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SOOO SWEET!!!! #7829678 05/05/20 03:39 AM
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About 5 days ago, sitting on the porch of my best friends place, he lives west of Granger. Heard 4 different reports all across the corn patch. I aint heard that at where i live ( east of town) in at least 5 years. SWEET!!!!!

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A sign of things to come lets hope!


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Originally Posted by mickeyhft
A sign of things to come lets hope!


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Re: SOOO SWEET!!!! [Re: billyhunt] #7838844 05/14/20 12:30 AM
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I have a friend that owns a ranch near Noodle,TX he was there a few days ago and his report was he covered about half the roads on approx. 2,500 acres and counted 71 different whistles. He has a quiet electric buggy that is perfect for whistle counts. Come on summer rains.


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Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.


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I am a sucker for happy endings and strapped cowboys.
Re: SOOO SWEET!!!! [Re: billyhunt] #7839100 05/14/20 06:09 AM
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My lease in Montague has quail whistling everywhere. Saw a few pair on the roads this weekend. Rarely hunt them but cool to hear and see.

Re: SOOO SWEET!!!! [Re: billyhunt] #7839139 05/14/20 11:26 AM
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Hope you guys are right, got to pups to run this fall and NEED birds.

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Man this is getting good!! Like i had said not hearing anything where i live( too many bobcat) but going out my gravel road this morning to go crappie fishing, there was a pair running down the road. SWEET again!!!!!

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At my place in Dickens county and the place is alive with calling. Must be at least 30 to 40 different birds calling around my 160 acres. So looking forward to another great year after the last 3 with slim pickens.

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Originally Posted by Flashprism
At my place in Dickens county and the place is alive with calling. Must be at least 30 to 40 different birds calling around my 160 acres. So looking forward to another great year after the last 3 with slim pickens.


I was up there 2-3 weeks ago but the wind was blowing so hard, there was no way you could hear anything.


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Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.


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Croton in Dickens county is a chorus of singing quail maybe it's our year

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The quail look to be doing really good in Northern and Southern Baylor county, as well. Seeing good numbers along the roads and whistling all over both ranches.

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Originally Posted by Flashprism
Croton in Dickens county is a chorus of singing quail maybe it's our year



Little croton creek runs right beside our camp.


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Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.


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I am a sucker for happy endings and strapped cowboys.
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Originally Posted by bill oxner
Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.


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I am a sucker for happy endings and strapped cowboys.
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OMG guys This could be a fantastic year. I better hold my enthusiasm however this is the numbers ytd and they are fantastic at my place in Dickens county

YTD 11.9 actual normal 8.6 a 40% above normal

By date recent 5/12 .4 5/14 1.4 5/16 .4 5/24 .6 5/25 1.2

I planted my food plots milo and sun flowers on 5/7 when I left on 5/22 they were really showing promise and now with this addl rain I may really have some success. In 8 years I have only had 2 that were successful but this could be a winner.

Quail were singing all over my place these rain may be what mother nature ordered

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