Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
missNdixie, Dicster, TMartinez, Mike HunterC, Timmins Ranch
61979 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81773
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44186
BOBO the Clown 42269
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38607
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34376
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31243
facebook
Forum Stats
61979 Members
46 Forums
429841 Topics
5926339 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6508141 - 10/23/16 08:31 PM A Few Pics
DQ Kid Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 4323
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Some Pics from the last month, most movement at night or early morning with the heat..Some youngsters with potential and a couple of middle aged deer.






Top
#6508453 - 10/24/16 07:18 AM Re: A Few Pics [Re: DQ Kid]
DQ Kid Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 4323
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Would you concur that these deer are all 2-4.5 yo?

Top
#6512009 - 10/25/16 10:40 PM Re: A Few Pics [Re: DQ Kid]
nocknload Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/01/13
Posts: 95
Loc: DFW
I will concur that you need to spend more time in the blind. Them are some good bucks. Good luck this season.


Edited by nocknload (10/25/16 10:40 PM)

Top
#6512165 - 10/26/16 07:42 AM Re: A Few Pics [Re: DQ Kid]
Pitchfork Predator Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 12147
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
I agree with you on age DQ except the one on top. I think he is 5+, but the pic is out of focus.

I recommend you lower the height on your feeder pen and double the size. I've observed that's a much more appealing setup to mature bucks. I never got consistent visits from mature bucks until making these changes. up
_________________________
Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

www.insured-wealth.com
469-323-8920

Top
#6512323 - 10/26/16 08:55 AM Re: A Few Pics [Re: DQ Kid]
DQ Kid Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 4323
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Gotcha Pitch, they are somewhat built to scale for the property size and population densities, at least that's what I initially told myself, LOL. I actually preferred not having them the first couple of years of owning the place but the hogs started spending hours under the feeders at night so had to go up with them. I did seem to have more mature bucks pre-pens, pre-hogs but those days have come and gone. I will probably have to wait on enlarging them but can cut them down another 6", probably wouldn't hurt. Don't want to go to low though as I have the cows in there during the offseasons.

Top
#6512442 - 10/26/16 10:02 AM Re: A Few Pics [Re: DQ Kid]
Pitchfork Predator Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 12147
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
I know what you mean, I experienced the same thing with mine and then the hogs started owning it. I learned when you think of the time and expense we put into our hunting opportunities it's well worth the time and money to put the odds much more in your favor. I know your area well as I had a 1000 acre lease between Graham and Woodson for 5 years.

Since adding the pen and doing it right this time, I always have shooters consistently visiting the feeder. up
_________________________
Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

www.insured-wealth.com
469-323-8920

Top
#6512443 - 10/26/16 10:03 AM Re: A Few Pics [Re: DQ Kid]
TooLow Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/01/10
Posts: 6335
Loc: Deep Ellum, TX
Nice young buck there in a couple of those pics

Top
#6512462 - 10/26/16 10:15 AM Re: A Few Pics [Re: DQ Kid]
jshouse Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/24/10
Posts: 6358
Loc: Rockwall
up
_________________________
Originally Posted By: cameron00
If I send my neighbors a text and ask them to give me feedback on my lawn and plant rye into a giant dong pattern, I'm probably going to get some less than positive feedback. Same goes here.

Top
#6512873 - 10/26/16 01:17 PM Re: A Few Pics [Re: DQ Kid]
StephensCnty308 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 07/27/15
Posts: 239
Loc: Stephens county
Good luck !!!!!
Very nice pics

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide