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#7034933 - 01/11/18 06:55 PM Any S. Texas reports?
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Any bird reports from south Texas? East ranch, King or Kennedy, Hebbronville area?

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#7034942 - 01/11/18 07:03 PM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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I had one secondhand report of over twenty coveys on a King ranch lease. We had that one good report on here from near Encino. I had one firsthand report of one and two coveys on the East.
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#7034957 - 01/11/18 07:11 PM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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Thanks Bill. Got a report of a few coveys in Jackson county. Mostly walking and hunting fencerows around cultivated plots.

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#7034969 - 01/11/18 07:17 PM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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Originally Posted By: 68rustbucket
Thanks Bill. Got a report of a few coveys in Jackson county. Mostly walking and hunting fencerows around cultivated plots.


I think that is now called the coastal plains area. I've hunted that area years ago. No. New reports.
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#7036086 - 01/12/18 04:29 PM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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Not hunting this year, so this isn't first hand, but:
Santa Gertrudis division of King Ranch....few birds
Laureles Division....not too bueno
Down South, the western pastures of the Norias division still reporting good hunting

Now, this is first hand:
Drove for a friend the other day over west of Benevides...Sweden ranch (intersection of 2295 & 16)
We hunted lightly, and still found good numbers of birds.


Edited by Pointer (01/12/18 04:46 PM)

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#7036305 - 01/12/18 08:11 PM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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Thanks for the reports!

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#7039019 - 01/15/18 11:46 AM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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I posted this back on 12/21 in another thread.

Originally Posted By: First_Chance
Hunted Duval co. last Sat/Sun with cold, rainy, foggy, weather helping.
The day and a half we hunted produced 37 coveys on Saturday and 11 coveys Sun before noon.
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#7039084 - 01/15/18 12:28 PM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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Great!

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#7040108 - 01/16/18 09:52 AM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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I live on a ranch in the Rachal area and run dogs on a few other places close by. Been averaging about 6-8 coveys a hunt. Been seeing a lot of 10+bird coveys but find a few pretty small ones as well. Not as good around here as it has been the last two years but still pretty decent hunting.

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#7049397 - 01/22/18 10:25 PM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: Ryan Weatherston]
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Hunted Zavala co yesterday and found coveys at every deer feeder.
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#7049845 - 01/23/18 10:49 AM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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In Dimmit County I'm finding 12-15 coveys/day, but in desperate need of moisture. Covey size is smaller than previous years.

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#7049863 - 01/23/18 10:59 AM Re: Any S. Texas reports? [Re: 68rustbucket]
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This time of year itís starts being foggy in the mornings and green weeds start sprouting.

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