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#6939759 - 10/30/17 03:16 PM Warm Opening Day
DeerTamales Offline
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 4024
Loc: Waxahachie - Nolan/Tom Green
Looks like it will be a warm and windy one for opening day of rifle season. Add a full moon to that, it will be tough hunting. Hopefully a pig or coyote step out so I can knock something down with my boy in the stand. What are your plans?

#6939855 - 10/30/17 04:02 PM Re: Warm Opening Day [Re: DeerTamales]
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Registered: 12/14/07
Posts: 955
Loc: DFW, Texas
Probably pig but doesn't matter; enjoy the time.

#6942881 - 11/01/17 08:41 PM Re: Warm Opening Day [Re: DeerTamales]
boonee Offline
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Registered: 01/09/11
Posts: 2188
Loc: Mesquite/Canton
Yep, a lot of strikes against, but I'm going to stay out! Looks like we will need more water and less coffee. Big pigs will be 2nd choice! Ya'll be safe, looking forward to the stories that will be posted.
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#6942906 - 11/01/17 08:51 PM Re: Warm Opening Day [Re: DeerTamales]
soonersorlaters Offline

Registered: 08/13/15
Posts: 141
Loc: Mansfield, TX
Had plenty of movement during bow season with these foretasted temps and the deer moved well. See no reason to expect less with the rut right around the corner.

I'd love coverall weather but the deer don't stop being deer when it warms ups. Might move a little less in warmer weather but it's not like they check into the 4 Seasons hotel to catch some AC. smile

#6943021 - 11/01/17 09:47 PM Re: Warm Opening Day [Re: DeerTamales]
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Registered: 10/22/12
Posts: 18788
Loc: Winters
Warm is good. Our deer will be out, anyway. I may as well be comfortable. I donít see what the full moon will hurt, either.

#6943025 - 11/01/17 09:51 PM Re: Warm Opening Day [Re: Sneaky]
txshntr Offline
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Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 35148
Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Originally Posted By: Sneaky
Warm is good. Our deer will be out, anyway. I may as well be comfortable. I donít see what the full moon will hurt, either.

The last full moon was great for hunting. Actually the most activity I have seen this season. It was hot then too...

#6943046 - 11/01/17 09:59 PM Re: Warm Opening Day [Re: DeerTamales]
TAT Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 5700
Loc: good ole texas
I've killed good deer in cold and hot, windy and not windy, cloudy and clear skies. Point is sometimes it might not be comfortable out there but it just might work out for ya. Hell Saturday I didn't see a deer till 9:47a. But man did they turn it on!
It's not how you fall, It's how you get up.

#6943278 - 11/02/17 06:55 AM Re: Warm Opening Day [Re: DeerTamales]
sbushee Offline
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Registered: 07/08/15
Posts: 1940
Gonna enjoy being in camp. The hunting will be an extra bonus. Seeing a deer will be an extra bonus on top of that

#6943662 - 11/02/17 11:16 AM Re: Warm Opening Day [Re: DeerTamales]
Jimbo Offline
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Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 4955
Loc: The last LF ranch in S. Texas
I remember as a kid, many opening weekends where we had to load up the deer and head into town to the local deer locker, watch what others would bring in.
A cold opening weekend is usually just a bonus that doesn't come around often.


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