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#3274752 - 06/06/12 01:29 PM Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting
bowhunter8213 Offline
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Registered: 05/29/12
Posts: 59
Anyone have any feedback on deer size, antler size around Bertram Texas? Just got a lease up there this past weekend, don't know much about the area.

Might have room for one more hunter as well, haven't decided for sure though.

Pictures would be greatly appreciated!!


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#3275279 - 06/06/12 04:19 PM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: bowhunter8213]
Texas Heat Offline
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Registered: 05/14/10
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Loc: Tomball, TX
I hunt Burnet County right outside of Marble Falls. Here are three bucks I have taken in the last couple years. They are not monsters compaired to South Texas, but they are decent Burnet county bucks.

Buck on the right was 19 inch inside spread





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#3275682 - 06/06/12 06:41 PM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: Texas Heat]
copperhead Offline
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Where is the lease located? Have several friends who have ranches in the area. I have never seen any big bucks in that area. Don't know why either. I know there use to be alot of goats and sheep around there, not sure if there still is or not. My cousin owned about 120 acres on 29 between Burnet and Bertram, she had alot of deer but no big ones.


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#3275712 - 06/06/12 06:57 PM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: copperhead]
Nathan Nelson Offline
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Registered: 01/14/12
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Loc: Austin, TX
Lots of deer but not big...

Feed some protein and in a couple of years you will be better off. Also, shoot the spikes lots in that area...

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#3275873 - 06/06/12 07:49 PM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: Nathan Nelson]
DQ Kid Offline
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Registered: 02/20/12
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Heat, those are some nice ones there for anywhere. Good job!


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#3276760 - 06/07/12 03:23 AM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: DQ Kid]
hunterken Offline
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Registered: 07/02/08
Posts: 247
Nice bucks Texas Heat nothing to be ashamed of those...Not many hunters would have passed those


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#3277497 - 06/07/12 11:06 AM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: hunterken]
Erathkid Offline
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Registered: 01/19/11
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Loc: Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
Nice bucks Heat.

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#3277799 - 06/07/12 01:07 PM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: Erathkid]
Texas Heat Offline
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Registered: 05/14/10
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Loc: Tomball, TX
Thanks guys, the ranch I was hunting on is located at the south end of Burnet county right at the Blanco county line.


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#3278729 - 06/07/12 08:40 PM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: Texas Heat]
TallTines&Pines Offline
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Registered: 07/24/11
Posts: 65
Loc: East Tx
lOTS OF DEER.. beautiful country.. not many giants but plenty of quality bucks.. Have hunted in Burnet south of lampasas


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#3280295 - 06/08/12 01:12 PM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: TallTines&Pines]
bowhunter8213 Offline
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Registered: 05/29/12
Posts: 59
thanks for all the feedback guys. I'm going up there next weekend to set the feeders up and put out game cams! wish me luck!


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#3284239 - 06/10/12 03:58 PM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: bowhunter8213]
pmnitro Offline
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Registered: 06/22/08
Posts: 213
Loc: Tyler, TX
I took a place west of Burnet county just to have a place to go.(Llano county). Prolly not much difference. Opening morning last year, a 1.5 year old 4 point was shot. My lease is temporary due to 2.5 year old deer are "shooters". We have enough deer, but they fear for their lives. I gotten a few glimpses of good deer, but with the shooters on our place and around us, they will never grow up to their potential. One good thing, great camping.
Man, I need to find a new place....

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#3285494 - 06/11/12 06:27 AM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: pmnitro]
S.A. hunter Offline
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Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 1136
Loc: Buda Texas
I've seen quite a few, and some nice ones off of 71 just south of kingsland.


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#3285909 - 06/11/12 10:05 AM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: S.A. hunter]
jdickey Offline
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Registered: 01/10/07
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Loc: Waco, Texas
Be very careful for RADAR around Bertram...especially on Hwy 29! ! !

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#3286810 - 06/11/12 04:00 PM Re: Burnet County (near Bertram, Texas) Hunting [Re: jdickey]
BRYCE Offline
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Registered: 05/20/11
Posts: 124
Loc: Houston, TX
I have a lease near Marble Falls too. Is it too early to start feeding corn? The buck are in velvet now so, would protien help at all now?


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