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#6436728 - 09/03/16 08:14 AM East Texas quail
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Like yall, I'm reading about how the quail populations in Texas are on the rebound. I have hunted around Montgomery, Walker, and Polk counties for most of my life and have seen quail only twice.
Have any of you East Texas folks been seeing any quail?
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#6437208 - 09/03/16 04:25 PM Re: East Texas quail [Re: Palehorse]
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Not a single one in Freestone or Limestone county......
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#6437366 - 09/03/16 07:13 PM Re: East Texas quail [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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I think that the area around Fulshear, Texas is considered the Coastal Prairie. However, geographically it is east of Dallas. I have a family friend that lives near Fulshear and occasionally sees coveys of wild quail in that area. Not a lot but seeing some is a good sign.

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#6437394 - 09/03/16 07:57 PM Re: East Texas quail [Re: Coldwind]
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Heard some whistling around lake fork this past spring. So there's that.
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#6437611 - 09/03/16 10:48 PM Re: East Texas quail [Re: Palehorse]
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Nothing in Red River or Bowie counties. But we are seeing Black Bear. The irony


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#6437750 - 09/04/16 08:36 AM Re: East Texas quail [Re: Coldwind]
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Originally Posted By: Coldwind
I think that the area around Fulshear, Texas is considered the Coastal Prairie. However, geographically it is east of Dallas. I have a family friend that lives near Fulshear and occasionally sees coveys of wild quail in that area. Not a lot but seeing some is a good sign.


I live just a few miles from Fulshear. Hunted a pasture off Fulshear Katy road last year. We found a couple of coveys.
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#6442036 - 09/07/16 11:55 AM Re: East Texas quail [Re: Palehorse]
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There ought to be a few coveys in the far east Natl forests of TX and into Louisiana. They like the long-leaf pine savannas.

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#6442066 - 09/07/16 12:11 PM Re: East Texas quail [Re: Palehorse]
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I haven't seen a quail in Lee county in probably 25 years.

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#6442334 - 09/07/16 02:38 PM Re: East Texas quail [Re: Palehorse]
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I see quail and sasquatch with the same regularity. Used to be a few birds hanging around the clearcuts, but not any more.

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#6442357 - 09/07/16 02:54 PM Re: East Texas quail [Re: Palehorse]
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I saw a pair of Bobs in my yard in 2004 when I was living on Lake Palestine. That's the only quail I saw in the long 5 years I had to live in east Texas.

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#6442458 - 09/07/16 03:49 PM Re: East Texas quail [Re: pine knott]
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Originally Posted By: pine knott
I see quail and sasquatch with the same regularity.


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#6442486 - 09/07/16 04:01 PM Re: East Texas quail [Re: Palehorse]
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I live in Yantis proper, but rode the rural roads with my pup on a golf cart or Polaris almost daily. I've seen and heard more quail this summer than ever before. Nothing like I seen out west dove hunting this past week, but still, its great to hear these majestic birds here near home.

Sadly, I had to lay to rest my companion of 17 years a couple of weeks ago. I have no doubt those rides we took lengthened her life considerably. She looked forward to them everyday, rain, shine, sleet or snow.
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