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James Daughtrey WMA #7609951 09/18/19 07:58 PM
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A buddy and I got drawn for a Deer Management hunt the first week in December. We are actually shocked because we only had 1 point and were not expecting to be drawn. This will be his first drawn hunt so it should be fun.
I have read the few post I could find (only can search the past year), but if anyone has any pointers I would appreciate it.
I am liking compartments 5,6,9,& 10 from what I can find. I plan to bring corn and a pop-up blind. I also have already spoke to the park and will be bringing my camper (small) to stay in.... can you tell I am excited?

Re: James Daughtrey WMA [Re: Nwernig] #7609981 09/18/19 08:33 PM
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I will be there with my daughter on a youth management hunt on Nov 16-17. If it stays really dry, the corn should really bring in the deer and other animals. Most of the compartments have 1 to 2 deer blinds on them. If it rains when you are there then 4 WD may be necessary. You will see plenty of animals as long as the weather cooperates!

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That's what i am gathering. I am there Dec 3-5. Have you hunted there before?

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I have hunted the James Daughtrey a few times. All the compartments are good as far as seeing animals. It changes from year to year as far as which compartment is seeing the most deer. Compartment 1 might have a lot of bucks being seen in 2018 but in 2019 it may not have as many bucks. But you will see something to shoot if you hunt your compartment right.

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I heard they have to be a certain age class of buck in order to harvest is that true? Just asking because I have put in for that draw many times.

Re: James Daughtrey WMA [Re: Nwernig] #7610973 09/19/19 11:19 PM
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I hunted hogs and javelina last February.
I hunted compartment 9 if memory is correct.
You go from the check in, thru Tilden, then back across the lake to get to it.
I shot a hog and a javelina.
They had real nice senderos.
I awesome blind with windows.
And 2 other open top blinds.
I saw javelina,hogs,turkey,quail,green jays,and some does.
Really enjoyed the hunt.

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Originally Posted by David7912
I heard they have to be a certain age class of buck in order to harvest is that true? Just asking because I have put in for that draw many times.


Management hunt is 1 doe and 1 buck that is 7 points or under with a 12" spread or unbranched antler

General deer either is 8 point or more with a 14" spread or the same guidelines as management

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I guess that I'll be seeing some of you on the 12/03-12/05 hunt. I was also lucky enough to draw.


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Re: James Daughtrey WMA [Re: syncerus] #7612588 09/21/19 11:50 PM
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Originally Posted by syncerus
I guess that I'll be seeing some of you on the 12/03-12/05 hunt. I was also lucky enough to draw.


That’s awesome. We are planning on staying at the campsite since I have a small trailer that will fit in the spot. Have you ever hunted there?

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I've never hunted there either, but I've heard a bunch of good things about the area. I'm also planning on bringing a travel trailer, but I'm not sure about whether it's best to dry camp onsite or use the campground at Choke Canyon. I was planning on asking the local TP&W team when I get a chance to call.


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Re: James Daughtrey WMA [Re: Nwernig] #7613125 09/22/19 07:48 PM
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Syncerus- I called and asked them if I could bring my trailer and they said it was fine as long as it’s a smaller trailer. They have a couple pull through spots also. When I called, I spoke with Sam- he was very helpful and very polite. We will be getting there the afternoon before and he said that was fine

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