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Dickens, TX area. #7678891 12/03/19 08:14 PM
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Bad. Just bad. Saw some on main trail to camp coming in but that was it. Killed a hog, shot at 3 coyotes but no quail. We did get our camp set up nice and will go back but mostly to hog hunt and spring turkeys.
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Originally Posted by bill oxner
Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.
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Bummer

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Hate to near that.


Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill


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Re: Dickens, TX area. [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN] #7678930 12/03/19 08:59 PM
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That last one is for Bill. That's as far as I could get with a 2wd pulling that load. Made it about a mile in. Problem is, camp is about 5 miles in. Once I got the mule off, I made it on to camp then the ranch cowboy took me back to get the mule. Fun times. Luckily it dried up by the time we left 3 days later. That red dirt is something when it gets wet. Slick as snot.


Originally Posted by bill oxner
Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.
Re: Dickens, TX area. [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN] #7678936 12/03/19 09:10 PM
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The xmas lights really tie it all together Clark - props for going; we're not hunting our lease in Kent County this year.

Re: Dickens, TX area. [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN] #7678959 12/03/19 09:34 PM
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Originally Posted by CCBIRDDOGMAN
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That last one is for Bill. That's as far as I could get with a 2wd pulling that load. Made it about a mile in. Problem is, camp is about 5 miles in. Once I got the mule off, I made it on to camp then the ranch cowboy took me back to get the mule. Fun times. Luckily it dried up by the time we left 3 days later. That red dirt is something when it gets wet. Slick as snot.



Love it.


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Well dangit. I was hoping for you Kev.


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I haven’t heard any good reports or found a covey in the last three trips. I’ve learned riding around bird country in a mule drinking cold beer with old friends still beats a lot of other things. Walking around carrying a shotgun all day without a point really sux. Thank God for Mules, cold beer, and good friends!

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Originally Posted by bobcat1
Well dangit. I was hoping for you Kev.



I think the end is near.


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Originally Posted by scalebuster
I haven’t heard any good reports or found a covey in the last three trips. I’ve learned riding around bird country in a mule drinking cold beer with old friends still beats a lot of other things. Walking around carrying a shotgun all day without a point really sux. Thank God for Mules, cold beer, and good friends!

Now that is right up an old fat man's alley. cheers


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Truth^^^


Originally Posted by bill oxner
Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.
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That red dirt is as slick as a school boy's snotty sleeve. This I know.

You were very fortunate to get that far.


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Re: Dickens, TX area. [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN] #7680090 12/05/19 01:45 AM
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Ughh Kevin, flat stinks

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Had 3 med to large covey at feeder tonight and a large covey in front yard. A lot of young uns

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I have given up on quail in North Texas.
We were finding 30 coveys a day 4 years ago now zilch!
It is sad, my dog has become a dove retriever.

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Very sad this year. Been there before and hope it changes soon


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They will come back. It may take some time, but they will.

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Hope it is soon because I'm getting near the end of my bird hunting runway.

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At least we got camp set up, and we drank alot... and the dogs get exercise.

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Been a slight come back at my place in Dickens. Haven't hunted yet. Been focused on Deer however I have 3 coveys on my 160 acres. One with 12 , one with 8 and another with 6.Been watching them at my feeders as I add milo to help and keep em around. Will do some light hunting this month and January.

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