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#6870293 - 08/27/17 10:28 AM Dove hunting in the rain
Espy Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/08/07
Posts: 2933
Loc: Eddy TX.
Looks like my opening day will be raining. My son and I will still be out there trying to down a few birds. Anybody else gonna hunt in the rain? loco

#6870311 - 08/27/17 10:50 AM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
Ders26 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/08/16
Posts: 14
Some of my best days the past few years have been in light rain. It is not as enjoyable but still worth it if the birds are flying. I will be out there rain or shine.

Edited by Ders26 (08/27/17 10:51 AM)

#6870346 - 08/27/17 11:21 AM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
Buzzsaw Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 10300
Loc: Frisco, Texas
light rain yes and did great but the area held a ton of birds.

heavier rain, nope, in the motel watchin college football getting ready to go eat.

Problem can be getting vehicles near hunting fields.
"I ain't here for a long time, I'm here for a good time"
King George Strait

#6870451 - 08/27/17 01:27 PM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
rickym Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5485
Loc: texas
If we can get to our buddies place we'll be out there.
Originally Posted By: Grizz
Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

#6870460 - 08/27/17 01:34 PM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
reeltexan Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 2675
Loc: Ovilla - TEXAS
We will go whatever the weather. I rarely cancel outdoor plans based on the weather forecast.

We've hunted in mud and rain before.
That's what rubber boots, rain suits and synthetic stocks are for.

"Count that day lost whose low, descending sun
Is not, in part, obscured by powder from my gun"
B. Spiller

#6870513 - 08/27/17 02:53 PM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
Slimpickin Offline

Registered: 12/14/07
Posts: 934
Loc: DFW, Texas
Not the first time I've had to hunt in the rain and won't be the last. Looking forward to getting away from the shop for a few days, so a little rain will not spoil those plans.

#6870624 - 08/27/17 04:52 PM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
BigAL33 Offline

Registered: 07/24/09
Posts: 1604
Loc: Sugar Land, TX
Will be definitely be muddy around Sealy. Not sure if the white wings will hang around with this 500 year flood.

#6870898 - 08/27/17 08:58 PM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
Creek Henry Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/29/13
Posts: 268
Loc: Dallas
Pochos work well. Visibity suffers, oil your gun at night

#6870997 - 08/27/17 10:35 PM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
ATX_Hunter Offline

Registered: 09/10/13
Posts: 51
I've had some really good hunts for white wings in light rain. It's hard to keep me away during dove season

#6873109 - 08/29/17 07:39 PM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
nocknload Offline

Registered: 12/01/13
Posts: 140
Loc: DFW
good reminder, thanks. Getting my rain suit out...


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