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#6894601 - 09/21/17 01:49 PM acorns are dropping
ELKMTB Offline
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Registered: 07/18/12
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Loc: DFW
don't know what species, but acorns are dropping out in front of my work -seems a little early?

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#6894603 - 09/21/17 01:51 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
maximus_flavius Offline
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Been dropping at least 2 weeks here. Looks like a good crop of them.

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#6894611 - 09/21/17 02:01 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
Da' Hitman Offline
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Registered: 01/23/17
Posts: 146
Loc: Fort Worth TX
They've been dropping heavy here for a little more than a week
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#6894713 - 09/21/17 03:33 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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Loc: North Texas
Originally Posted By: ELKMTB
don't know what species, but acorns are dropping out in front of my work -seems a little early?


yup - white oaks on my property north of DFW are dropping acorns already - seems early by about 6weeks or so - prolly result of 2+ years of good rains throughout the year.
Got pecans the size of my palm too (still green - but full size already).

Deer sure gonna be FAT at start of season this year!

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#6894980 - 09/21/17 07:54 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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clap I've got a couple bow set ups right under some good White Oaks

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#6895905 - 09/22/17 06:37 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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Registered: 03/09/09
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Loc: Near Lake Somerville TX.
Yep, last 2 weeks here in the hill country, dripping springs, Round Mountain area, acorns pelting the house and barn here! Think we might have an extra winter this year? 2 local coons i see from time to time dont have a heavy coat yet, but i may be wrong.
Would like to see longer chill hours this winter for my fruit trees this year!
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#6902964 - 09/28/17 10:57 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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Registered: 09/06/17
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Loc: Kilgore, Tx
Been dropping for at least 2 weeks now

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#6903484 - 09/29/17 01:20 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
D-Day Offline
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Registered: 08/17/09
Posts: 144
Loc: North TX
White oaks dropping for 2 weeks...parking lot full of them near Lewisville.

The red oaks had dropped some near Sulphur Springs 2 weeks ago, but not fully. Those that had fallen were two times the size they were last year. I'll know more next weekend.
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#6906357 - 10/02/17 05:23 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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The rain knocked ours down here in Wimberley for now. There are lots of brown ones that the deer don't want. We have lots of browse after that rain.

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#6913306 - 10/08/17 06:59 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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Registered: 08/17/09
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Loc: North TX
Not much dropped in Sulphur Springs over the past 3 weeks, which are white oaks.
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#6913784 - 10/09/17 08:01 AM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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Liveoak dropped a month ago in Erath. Spanish oaks will drop the day before gun opener. Happens every year bang
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#6913803 - 10/09/17 08:17 AM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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Had to reduce my feeder throwing time down to 2 seconds because the corn is piling up due to all of the acorns.
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#6914044 - 10/09/17 10:55 AM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
soonersorlaters Offline
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Registered: 08/13/15
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Loc: Mansfield, TX
Heard some feedback from our place this past weekend that some feeders were left untouched. Will see if that's trending when we head down this Thursday.

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#6914055 - 10/09/17 11:10 AM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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There's like 5 oaks on our 10K acres lease out west, and I think they're shin oaks. up
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#6914613 - 10/09/17 05:04 PM Re: acorns are dropping [Re: ELKMTB]
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we have the opposite "problem"
7K acres and 14 billion oak trees


Edited by ccoker (10/09/17 06:49 PM)
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