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Crockett county or cottle county? #7455016 03/10/19 01:52 PM
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I am looking to buy some hunting land and I wanted to know which county is better for hunting Crockett or Cottle county?

Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455025 03/10/19 01:57 PM
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Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455037 03/10/19 02:13 PM
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Was wanting a place that I saw good numbers of deer and turkey.

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Crockett has excellent deer and turkey populations and large ranches. Deer are not huge but better than most of the Hill Country.
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Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455163 03/10/19 05:56 PM
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Crockett for quantity and some quality. Cottle for quality.


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Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455192 03/10/19 06:41 PM
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I'm sure Mulies are found in western Crockett, but I know for a fact they're in Cottle. Rolling plains area is a lot less rocky and rough. Plenty of red talcum dust though. If it was me, I'd pick Cottle. Find a nice place below the caprock with Mulies and WT , water is a must, whether by windmill or creek. Good luck.


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Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455198 03/10/19 06:51 PM
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Curious as to why just these two counties. The badlands southwest of Flomot look really interesting. Also west of White star. These are next door to Cottle in Motley county.


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Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455206 03/10/19 07:07 PM
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If I had an extra $900k I'd be all over south "Owl creek ranch". Listed on lands of Texas. Beautiful place , owner would subdivide into a 500 acre and 250- 225 tracts. Cottle county.


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Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455236 03/10/19 07:47 PM
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Good choices imo on both county’s. Price per acre is still fair in both. Driving distance would be a factor for me. Size of the neighbors and hunting pressure around the property would be the most important thing I’d look at.

Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455245 03/10/19 08:05 PM
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I wouldn't want to have to drive more than 5 hours. But that's me. You'll spend more time at the new place if it's closer.


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"If I had an extra $900k I'd be all over south "Owl creek ranch". Listed on lands of Texas. Beautiful place , owner would subdivide into a 500 acre and 250- 225 tracts. Cottle county."

If a Frog had wings, had $900K and could hop, he would not bounce his [censored] when he hopped.

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Originally Posted by fishdfly
"If I had an extra $900k I'd be all over south "Owl creek ranch". Listed on lands of Texas. Beautiful place , owner would subdivide into a 500 acre and 250- 225 tracts. Cottle county."

If a Frog had wings, had $900K and could hop, he wouldhire someone else to carry him and not bounce his [censored] when he hopped.



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Personally, I like Cottle better. Better quality of deer, though maybe not as many. Mule Deer, turkey, quail and doesn't seem to be in serious drought all the time.


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Originally Posted by Sneaky
Crockett for quantity and some quality. Cottle for quality.


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Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455716 03/11/19 02:50 PM
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I would buy in a place that was not in or surrounded by a subdivision and it had ranches larger than the one I am buying that are surrounding it. Both counties have their good and bad.



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Originally Posted by stxranchman
I would buy in a place that was not in or surrounded by a subdivision and it had ranches larger than the one I am buying that are surrounding it. Both counties have their good and bad.


I concur. Crockett is going to have free roaming exotics for year round hunting of axis, auodad, red deer, etc.....and wild hogs. Cottle is gonna be hogs and predators year round. For traveling distance if you live in North Texas Cottle is the no brainer.


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Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7455770 03/11/19 03:56 PM
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Big ranches in Cottle County

Matador
Pitchfork
Tongue River
Swenson
Buckle L
Triangle

To name a few.

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Both counties can be good or bad. All gonna depend on neighbors landscape ,etc. I prefer the country better in cottle so that would be my pick. You can't do wrong with either as long as you do your homework. Good Luck on finding THE place!! Nothing like pulling up to the gate of your own place!

Re: Crockett county or cottle county? [Re: kjmsnake] #7456485 03/12/19 01:33 PM
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Food plots will be difficult to impossible in Crockett county. Not so in Cottle. Good rich dirt up there.


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