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Hart, Texas Pheasant Hunt #5918496 09/08/15 07:20 PM
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Is anyone familiar with this annual hunt? Your observations and recommendations please. Thanks


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I hunt that area quite a bit for both waterfowl and pheasant. There weren't many birds last year but we killed a fair amount. Haven't been down this year but all the guys say the same thing, "not many birds around these days." Hopefully it will be a little better this year. Most of the places given to the lions club hunt are pivots where you walk stalks.


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Very few birds last year.



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We usually do this hunt. There is plenty of land to hunt, very few birds the last 3 years, but if you put your work in you'll find some birds.

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I was around Hart for about 2 hours Friday afternoon from 6:30 till dark and counted 17 pheasants. Some were on the highway but most of them on dirt roads and turn rows.


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Re: Hart, Texas Pheasant Hunt [Re: TXPanhandler] #5926983 09/14/15 12:20 AM
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Originally Posted By: TXPanhandler
I was around Hart for about 2 hours Friday afternoon from 6:30 till dark and counted 17 pheasants. Some were on the highway but most of them on dirt roads and turn rows.


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Re: Hart, Texas Pheasant Hunt [Re: Cajun Raider] #5927148 09/14/15 01:38 AM
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long ago when some of us started trucking cattle from SoTx to the Panhandle ..
we were somewhere up there and a rooster ran across the road...
guy in truck in front me asked in Spanish...CB radio
"quien esta gallo?"
"what kind of chicken is that?"

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I do it every year because it's local and it's for a great cause, but i won't lie. It has been very poor the last 3 years. The cover grew last year, but there just wasn't any seed stock to speak of. It will probably be a little better this year, but the pheasant always run a year or two behind quail. Crash later; recover later.

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Can't seem to find much info on where a guy would sign up for this at. Can anybody point me in the right direction?

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We are making the 11 hour trip from the Gulf Coast to hunt the Hart Lions club Hunt. Call Tony Leibel 806-647-7444

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Re: Hart, Texas Pheasant Hunt [Re: kweber] #5963421 10/06/15 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted By: kweber
long ago when some of us started trucking cattle from SoTx to the Panhandle ..
we were somewhere up there and a rooster ran across the road...
guy in truck in front me asked in Spanish...CB radio
"quien esta gallo?"
"what kind of chicken is that?"



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Re: Hart, Texas Pheasant Hunt [Re: reeltexan] #5963856 10/06/15 04:38 PM
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Originally Posted By: reeltexan
Originally Posted By: kweber
long ago when some of us started trucking cattle from SoTx to the Panhandle ..
we were somewhere up there and a rooster ran across the road...
guy in truck in front me asked in Spanish...CB radio
"quien esta gallo?"
"what kind of chicken is that?"



funny stuff



Not funny..It could be an escapee from some planted or released hunt.

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I am getting reliable reports that the (truly) wild Panhandle pheasants had a good hatch this spring and summer.

Re: Hart, Texas Pheasant Hunt [Re: lunatichunter] #5964319 10/06/15 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted By: lunatichunter
We are making the 11 hour trip from the Gulf Coast to hunt the Hart Lions club Hunt. Call Tony Leibel 806-647-7444


Talked to Tony. They got good participation from land owners and it's been an above average hatch. I'll be doing some hunting up there.


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Re: Hart, Texas Pheasant Hunt [Re: Cajun Raider] #5964603 10/06/15 10:44 PM
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good to hear...
seen lotsa birds up there yrs back...
would like to get a few some day w/out a Peterbilt bumper

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Thanks for the info, I've moved up to Arkansas and have't been able to get back out to the Panhandle. But I'm going to make an effort and committ my money to the Lion's club, its for a good cause anyways.


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Re: Hart, Texas Pheasant Hunt [Re: dkershen] #5999751 10/29/15 09:30 AM
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We will be there opening weekend. See you there.


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So will we....

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What are they charging this year?

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$200 for Sat/Sun or $150 for Sun only.


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Hunted it once about 7 years ago and if I remember right you could hunt the rest of the season also. I won't be able to make opening weekend but could hunt later. Am I correct about the rest of the season?

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You are correct. $200 covers the whole season.


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Guy that was going with is going to have surgery. I am from the Houston area, is it worth going out by yourself? Do they team you up with someone else? How about food and lodging, where and how do most folks handle this? Thanks


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I'm interested in knowing more details about this hunt as well. More 1st hand experience about these hunts.

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Opening morning they had a field reserved for us. Our group was large, so they even had someone drive to the field that we could follow. After we hunted that, we could hunt any field on the maps. I don't remember the exact amount, but they had a lot of different properties. They cover breakfast on opening day, and lodging was easy to find right outside of Hart. Stayed at Quality Inn in Plainview because they allow dogs.



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