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#6520173 - 10/31/16 03:20 PM Poll --- Just for fun
Scott K Offline
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Registered: 08/15/07
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Loc: United States
Alright guys, I figure there is more whitetail hunting knowledge in this forum than anywhere else on the planet. I just joined a lease in South Texas and won't have much time at all to go scout the property. So, I'm relying on Google Earth, and limited knowledge about blinds / feeders etc... Question - Without any additional information, if you had to place a pop-up or tripod stand anywhere on this topo map, where would it be. This is really just for fun. I know this is probably the worst way of doing it. I've been whitetail hunting for 15 years. I'm just curious if there is a consensus on where a good starting point would be just look at topo info.


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#6520188 - 10/31/16 03:29 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
ThreePeppers Offline
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I would look at an satellite image from Google maps before a topo map.

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#6520195 - 10/31/16 03:32 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: ThreePeppers]
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Originally Posted By: ThreePeppers
I would look at an satellite image from Google maps before a topo map.


No question that is the way to start!
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#6520198 - 10/31/16 03:33 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
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A little past the end of that road in the SE corner. Always carry a side arm and be able to speak minimal Spanish.
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#6520211 - 10/31/16 03:39 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
Scott K Offline
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I'm using google earth as well. Was just curious if there was a consensus on the topo. Google earth image attached.


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#6520213 - 10/31/16 03:41 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
MarkE Offline
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Google earth is the greatest tool you can have given the lack of time you have to scout. Go back through the history (yearly images) to find where prior stand location were. That might give you a good idea of where you might want to start.


Edited by MarkE (10/31/16 03:41 PM)

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#6520215 - 10/31/16 03:41 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
Herbie Hancock Offline
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Well there is plenty of roads to get everywhere!

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#6520228 - 10/31/16 03:50 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
Greg Z Offline
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north west section of the property were the creeks intersect. That is were I would look.
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#6520231 - 10/31/16 03:51 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
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Bottom left corner of the picture. Less roads and activity
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#6520234 - 10/31/16 03:52 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
ThreePeppers Offline
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Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County
There's feed pens set in those food plots on the west side. That's where I'd be unless they were already being used. In that case I'd probably road feed about 600 yards of one of those senderos and sit in the middle.

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#6520273 - 10/31/16 04:12 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
stxranchman Offline
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Somewhere close to the intersection of the two drainages in the NW section of the pasture where the pipeline/ROW cuts across heading NW and into what looks like an old field or open pasture.
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#6520284 - 10/31/16 04:20 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: stxranchman]
PMK Offline
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Somewhere close to the intersection of the two drainages in the NW section of the pasture where the pipeline/ROW cuts across heading NW and into what looks like an old field or open pasture.

that's exactly what I was thinking based solely on the topo map originally put in OP. Still agree after seeing the satellite image too.
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#6520325 - 10/31/16 04:38 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
rifleman Offline
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The 4way ROW at the top of that green strip in the SW corner....and corn the ever living mess out of the ROWs.

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#6520340 - 10/31/16 04:49 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
REALKILLER Offline
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Google corn bag. I havent hunted over for so long I cant remember. Walk or drive down a sendero tricklin corn and wait. If they are not in a high pressure area they will stop to eat for sure. Simple as pie.
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#6520344 - 10/31/16 04:51 PM Re: Poll --- Just for fun [Re: Scott K]
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We used to build brush blinds down there. Real natural. Snakes likem too. grin
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