downright Giddy this time of year.


Yes, women get a fix by buying a new purse or pair of shoes. We get out fix with every outdoors purchase.
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#6405556 - 08/12/16 02:54 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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ammo
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#6405620 - 08/12/16 03:21 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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I think the last time I bought anything for dove season was 2 years ago when I got a couple of cases of shells and one of the belts with pockets. The game vest got a little toasty the season before, so a new belt it was. Unfortunately I don't have a reliable place to dove hunt, so I normally just go with my neighbor when he goes out to his dad's place..and he's not much of a hunter, so 4-5 times a year?

Now to prep for deer season is a whole different story. If my wife knew how much I've spent from the end of last season until now in preps for deer season, she'd have a heart attack. roflmao Finally got my custom bolt gun finished, new to me blind, new to me Kawasaki Mule (plus tires/wheels, lift, building a roof), new feeder motor box, just to name a few. Dang, putting it all into a list is a bit of a wake up call for this year crazy

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#6406059 - 08/12/16 08:55 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: ZK-315]
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Yeah, $2,300 lease payment next week.

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#6406105 - 08/12/16 09:29 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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Yeah, bought a $25 solar panel and 900lbs of corn. Thankfully everything is intact and working this year
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#6406904 - 08/13/16 06:28 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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Registered: 05/14/07
Posts: 495
Loc: Arlington
Feeder battery, wasp spray, dove shells, lease payment...metal corners to keep the cows from chewing on my ground blind.

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#6406978 - 08/13/16 07:13 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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Loc: Katy, TX
Feeder Battery, new blind, lease payment. Can't wait!
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#6407044 - 08/13/16 07:53 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: ThreePeppers]
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Registered: 02/26/11
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Loc: Smith County
Paid for my lease yesterday.

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#6407168 - 08/13/16 09:39 PM Re: Have you made your first pre-season purchase yet? [Re: Texas Dan]
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Pre season what? I hunt year round and buy stuff year round. I do need to get a new license though.
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