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Best time for Sandhills? #7590409 08/27/19 12:34 AM
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Hi everyone,

I'd really like to do a sandhill crane hunt this year and I'm looking for suggestions as to when and where, preferably within reasonable striking distance of the DFW metro mess.

Thanks a bunch


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West Texas or panhandle. There are many good guides out there and I expect some will chime in with suggestions. The cost of decoys makes it prohibitive for one person, at least for me.


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Close to metroplex is Muddy Water out of Wichita Falls. Been several times with them and going back again this year. We usually go in January just because of deer season.

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I've hunted with muddy waters we did a mixed bag hunt and had success on every hunt.

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Originally Posted by syncerus
Hi everyone,

I'd really like to do a sandhill crane hunt this year and I'm looking for suggestions as to when and where, preferably within reasonable striking distance of the DFW metro mess.

Thanks a bunch



West Texas November or December or January
Wichita Falls December or January.
Both with Muddy waters Outfitters.
Book fast, as they get booked fast...
Book a minimum of 2 days. You wont regret.

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Nice! Thanks for the suggestions.


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Ranger Creek in Haskell or Cadillac Creek out of Lubbock...Always solid hunts....

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Panhandle is a great spot. Early November is a great time to get on them, and late enough you might get on a few lesser geese too.


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