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#6434949 - 09/01/16 05:44 PM Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet?
hovercat Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/30/14
Posts: 440
Loc: Pantego, TX
I read about them in the Outdoor Annual, but never seen one yet.

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#6435172 - 09/01/16 09:01 PM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
oldoak2000 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/16/07
Posts: 2365
Loc: North Texas
i check(ed) every one; nothing yet!
Got some nice fat whitewings!

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#6435242 - 09/01/16 09:45 PM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
Grizz Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 6659
Loc: Granbury, TX
I've never even seen one.
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#6435254 - 09/01/16 09:52 PM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
BradyBuck Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5523
Loc: Abilene, TX
Over 1500 dove were taken off of a 40 acre field of my friends last season and to my knowledge none had a band. I don't know if I'd notice it if I did shoot one. I need to start checking.

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#6435281 - 09/01/16 10:08 PM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
billygoat Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/31/10
Posts: 64
Loc: dallas
I shot one with a leg band two years ago. I went online and reported the #. It said the dove was banded that same year in July in Nebraska.

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#6435554 - 09/02/16 09:08 AM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
nacgoat08 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/10/11
Posts: 467
Loc: Miserableplex, Texas
A buddy of mine found one on a bird that had been hit by a car. His only band! lol
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#6435557 - 09/02/16 09:11 AM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
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Registered: 08/13/09
Posts: 482
Loc: Mansfield
My friend shot one a few years ago. Called it in and got $100 for it.

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#6435564 - 09/02/16 09:15 AM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
Cleric Offline
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Registered: 03/11/12
Posts: 2865
I have gotten 1. And my dad has gotten 2-3 I think.

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#6435590 - 09/02/16 09:33 AM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
duckhuntertex Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/13/10
Posts: 48
Loc: Cen-Tex
I shot one in 2004 with a $100 reward band but that's it

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#6435713 - 09/02/16 11:16 AM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
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Registered: 06/26/06
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Loc: Central Texas
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#6436868 - 09/03/16 10:40 AM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
NTx Gunner Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/13/13
Posts: 257
Loc: NTX
Shot a racing pigeon last year that was banded. Does that count? LoL

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#6437284 - 09/03/16 05:22 PM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
BDB Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 618
Loc: Mesquite
I shot a white wing 3 years ago in China Springs TX (east side of San Antone) It was banded in downtown San Antone.

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#6437462 - 09/03/16 08:59 PM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
SpoonPlatoon Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/24/07
Posts: 8107
Loc: Palestine
Got my first one yesterday. Banded 7/12/16

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#6437592 - 09/03/16 10:27 PM Re: Has anyone shot a dove with a leg band yet? [Re: hovercat]
Just Nate Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 01/14/12
Posts: 4648
Loc: Austin, TX
My dad helped ban 1,500 morning doves in Colorado this year and 1,000 last year. It is one of the projects they do in my home town area. My little brother hunted about 3 miles from where they caught and banded the doves and shot like 7 banded doves this morning.

It really kind of ticks me off, I have hunted for 30 plus years and have only shot 1 wing clip banded dove. It was a white wing put out for a wedding. My little brother has hunted for only 2 years and has shot over 50 banded birds.

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