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#7141273 - 04/14/18 09:49 PM Da wind...da wind
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Registered: 07/03/12
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Loc: Central Texas
Took my coyote call and trusty 223 in the back pasture, hoping for a hog or coyote. The wind was gusting to speeds that worried me in the 10 foot blind. I canít remember it blowing that hard unless it was a hurricane. No coyote, no hog, no bobcat, and i didnít even see my flightless buzzard.

Maybe tomorrow...

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#7141292 - 04/14/18 10:30 PM Re: Da wind...da wind [Re: 603Country]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
They all took "flight" in the wind.
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#7141328 - 04/15/18 05:17 AM Re: Da wind...da wind [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 08/07/11
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Loc: Ben Wheeler,Tx
[quote=603Country]Took my coyote call and trusty 223 in the back pasture, hoping for a hog or coyote. The wind was gusting to speeds that worried me in the 10 foot blind. I canít remember it blowing that hard unless it was a hurricane. No coyote, no hog, no bobcat, and i didnít even see my flightless buzzard.

Yo Buzzard probably went to his holler log hanger. rofl

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#7141488 - 04/15/18 10:10 AM Re: Da wind...da wind [Re: 603Country]
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Loc: Granbury, TX
It's howling here. A buddy and I are wanting to go out and do some long range shooting today but we're just playing it by ear at this point. I don't mind compensating for wind, but I'm not a big fan of putting the cross hairs on one corner of the pasture to hit the other corner.
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#7141497 - 04/15/18 10:30 AM Re: Da wind...da wind [Re: 603Country]
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Loc: Howard County
Originally Posted By: 603Country
Took my coyote call and trusty 223 in the back pasture, hoping for a hog or coyote. The wind was gusting to speeds that worried me in the 10 foot blind. I canít remember it blowing that hard unless it was a hurricane. No coyote, no hog, no bobcat, and i didnít even see my flightless buzzard.

Maybe tomorrow...


Nothing puts a pasture to sleep like the wind does, everything just holes up.
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#7141682 - 04/15/18 06:03 PM Re: Da wind...da wind [Re: 603Country]
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This is true ^^^. I hate the wind.
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#7141941 - 04/15/18 10:07 PM Re: Da wind...da wind [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 12/01/13
Posts: 195
Loc: DFW
no fun shooting sporting clays either.

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#7142284 - 04/16/18 11:51 AM Re: Da wind...da wind [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 05/18/11
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Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
While I agree that high wind isn't your friend most of the time, you won't know if anything is out there if you don't go looking for it. I have mostly had bad days when the winds were really, but I have had some really good days like this one...
http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/7140871/High_Winds,_but_18_Hogs_Down!_#Post7140871
{sorry, can't get it to hyperlink}


Edited by Double Naught Spy (04/16/18 11:53 AM)
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