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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: 3393
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

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

Registered: 09/08/16
Posts: 65
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)

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

Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 12915
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.
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#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: 5737
Loc: texas
If we can get to our buddies place we'll be out there.
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Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

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

Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 3198
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.
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"Count that day lost whose low, descending sun
Is not, in part, obscured by powder from my gun"
B. Spiller

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

Registered: 12/14/07
Posts: 959
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.
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#6870624 - 08/27/17 04:52 PM Re: Dove hunting in the rain [Re: Espy]
BigAL33 Offline


Registered: 07/24/09
Posts: 1613
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.
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#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: 272
Loc: Dallas
Pochos work well. Visibity suffers, oil your gun at night

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

Registered: 09/10/13
Posts: 53
I've had some really good hunts for white wings in light rain. It's hard to keep me away during dove season

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

Registered: 12/01/13
Posts: 206
Loc: DFW
good reminder, thanks. Getting my rain suit out...

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