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#6869547 - 08/26/17 12:44 PM how far will you drive
fishfree Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/08/11
Posts: 407
Loc: west texas
how far/long will you drive for a day of dove or quail hunting?

#6869558 - 08/26/17 12:54 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: fishfree]
rickym Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5857
Loc: texas
No more than 2 hours for dove, quail require a bit more driving.
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#6869667 - 08/26/17 03:54 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: fishfree]
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Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 36437
Loc: Over yonder.....
2-3 hours.....
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#6869698 - 08/26/17 04:24 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: fishfree]
BradyBuck Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5845
Loc: Abilene, TX
Dove 20 minutes
Quail 10 minutes

I'd drive as far as I had to if I didn't have something here locally.

#6869780 - 08/26/17 05:57 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: fishfree]
pervis Offline

Registered: 09/26/14
Posts: 713
Dove 3 hrs

Quail 6 to 7.

#6869791 - 08/26/17 06:04 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: pervis]
bobcat1 Online   content
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Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 3184
Loc: Sanger, Texas
2 hours and 15 minutes. grin
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#6869850 - 08/26/17 07:06 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: fishfree]
Barny Topwater Online   content
red bone Bob

Registered: 11/22/09
Posts: 3489
Loc: New Braunfels TX USA
Quail 5-6
Dove 3
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#6869976 - 08/26/17 09:06 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: fishfree]
Michael Wilson Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/17/08
Posts: 466
Dove 10 minutes. quail looks like it will be a 6 hour drive.
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#6870872 - 08/27/17 08:40 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: fishfree]
Gamblinman Offline

Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 989
Loc: Yantis, TX
About 4 hrs.

Here in NE Texas, its hit or miss and I tried a couple of the outfitters in this part of the country with very lackluster results after being told they had birds. I'd rather drive west and know I have good shooting than chance it in this part of the state.

" I don't hunt turkeys because I want to, I hunt turkeys because I have to."

#6873016 - 08/29/17 05:45 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: fishfree]
nochance4win Offline
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Registered: 09/28/08
Posts: 435
Loc: Right Where I Want To Be
This weekend...I will be driving from Flower Mound to Archer City (117 miles) to hunt Friday morning with my 8 year old son. He is over the moon excited. The. We will both drive to Carthage (300 miles) for my 17 year old son's first football game. Then Saturday we will head to Bee County (375 miles) to check on our ranch house and my deer stands. Then Monday make the 360 mile drive home on Monday. That a little over 800 miles....anyone want to go????

#6873093 - 08/29/17 07:29 PM Re: how far will you drive [Re: fishfree]
nocknload Offline

Registered: 12/01/13
Posts: 226
Loc: DFW
Good luck neighbor with that long drive across the state. Let the 17 year get experience driving...


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