texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
HuntWheelerRanch, CaptSlim, coloradochris, Trout killa, loftisp
64356 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 90,150
stxranchman 53,736
bill oxner 49,771
RKHarm24 44,577
rifleman 44,411
BMD 41,009
SnakeWrangler 39,533
Big Orn 37,484
txshntr 35,377
Facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics417,859
Posts6,075,085
Members64,356
Most Online16,728
Mar 25th, 2012
Print Thread
Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? #6969395
11/22/17 03:49 PM
11/22/17 03:49 PM
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 11
J
JWMurray Offline OP
Light Foot
JWMurray  Offline OP
Light Foot
J

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 11
We hunt west of Aspermont right on the border of Kent and Stonewall County. Has anyone in the area been seeing any rut activity? Usually it starts right around Thanksgiving from what we have seen in the past. Going out next week for about 5 days with my dad and BIL. Are they hitting feeders yet or still enough native food for them?

Re: Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? [Re: JWMurray] #6969467
11/22/17 04:43 PM
11/22/17 04:43 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 14,985
Murphy, TX Dickens county
P
Pitchfork Predator Offline
THF Celebrity
Pitchfork Predator  Offline
THF Celebrity
P

Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 14,985
Murphy, TX Dickens county
Mature bucks not hitting feeders yet.

Should be timing it about right.


Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

www.insured-wealth.com
469-323-8920
Re: Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? [Re: JWMurray] #6969580
11/22/17 06:28 PM
11/22/17 06:28 PM
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 334
West Texas
T
TX Hitman Offline
Bird Dog
TX Hitman  Offline
Bird Dog
T

Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 334
West Texas
Have land near Girard. Noticed this weekend that the bucks were moving more than usual but are still grouped together. They are starting seek out does. We do a lot of night hunting on wheat fields. Over the last several weeks, the wheat fields are covered with does. Seen as many as 50-60 at times but most all does and small yearling bucks. This weekend the does were still out but we saw at least 20 nice bucks among them but not chasing them per say. I bet within the next 2 weeks, it will be full rut. Need a good cold front that lasts several days to kick it in. The big bucks are still mostly nocturnal. My thoughts.

Re: Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? [Re: JWMurray] #6969672
11/22/17 08:26 PM
11/22/17 08:26 PM
Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 5,519
Mesquite, Tx
B
bigjoe8565 Online content
THF Trophy Hunter
bigjoe8565  Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
B

Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 5,519
Mesquite, Tx
Just spent 90 hours in the blind the last 10 days in Aspermont. Bucks are chasing for sure, but I only saw young bucks. Best of luck.

Re: Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? [Re: JWMurray] #6970127
11/23/17 04:01 AM
11/23/17 04:01 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,129
Texas Panhandle
L
Lotto Offline
Pro Tracker
Lotto  Offline
Pro Tracker
L

Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,129
Texas Panhandle
Was up at the Dumont farm for 4 days and only young bucks and still in groups...the girls are not running around as usual also...friend shot a nice 12 ... not hitting feeders very long and walk over corn for wheat... ought to be good with a cold spell ??

Re: Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? [Re: JWMurray] #6970543
11/23/17 07:41 PM
11/23/17 07:41 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 17,184
Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
E
Erathkid Offline
THF Celebrity
Erathkid  Offline
THF Celebrity
E

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 17,184
Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
I hunted west of Jayton for 5 years, along the salt fork. Killed most of our bucks right about now. Was able to rattle bucks from opening of gun all through the season. This was back in the 90s when that area had a very low deer density.

Last edited by Erathkid; 11/23/17 07:41 PM.

Life is too short, as is. Don't chance it.
Don't text and drive.
Re: Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? [Re: JWMurray] #6976317
11/29/17 04:06 PM
11/29/17 04:06 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 332
Nowhere, Texas
D
DirtyHarry Offline
Bird Dog
DirtyHarry  Offline
Bird Dog
D

Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 332
Nowhere, Texas
We hunt about 8 miles east of Aspermont. Last week we saw a lot of really nice young bucks chase. I have shot 6 of my last 8 deer in the first week of December so this weekend and next should be money. Best of luck!!

Re: Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? [Re: JWMurray] #6976368
11/29/17 04:36 PM
11/29/17 04:36 PM
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 7,387
Anton, TX, and Stonewall Count...
W
westtexaswatkins Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
westtexaswatkins  Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
W

Joined: May 2007
Posts: 7,387
Anton, TX, and Stonewall Count...
I hunted all of last week(Stonewall county) and saw one mature buck locked down with a doe. All the other bucks I saw were at feeders and would run and check does as they came in and then would come back to the feeders. I'm thinking this coming week it should really be on in that area. I'm headed out this afternoon. Best of luck to you.

Re: Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? [Re: westtexaswatkins] #6977229
11/30/17 05:43 AM
11/30/17 05:43 AM
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 14,614
Big D
T
Txduckman Offline
THF Celebrity
Txduckman  Offline
THF Celebrity
T

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 14,614
Big D
Originally Posted By: westtexaswatkins
I hunted all of last week(Stonewall county) and saw one mature buck locked down with a doe. All the other bucks I saw were at feeders and would run and check does as they came in and then would come back to the feeders. I'm thinking this coming week it should really be on in that area. I'm headed out this afternoon. Best of luck to you.


Saw the same thing in Montague. Chase like heck and then come back to feed and do it again when more doe show up. We always have the best bucks passing by on camera we never see again first weekend in Dec and most folks have given up by then. I am not giving up this year. Your rut shows peaking about now and think we might be on same schedule.

Re: Rut Activity Stonewall / Kent County? [Re: JWMurray] #6981936
12/04/17 02:51 PM
12/04/17 02:51 PM
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 7,387
Anton, TX, and Stonewall Count...
W
westtexaswatkins Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
westtexaswatkins  Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
W

Joined: May 2007
Posts: 7,387
Anton, TX, and Stonewall Count...
Update. I hunted the last 4 days. It was hot and that moon didn't help any. I saw fewer deer this trip than any so far this season. We really need some good lasting cold weather. Guess Ill try it again later this week.

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread


© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
UBB.threads™ 7.6.2