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#7123157 - 03/26/18 08:39 AM Deer Season Decision
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Registered: 11/18/14
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Loc: Katy
I see that the proposal to allow a uniform deer season in Texas did not happen.
Reason?? Quail Hunters!!
So the vast majority of hunters in Texas (deer) do not get to have an additional 2 weeks added to their season because of great plains quail hunters??
Some changes need to be made in the decision makers...

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#7123208 - 03/26/18 09:29 AM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
Txduckman Offline
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Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 13215
Loc: Big D
That's BS if that is the reason. In counties with huntable quail pops how many deer hunters would have been impacted by allowing quail hunters to start early like normal? Hardly any as it was an extension and most are done hunting anyway. Let quail hunters still hunt after Dec as they do now. Most deer hunter hunt rut only anyway and doe and late spike season has been around a while with no issues. It would have been a nice to have.

https://tylerpaper.com/texas_all_outdoor...10a67f096a.html

Here's who makes all the decisions:

https://tpwd.texas.gov/about/tpw-commissioners

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#7123278 - 03/26/18 10:42 AM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
Jimbo Offline
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Loc: The last LF ranch in S. Texas
You would starve if you depended on eating quail taken from where I hunt.
I've probably seen one quail in the last four years.

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#7123296 - 03/26/18 10:51 AM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
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Sounds about right, 90% supported it and they went and satisfied the 10%. What a joke.

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#7123302 - 03/26/18 10:56 AM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: rexmitchell]
Jimbo Offline
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Originally Posted By: rexmitchell
Sounds about right, 90% supported it and they went and satisfied the 10%. What a joke.


The good ole boy system is still intact.

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#7123320 - 03/26/18 11:17 AM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
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crying
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.

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#7123328 - 03/26/18 11:25 AM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
Txduckman Offline
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Pretty sure Bass would have lost his trust fund if he voted for it.

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#7123369 - 03/26/18 11:57 AM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
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I would think that deer hunters stimulate the economy considerably more than quail hunters do. Of course, a logical reason should never be considered in making any type of decision.
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#7123384 - 03/26/18 12:08 PM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: BenBob]
Txduckman Offline
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Originally Posted By: BenBob
I would think that deer hunters stimulate the economy considerably more than quail hunters do. Of course, a logical reason should never be considered in making any type of decision.


But quail hunters raise more money for conservation. Don't bite the hand that feeds you.

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#7123630 - 03/26/18 03:06 PM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
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Oxner picked up the phone, and that was that.
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#7124984 - 03/27/18 04:11 PM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
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#7126146 - 03/28/18 02:44 PM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: BenBob]
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Originally Posted By: BenBob
I would think that deer hunters stimulate the economy considerably more than quail hunters do. Of course, a logical reason should never be considered in making any type of decision.


Lol! I love this sarcasm! Made me laugh. Iím with BenBob

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#7126165 - 03/28/18 02:59 PM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
Creekrunner Offline
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Oxner picked up the phone, and that was that.



roflmao

Pretentious Highland Park dandees is probably closer to the mark.
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#7126832 - 03/29/18 07:36 AM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
Jimbo Offline
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Here's a thought!....Extend the season for all counties with the exception of those great plains quail counties! nidea

I guess TPWD never heard of the word "compromise!"


Edited by Jimbo (03/29/18 07:38 AM)

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#7126910 - 03/29/18 08:37 AM Re: Deer Season Decision [Re: DH3]
BOBO the Clown Offline
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Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 43587
Loc: Metroplex
Or just get on the MLD program, which ironically is what most the influence ranches are already on...

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