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#6629704 - 01/12/17 05:45 PM Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up
fritz423 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/16
Posts: 53
I know it's not all about the kill but it seems like if I were to hunt for cows nothing but horses would come in.

This was last spring during a hog hunt at my uncles' place in the hill country...of course it wasn't turkey season.


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#6630082 - 01/12/17 09:04 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: fritz423]
dogcatcher Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
You have a turkey problem. up
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#6630394 - 01/13/17 07:47 AM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: fritz423]
Nogalus Prairie Offline
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When you walk in, announce "Sure am glad to be ______ hunting today." Of course, say something that you are not actually hunting. smile
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#6630419 - 01/13/17 08:02 AM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: fritz423]
cameron00 Offline
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Registered: 01/08/09
Posts: 8711
Loc: Texas
Reminds me of college when I'd show up to the bar looking for attractive women, and...

Nevermind actually.

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#6631291 - 01/13/17 04:40 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: dogcatcher]
fritz423 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/16
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
You have a turkey problem. up


It's a good problem to have; unfortunately it's my uncle's problem and they have hunters who actually pay...

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#6631296 - 01/13/17 04:42 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
fritz423 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
When you walk in, announce "Sure am glad to be ______ hunting today." Of course, say something that you are not actually hunting. smile


I read a Patrick McManus story once where he recommended pretending to have left the blind without your rifle then when the animals show up to laugh at you pull a second rifle from under your coat.

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#6631297 - 01/13/17 04:43 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: cameron00]
fritz423 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/16
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Originally Posted By: cameron00
Reminds me of college when I'd show up to the bar looking for attractive women, and...

Nevermind actually.


The rules change at 02:00. Ha!

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#6631305 - 01/13/17 04:45 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
When you walk in, announce "Sure am glad to be ______ hunting today." Of course, say something that you are not actually hunting. smile

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#6631807 - 01/13/17 10:45 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: chital_shikari]
huntnfishtx Offline
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Registered: 06/09/08
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Had that problem up in Colorado this past Elk season. Was covered in Mulies the entire time lol
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#6637515 - 01/17/17 09:48 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: fritz423]
dreeves Offline
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Registered: 12/05/16
Posts: 13
If I'm sitting in the blind hunting deer I will have 30 squirrels running around.. Let me bring a shotgun or a 22 in there? No squirrels in sight!

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#6645405 - 01/23/17 03:57 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: fritz423]
Da' Hitman Offline
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Registered: 01/23/17
Posts: 146
Loc: Fort Worth TX
I got blanketed in dove twice this deer season. Wife thought it was hilarious lol Take the shotgun out for dove and see 2 or 3 every hour. Climb a tree with a 30.06 to kill deer and sit there watching 30 damn dove lounge 25 feet away smh
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#6654367 - 01/30/17 11:45 AM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: fritz423]
sbushee Offline
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Goodern cameron00!! Haha

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#6654935 - 01/30/17 06:29 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: fritz423]
Treinta-Treinta Offline
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Registered: 05/15/14
Posts: 262
I have that problem with hogs while crossbow hunting. I'll be sittin in a pile of brush waitin for my buck to pop out and I'll have hogs come within three feet so I shoot them and while the are flopping their last breath my buck comes in but gets spooked. I recock and shoot as many pigs as I can because they either hang out looking at the dead ones or start growlin at me.

Turkeys get just as annoying,



Edited by Treinta-Treinta (01/30/17 06:38 PM)
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#6654962 - 01/30/17 06:51 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: fritz423]
bill oxner Offline
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Registered: 11/03/09
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Loc: Katy-Fulshear
Ever heard of turkey fever?
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#6655150 - 01/30/17 08:35 PM Re: Whatever I'm hunting, something else shows up [Re: fritz423]
Treinta-Treinta Offline
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Registered: 05/15/14
Posts: 262
I used to think turkeys were smart, but never had the fever. They will stand five yards from me watching as a pull my cell phone out to take pictures, then walk off. They must know they are safe around me. Same goes for wildcats.


Edited by Treinta-Treinta (01/30/17 08:37 PM)
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