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#6695037 - 03/04/17 04:55 PM Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting
Gus Schkade Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/17/11
Posts: 27
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Gentlemen,
Looking to buy land or maybe even just lease some land near Dimebox, Lexington and Giddings area. Curious about any firsthand knowledge of quality of deer, other habitat and leads for any land or leases. Any info is appreciated.
Thanks,
Craig
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#6695081 - 03/04/17 05:40 PM Re: Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting [Re: Gus Schkade]
TexasKC Online   content
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 2302
Loc: Houston & Lexington, Texas
I don't have any leads for you but you can check out the Dime Box Sportsmans club Facebook page for an idea of the deer quality in our area.

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#6695090 - 03/04/17 05:51 PM Re: Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting [Re: Gus Schkade]
Gus Schkade Offline
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Registered: 12/17/11
Posts: 27
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Thank you kindly
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#6696625 - 03/06/17 07:19 AM Re: Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting [Re: Gus Schkade]
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Registered: 01/08/09
Posts: 8706
Loc: Texas
I had a place in between Caldwell and Lexington in the Yegua bottoms.

Tons of deer and pigs, deer quality was good, but not great. We got a lot of bucks like the one pictured below, but not much of anything bigger. I had a 10pt that was about the same frame as the below deer that was probably the biggest buck I ever saw or got on camera. Every now and then you'd hear of someone shooting a buck that scored 140-150, but it'd really be a big deal. Deer were pretty big bodied though - those bottom areas have lots of nutrient.


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#6696990 - 03/06/17 11:52 AM Re: Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting [Re: Gus Schkade]
PNOAK Offline
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Registered: 03/02/15
Posts: 57
Loc: Brenham,Tx
I hunt in Giddings area,Lee county was in the first group of counties to do antler restriction-135 is a good buck for that area,numbers are very good at this point and plenty of pigs to keep your shooting dialed in.

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#6706760 - 03/16/17 08:28 AM Re: Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting [Re: Gus Schkade]
hellf7 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/16
Posts: 10
I used to hunt north of Giddings off of 77. Never saw a hog. The deer where average with the occasional brute passing through. With the 13" rule I would seriously consider hunting doe in bow season.

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#6706849 - 03/16/17 10:07 AM Re: Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting [Re: hellf7]
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Registered: 01/08/09
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Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: hellf7
I used to hunt north of Giddings off of 77. Never saw a hog. The deer where average with the occasional brute passing through. With the 13" rule I would seriously consider hunting doe in bow season.


How long ago? My place (sold it 5 years ago, bought it 8 years ago) was absolutely covered up in hogs, so it's hard to imagine they haven't spread all over the whole area by now.

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#6707367 - 03/16/17 07:42 PM Re: Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting [Re: Gus Schkade]
hellf7 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/16
Posts: 10
I hunted that area off and on for 10 years- never saw a hog.

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#6708002 - 03/17/17 03:50 PM Re: Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting [Re: cameron00]
thegrouse Offline
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Registered: 12/22/08
Posts: 1116
Loc: San Antonio
Originally Posted By: cameron00
Originally Posted By: hellf7
I used to hunt north of Giddings off of 77. Never saw a hog. The deer where average with the occasional brute passing through. With the 13" rule I would seriously consider hunting doe in bow season.


How long ago? My place (sold it 5 years ago, bought it 8 years ago) was absolutely covered up in hogs, so it's hard to imagine they haven't spread all over the whole area by now.

I remember when you first bought that place. Did you end up buying something else?

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#6710132 - 03/20/17 11:51 AM Re: Dimebox and Lexington Deer Hunting [Re: Gus Schkade]
cameron00 Online   content
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Registered: 01/08/09
Posts: 8706
Loc: Texas
Yes, bought a place in Bellville (Austin County) and also bought a place in Llano County in November.

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