texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
HAM'R TIME, Flatlander84, coonthumper17, KountryMayne, TxnRunner
69127 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 109,108
bill oxner 89,149
SnakeWrangler 60,973
stxranchman 58,949
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
Gravytrain 44,218
BMD 41,232
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics614,009
Posts11,478,996
Members84,127
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's #8446833 11/12/21 10:22 PM
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
W
WileyCoyote Offline OP
THF Trophy Hunter
OP Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
W
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
Well I guess lightning can strike if you are patient enough. After 21 LP's of time I just got drawn at South Llano River SP for Exotics with hunt dates of 1/31 thru 2/03.

The other 2 Final Pending 2nd Draw's that were Not Selected were a Hog Hunt at Keechi Creek & Mason Mountain's Oryx Hunt. Gotta try again next year on the whole batch of 2nd Drawing Pendings.
Ron


It is TIME for Term Limits, cause Politicians are like childrens diapers and for the same reasons...Robin Williams

"These are the times that try men's soul's"...Thomas Paine

"Those who fail to learn from History are doomed to repeat it" ....Santayana
Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8446850 11/12/21 10:42 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 818
W
wtjim Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
W
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 818
Take a lot of coolers, we filled 6 150 quart coolers. Buddy and I killed 8 axis and 6 whitetails on a management hunt there...

Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8446858 11/12/21 10:54 PM
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
W
WileyCoyote Offline OP
THF Trophy Hunter
OP Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
W
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
Wow...Double wow ...I've 3 refrigerators out in the storage area.. but it sounds like I need to swap those in on 3 deep freeze's! Axis or Sika are the primary target

Any info on economy motels would be appreciated.
Ron


It is TIME for Term Limits, cause Politicians are like childrens diapers and for the same reasons...Robin Williams

"These are the times that try men's soul's"...Thomas Paine

"Those who fail to learn from History are doomed to repeat it" ....Santayana
Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8447028 11/13/21 02:05 AM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,590
E
Erny Offline
Extreme Tracker
Offline
Extreme Tracker
E
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,590
Good luck brother and post some pictures!!!!

Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8447495 11/13/21 07:11 PM
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 18,802
Sniper John Offline
gumshoe
Offline
gumshoe
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 18,802
Congratulations Ron. I have put in for that hunt many times, but never drawn it. It should be a good one.

Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8447566 11/13/21 09:21 PM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,096
F
Fltmedic Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
F
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,096
Congrats should be a fun hunt for sure.


Don't take life so seriously, you'll never make it out alive!
Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: wtjim] #8449633 11/15/21 10:38 PM
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
W
WileyCoyote Offline OP
THF Trophy Hunter
OP Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
W
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
Took a look at SLRP's info page...and Oh My Goodness ....Axis & Hog's have no limit...Now I understand how you could fill up a big bunch of 150 QT coolers. Brings back memories of my Hunt there some 25 years ago and the horde of critters running down the river in front of me, waiting at the Low Water crossing. What's funny about that lone Axis I brought in was just that. My Axis kill was the only one taken during that Hunt. Need to start now getting things put together to take full advantage of this gift of an opportunity. 1st thing is to start buying big coolers at all the Estate Sales we were gonna attend anyway. I've got 3 big cooler's but they are all crammed with fishing tackle, leftover from when I sold the 22' Bay Boat after the move down here in '16. This reminds me of Lake Texoma back before a White Bass daily limit was enacted ....and I'd much prefer eating Axis than Sand Bass bigtime.
Ron


It is TIME for Term Limits, cause Politicians are like childrens diapers and for the same reasons...Robin Williams

"These are the times that try men's soul's"...Thomas Paine

"Those who fail to learn from History are doomed to repeat it" ....Santayana
Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8452756 11/18/21 09:58 PM
Joined: Oct 2021
Posts: 35
G
gettinbirdie Online Content
Light Foot
Online Content
Light Foot
G
Joined: Oct 2021
Posts: 35
Congrats Wily!! My brother and I drew the same dates-looking forward to meeting you at orientation

Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8452905 11/19/21 12:29 AM
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
W
WileyCoyote Offline OP
THF Trophy Hunter
OP Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
W
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
Super! look for a always slightly dingy deep burgundy 2010 F150 Super Crew. Used to be a good sit down restaurant in town, hope it's still there. Are ya'll camping on property or staying in town? I'm about to find a inexpensive decent motel, like I had years ago.
Ron


It is TIME for Term Limits, cause Politicians are like childrens diapers and for the same reasons...Robin Williams

"These are the times that try men's soul's"...Thomas Paine

"Those who fail to learn from History are doomed to repeat it" ....Santayana
Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8456571 11/22/21 11:49 PM
Joined: Oct 2021
Posts: 35
G
gettinbirdie Online Content
Light Foot
Online Content
Light Foot
G
Joined: Oct 2021
Posts: 35
I’m going to camp on site most likely. I got to call down there- see if a campfire is allowed, amongst other details.
How far is town?

Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8457193 11/23/21 06:06 PM
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 45
F
Fishstory Offline
Light Foot
Offline
Light Foot
F
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 45
Town is only like 5 minutes from the park. We stayed in a VRBO style cabin that was pretty nice. We killed 10 axis between three of us and didnt even bother hunting Sunday because we ran out of cooler space. Several hunters didn't kill anything though so it isnt a guarantee. Best advice I could give is to be ready at all times. I bet I saw 100 white tails a day, and only 5 axis all weekend. The whitetails just stood around and ate corn all day long, but the axis were extremely wary and if you saw one it was probably running.

Re: Drawn after all these years @ SLRSP - EXO's [Re: WileyCoyote] #8458018 11/24/21 04:18 PM
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
W
WileyCoyote Offline OP
THF Trophy Hunter
OP Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
W
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 6,041
Fish...where were the blinds ya'll were assigned, up the big hill on the "jeep trail" to the left ? or down the narrow road to the right? There were some good ground blinds back then facing west x north west towards the river and some I was told later were north and not far south of the campground, I was told these were mostly used for Turkey hunting and shotgun only. as I recall.

The mature axis doe I shot came from up on the hill, over looking the Historic Ranch House, right at dark in a sizable mixed herd of Wt's & Axis. Super scary stuff driving a 2 wheel drive Suburban down that steep jeep trail in the dark. Next day my blind was changed and I went to the road to the right pretty far back and then hiked couple hundred yards in to a newish wooden ground blind at the end of the 2 wheel track where it went UPHILL. Watched a nice 6pt WT for about 45 minutes who came down the fence line from behind me, took lots of pic's out of boredom, but he was off limits to me. Last day I changed blinds again and saw where a WT buck had beat up a barely green leafed Mesquite tree on a fence row as they looked like the WT's were starting to get ready for the Rut. Moved again the last day and was facing east when I took a shot at a yearling WT doe that was playing hide and seek with me from behind some dirt washout ridges...but that was all the critters I saw over my 3 days on Property. The herd up on top was mixed and had about 2+ dozen critters in it.

From out of the rusty arsed 1/2broke down tripod on top of the steep hill I could see 18 wheelers on I-10 to the north, and never saw anything out of the nice well built ground box blind besides the old tripod that was facing south. The ?road aka 2 wheel 4x4 ruts up there was dead ended into a rocky outcropping the old 2x4 'Chevy Suburban just could not climb over, about 200 yards west of the box blind/tripod area....and was where I field dressed my big Axis doe hanging off a big oak? tree overhanging the trail in the headlights of the truck.
Ron


It is TIME for Term Limits, cause Politicians are like childrens diapers and for the same reasons...Robin Williams

"These are the times that try men's soul's"...Thomas Paine

"Those who fail to learn from History are doomed to repeat it" ....Santayana
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2021 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3