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#6933760 - 10/25/17 06:42 PM Duck hunting on Lake Conroe
Lightnin Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/19/12
Posts: 5
Normally hangout on the fishing side but thought you guys could help me. I grew up on north LA chasing ducks all the time and still have all the equipment but just not as mad at them as the old days. My college freshman son is wanting to hunt bad. He and his friends were planning to hunt Lake Summerville but it is still closed. Has anyone tried to hunt the upper end of Conroe?
Any help will be appreciated.

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#6933775 - 10/25/17 06:51 PM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
ducknbass Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/06
Posts: 9888
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#6933810 - 10/25/17 07:20 PM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
68A Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/29/12
Posts: 2927
Loc: North Texas

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#6933828 - 10/25/17 07:30 PM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
Guy Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 28408
Loc: Lake X
Lightnin, prepare for a major internet thrashing!!
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#6933906 - 10/25/17 08:12 PM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
takemking Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/05/17
Posts: 47
DUDE...I'm from Louisiana and know better than to ask things like this. For one what the hell is he doing in Texas instead of going to LSU? Your boy is lost and needs help. Second, lake hunting is a waste of time if it isn't Catahoula. Third, it's spelled Somerville...but I guess that explains why he's in school here.

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#6933925 - 10/25/17 08:30 PM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
jnd59 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/11/10
Posts: 248
Lightnin,
There's an unwritten rule to not give out specific information about locations. I would ask if someone could pm you on conroe, that way it's not there for everyone else to see. Someone outside the forum googles duck hunting lake conroe and pretty soon you have 50 duck hunters competing for that spot.

Good luck

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#6933929 - 10/25/17 08:31 PM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
takemking Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/05/17
Posts: 47
Just realized I forgot to give constructive advice. Tell him to get out and scout public opportunity on the coast. If he's not a chip off the old block he may find birds...or he may just ask other people on the internet to do all the work.

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#6934480 - 10/26/17 10:02 AM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
noname124398 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/19/12
Posts: 33
Loc: Conroe
I've hunted Conroe a handful of times since I moved here a few years ago. Honestly it is not even worth it unless you wanna go set up under a little wood duck flyway and pass shoot a few. Most I've ever killed out there is 2 and last year I went the whole year without firing a shot. It was bad enough for me to say F this and go drop a couple bucks on a lease down near the coast. As said above, it would be worth it to go explore the coast and see what you can find. Waking up at 230-3 and driving 2-2.5 hours sounds brutal, but it will be worth it.

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#6934491 - 10/26/17 10:06 AM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
noname124398 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/19/12
Posts: 33
Loc: Conroe
Where is he going to school? I've hunted public land all over north, east, and south TX. Can maybe PM you some suggestions

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#6934587 - 10/26/17 10:52 AM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: takemking]
john paul Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 12/19/09
Posts: 1258
Loc: beaumont
Originally Posted By: takemking
DUDE...I'm from Louisiana and know better than to ask things like this. For one what the hell is he doing in Texas instead of going to LSU? Your boy is lost and needs help. Second, lake hunting is a waste of time if it isn't Catahoula. Third, it's spelled Somerville...but I guess that explains why he's in school here.


http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/6932211/Panhandle_Virgin#Post6932211

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#6934607 - 10/26/17 11:07 AM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
kdub Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/09/07
Posts: 7674
Loc: In the yak
Just drive up to lake lewisville. There are ducks EVERYWHERE.

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#6934616 - 10/26/17 11:15 AM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: kdub]
LarryCopper Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 4517
Loc: The Great State
Originally Posted By: kdub
Just drive up to lake lewisville. There are ducks EVERYWHERE.

Sneaky Pete's is the mallard honey hole! Big o french fry eatin fatties! up
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#6934669 - 10/26/17 11:47 AM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
kdub Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/09/07
Posts: 7674
Loc: In the yak
I don't even use duck decoys. Just mannequins in bikinis with Mrs. Bairds bags in their hands.

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#6934678 - 10/26/17 11:53 AM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
Lightnin Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/19/12
Posts: 5
Thank you noname. He is actually going to a junior college in San Antonio. He is taking two friends with him and spending the weekend at A&M with a HS friend. He hopes to be an Aggie next year. Yes I hoped he would be a Tiger but economics being what they are instate is just cheaper. I grew up hunting ducks. I know better than to ask about a specific spot, I was asking about an area of the lake. I just hate to see him wake up at 3:30 and drive to Conroe and end up in a ski area. Hope you all limit out opening morning.

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#6935849 - 10/27/17 10:58 AM Re: Duck hunting on Lake Conroe [Re: Lightnin]
noname124398 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/19/12
Posts: 33
Loc: Conroe
Ah yeah he might be out of luck then other than Conroe. I was at A&M for a year and a half for my masters and searched up and down and there is just not much public hunting opportunity around there. Ill shoot you a PM with some spots for him to check out.

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