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#6525896 - 11/03/16 03:08 PM What are you hopeful for opening weekend?
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Registered: 10/13/08
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Loc: Portland, Texas
For many of us, Saturday morning will be our first whitetail hunt of the season. I'm not in a big hurry to put meat in the freezer or antlers on the ground, but that wasn't always the case. Curious what the ideal opening weekend looks like for other THF hunters. I think most of us look forward to time away from work, camaraderie with friends and family, good food and drinks by the fire, but what are you hopeful for purely from a hunting perspective?

For me, I'm hopeful to see evidence that the good rains produced some big jumps among our up-and-coming bucks.I'm not likely to pull the trigger this weekend, but would love to see at least one fully mature shooter.


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#6525899 - 11/03/16 03:11 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 23444
Loc: Texas
I will enjoy the time with my family, hunting with my wife, and getting away from the daily grind. However, I hunt for a reason and I want to be successful I hope the bull of the woods comes out to get shot, its not like hunting season is over if I bust one opening morning.
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#6525907 - 11/03/16 03:19 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
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Registered: 08/20/13
Posts: 966
Loc: Fannin and Hall
Like said, being with family, and a break from reality. Mostly my daughters first hunt being behind the gun. She has been with me several times over the last few years, but now it's on!
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#6525912 - 11/03/16 03:22 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
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Registered: 11/09/11
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Loc: Tarrant Cty and Murray
Being in the woods, the quiet while watching all wildlife, maybe cooler temps and no wasps ! Most importantly enjoying nature.
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#6525947 - 11/03/16 03:54 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
357MAX Offline
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Registered: 09/26/16
Posts: 11
I'm looking forward to being disconnected from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Things move slower and seem more simple when it's just you, your gun and the woods.

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#6525949 - 11/03/16 03:56 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
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I would love to again wake up to 6 inches of snow on the ground. I know, I know, it ain't gonna happen this year. But for those old enough to remember opening day 1976, it was glorious.
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#6525962 - 11/03/16 04:05 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
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I hope I am not going to have a repeat of the 2014 season cry
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#6525969 - 11/03/16 04:08 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
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Registered: 01/22/11
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Loc: Fairfield, TX
I won't be out....but I hope everyone success and most important of all....to come home safe....good luck guys and gals....
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#6526000 - 11/03/16 04:33 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
DPirates80 Offline
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Registered: 10/17/16
Posts: 124
Thought I was going to be alone at the camp but my brother is coming to hunt. We haven't really done much together in months due to our work schedules, but I'm hoping to enjoy spending little bro, big bro time together as well as shooting us both some deer.

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#6526013 - 11/03/16 04:42 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
Pintail711 Offline
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Registered: 09/18/16
Posts: 143
Loc: Longview, TX
any day that I can wake up knowing I am going hunting, is a good day. everything else is just a bonus.

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#6526028 - 11/03/16 04:55 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
rickym Online   content
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
I hope to see a legal deer to shoot, im thankful that I get to spend time with family away from the city.
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#6526044 - 11/03/16 05:08 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
don k Online   content
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 9284
Loc: Bandera, Tx
I am hopeful that the people I have hunting will not wound a Deer.
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#6526048 - 11/03/16 05:12 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
Wilhunt Offline
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Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 2339
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
I am like redchevy, would love to see the bull of the woods. Hope I see some other bucks just to watch...nothing like opening week-end. Cooler temps and a bit of moisture in the air, just great.

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#6526062 - 11/03/16 05:35 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I hope I am not going to have a repeat of the 2014 season cry


your cousin disagrees I bet

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#6526075 - 11/03/16 05:48 PM Re: What are you hopeful for opening weekend? [Re: Grosvenor]
Emmett Offline
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Registered: 05/11/08
Posts: 56
Loc: Round Rock, TX.
Since last season was a complete bust, I am hoping to put some meat in the freezer. And enjoy the weekend with my nephew.
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