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#6525244 - 11/03/16 09:26 AM Got to be some opening week reports?
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Registered: 09/07/05
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Let's hear some.

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#6525322 - 11/03/16 10:05 AM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Chet]
Mundo Offline
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Registered: 02/03/15
Posts: 238
Hunted Briscoe in McMullen Co. Very hot. Lots of tall grass. Hunted 2 hrs in am. and 2 in late pm each day. Moved 20+ coveys each day. The last 2 working puppies only.
Lots of immature birds, saw chicks still in down, lots of bumblebee sized birds. Several 40 bird coveys.

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#6525356 - 11/03/16 10:23 AM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Chet]
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Registered: 08/11/14
Posts: 743
Loc: Texas
Dang!!!

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#6525392 - 11/03/16 10:35 AM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Chet]
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Registered: 01/27/08
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Loc: Houston/Sealy
Wow that's the same County as mine. Can't wait until it cools down, just too hot for my dog.
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#6525542 - 11/03/16 11:35 AM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Chet]
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Registered: 09/04/13
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Loc: San Saba County
Still too hot for a longer trip. Sunday, went to the parents place in Burnet county. 1 hr. in the am and 45 mins after the Texans win...3 coveys where there was none 2 years ago! Come on cold fronts!!!

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#6525893 - 11/03/16 03:04 PM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: MS1454]
Mundo Offline
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Originally Posted By: MS1454
Wow that's the same County as mine. Can't wait until it cools down, just too hot for my dog.


Where is your lease? We are on the West Mule Pasture of the Briscoe. It is on Cameron Rd. South from Fowlerton. Briscoe keeps a tremendous inventory of grass. Never seen the place overgrazed. In wet years the buffel grass is a problem.

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#6525920 - 11/03/16 03:30 PM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Mundo]
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Originally Posted By: Mundo
Originally Posted By: MS1454
Wow that's the same County as mine. Can't wait until it cools down, just too hot for my dog.


Where is your lease? We are on the West Mule Pasture of the Briscoe. It is on Cameron Rd. South from Fowlerton. Briscoe keeps a tremendous inventory of grass. Never seen the place overgrazed. In wet years the buffel grass is a problem.


Do they still have the baseball size gravel on the roads?
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#6525958 - 11/03/16 04:01 PM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Chet]
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Registered: 03/24/07
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4 coveys per hour kent county, many immature birds, nice size coveys. Very pleased considering the heat
3" of rain today Suppose to rain all next week. Wonderful news


Edited by tigger (11/03/16 04:03 PM)
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#6525981 - 11/03/16 04:19 PM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: tigger]
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Registered: 07/06/09
Posts: 2087
Loc: Plano, TX
Originally Posted By: tigger
4 coveys per hour kent county, many immature birds, nice size coveys. Very pleased considering the heat
3" of rain today Suppose to rain all next week. Wonderful news


Good to know - last year at our place in kent county it was good. Sounds like this year will be muy bueno

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#6526585 - 11/04/16 06:12 AM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Chet]
arandy Offline
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Registered: 12/22/08
Posts: 234
Loc: SW Arkansas
Howard County opening day moved 4 coveys in 2 hours. Too hot to hunt by 10am. Grass burrs by the bazillions. Gonna be tough on the dogs but seems to be a good many birds. Cover is excellent. Not going back until it cools off. A good frost would help some, a good freeze would be better, and a little snow would be great.

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#6526784 - 11/04/16 09:13 AM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: arandy]
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Registered: 08/11/09
Posts: 304
Loc: Ft. Worth/Pidcoke
Cottle county, three hunters and no dogs. Killed 35 birds over the course of the weekend. Lost count of the coveys. Never seen so many birds in my life.

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#6526932 - 11/04/16 10:37 AM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Mundo]
MS1454 Offline
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Registered: 01/27/08
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Loc: Houston/Sealy
Originally Posted By: Mundo
Originally Posted By: MS1454
Wow that's the same County as mine. Can't wait until it cools down, just too hot for my dog.


Where is your lease? We are on the West Mule Pasture of the Briscoe. It is on Cameron Rd. South from Fowlerton. Briscoe keeps a tremendous inventory of grass. Never seen the place overgrazed. In wet years the buffel grass is a problem.


I just got on this year and have only been once so am not familiar with the area but I am on the Greenbranch ranch.
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#6527120 - 11/04/16 12:46 PM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: MS1454]
Mundo Offline
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Registered: 02/03/15
Posts: 238


I just got on this year and have only been once so am not familiar with the area but I am on the Greenbranch ranch. [/quote]

I believe that is southwest of us; closer to 6 24. We are on the western border of the county.

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#6527495 - 11/04/16 06:59 PM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Chet]
tigger Online   sleepy
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Registered: 03/24/07
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Loc: Round Rock, Texas
Really enjoyed the hunt on the wine glass ranch this week lots of birds.
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Lying is lying. Don't bitch about one doing it and condone another. That's called hypocrisy.
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#6527498 - 11/04/16 07:07 PM Re: Got to be some opening week reports? [Re: Chet]
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Loc: san angelo
Glad you enjoyed it, for some reason the check wasn't in the mailbox.
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