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#6442419 - 09/07/16 03:28 PM Bird #'s have really slowed down
sallysue Offline
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Registered: 02/21/06
Posts: 2691
Loc: Belton Tx
here in Bell County

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#6442423 - 09/07/16 03:30 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
Herbie Hancock Offline
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Registered: 08/23/16
Posts: 1043
Loc: Cypress, Texas
I'm just going to blame everything on the rain.

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#6442430 - 09/07/16 03:34 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
sallysue Offline
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Registered: 02/21/06
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Loc: Belton Tx
Plus there more hunters than I ever seen out there

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#6442446 - 09/07/16 03:42 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
Espy Online   content
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Registered: 11/08/07
Posts: 2801
Loc: Eddy TX.
Originally Posted By: sallysue
here in Bell County

Hunted Northern Bell county a couple of times and the birds were scarce.

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#6442925 - 09/07/16 08:30 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
Fishuhalik Offline
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Registered: 03/10/14
Posts: 412
Loc: Katy, TX
They musta all come down here. I'm in the Jourdanton/Pleasanton area and the birds just showed up THICK. We had decent numbers but all of a sudden I started noticing huge numbers today
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#6442974 - 09/07/16 08:58 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
Hopedale Offline
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Registered: 09/12/07
Posts: 5942
Loc: Central Texas
Its probably all the folks from CA moving to Austin hunting the WMAs in that area.
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#6443085 - 09/07/16 10:03 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
Greekangler Offline
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Registered: 09/05/04
Posts: 1600
Loc: North Tejas
Originally Posted By: sallysue
here in Bell County
they typically do after first weekend. Sometimes sparse even after the first.
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#6443904 - 09/08/16 02:34 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
Grandpa Lee Offline
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Registered: 08/18/16
Posts: 115
Loc: Victoria County
Huge numbers of WW's down here in Calhoun Co. I can't wait to get a crack at them in a few weeks, that's if they are still around.

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#6444053 - 09/08/16 03:50 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
STXHO Offline
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Registered: 04/06/11
Posts: 5161
Loc: South Texas
Originally Posted By: sallysue
here in Bell County


Some of my guides hunted Granger on the opener, they all shot limits. The following day the birds were gone. I have seen a huge increase in doves the last couple of days in my fields here near Corpus. I think your birds just showed up....
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#6444124 - 09/08/16 04:45 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
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Registered: 09/26/14
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We didn't shoot anything hardly in granger other than the bull. For 2 yrs down there now it's been slow. I go to visit and catch up with friends we see once a yr there. More about the good times than the birds. When I was younger the birds were great down there. Been hunting it since I was 13. I'm 36 now. Lots of good hunts in that area

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#6444536 - 09/08/16 09:03 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 2776
Loc: granger,tx
Shot a limit opening morning, had a few people over that evening, there were 40 birds shot that evening,then confused2, Have not been since. Had a guy come out Monday, he shot 7 times, he said he shot just to shoot at something. Where o where the birds be?????

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#6444545 - 09/08/16 09:07 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 2776
Loc: granger,tx
Oh and those 40 were 5 people hunting!!!

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#6444707 - 09/08/16 11:57 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: pervis]
STXHO Offline
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Registered: 04/06/11
Posts: 5161
Loc: South Texas
Originally Posted By: pervis
We didn't shoot anything hardly in granger other than the bull. For 2 yrs down there now it's been slow. I go to visit and catch up with friends we see once a yr there. More about the good times than the birds. When I was younger the birds were great down there. Been hunting it since I was 13. I'm 36 now. Lots of good hunts in that area


If you ever pass through Circleville on your way to Granger stop in and tell Joe hi. He's my uncle and the owner.
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#6445455 - 09/09/16 03:47 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: sallysue]
LuckyVictim Offline
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Registered: 03/19/12
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We hunted opening day and experienced lighter than usual number of birds in North East Texas.
Got to talking with family in Nebraska. They usually get a day or two at the start of the season before the birds start moving south. However, they're reporting back, weather has been extremely mild and the birds are still flying strong up north.
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#6445469 - 09/09/16 03:54 PM Re: Bird #'s have really slowed down [Re: LuckyVictim]
sallysue Offline
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Registered: 02/21/06
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Loc: Belton Tx
Originally Posted By: LuckyVictim
We hunted opening day and experienced lighter than usual number of birds in North East Texas.
Got to talking with family in Nebraska. They usually get a day or two at the start of the season before the birds start moving south. However, they're reporting back, weather has been extremely mild and the birds are still flying strong up north.
Thats good to hear

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