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how'd everyone do?

Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by mpol777, Sep 3, 2002.

  1. mpol777

    mpol777 Feral Member

    Jul 23, 2001
    Cochise County, AZ
    seeing that a few states started various seasons this past weekend i just wanted to see how everyone made out.

    in AZ dove season started. i bagged a total of 0 out of 0, but had a great time anyway. it was still too hot where i was hunting and the few that i saw were high flying with no thoughts of slowing down. i'm going to head farther north til it starts to cool down. i though the little bit of rain would've helped.

    still it beat working ;f
  2. I limited out on dove yesterday. Just had to get an early start.

  3. Compy

    Compy CompensateWhat?

    Feb 28, 2000
    Neither here nor there
    I almost nailed a bird with my Jeep on Peoria yesterday, does that count? :)
  4. I sat by my pond and watched the geese fly overhead. If they are at the right height and angle, I'll take a shot.

    Mostly, I just sat there and watched a hen mallard paddle around while she softly sang "morp, morp."

    Also watched a red squirrel chase a gray squirrel. I thought about filling them with #2 steel shot, but figured I'd get them some other time with my .22. Same thing with 2 rabbits playing tag.

    Overall, a most satisfying time :)
  5. sooner pete

    sooner pete STOOPS FOR PRES

    Mar 5, 2002
    Not hunting yet ,but doing alot of scouting and seeing some nice Bucks.Repairing any of my tree stands that need it.Still pretty hot and the bugs are alfull.
  6. striderglock

    striderglock HVACR

    Aug 24, 2002
    got 7 out of my limit of 12. i don't care if i limit out or not, we have a great time in the field. and yes, it was too damn hot!
  7. Kilgor

    Kilgor American Millennium Member

    Oct 1, 1999
    Got 4 dove. Had a great time with family and friends.

    Found a place with a lot of hog sign on public land nearby and have a good 165 grain Hornady SST load worked up for the '06.

    Got drawn for muzzleloader deer and bear hunting at Madison County WMA in October.

    All this, plus football season is about to start! ;)
  8. Well Im please to report, that at little after 8 this am i took a 600lb black bear with my glock 23C! And they said it couldnt be done? wellllllll it can happy hunting.
    P.S. our state game warden just caled with the weight it was 568&3/4lb. not a record but........
  9. Guys around here are split between dove and early goose season. Our local handyman told me his group killed 4 honkers yesterday and were planning another hunt for tomorrow.

    He then stated he wouldn't have time to work on my mower's transmission for a "couple of days". Sometimes life just ain't fair!

  10. bustedknee

    bustedknee Curmudgeon

    Aug 1, 2001
    Wythe County, VA
    Archery season for Moose opened 10 August.
    My hunt lasted 5 hours and 35 minutes.
    Now I'm catching Silver Salmon.
  11. cadillacdl

    cadillacdl TOW Gunner

    Jun 9, 2002
    Memphis, TN
    No hunting yet, but I went to deer camp outside of Eureka Springs AR to set up for deer season. Stopped by the Beaver Tailwaters for some trouting. Found out my girlfriend is a better fly fisher than me. Better equipped too. Dang! She thinks she'd be a better rifle shot than me too but won't shoot at Bambi. My goals for deer season this year are to win in poker at camp and not fall asleep in the stand. Oh and of course a trophy buck. You have to watch out around Eureka though, some deer turn up wearing bandanas. Just try not to shoot the ones with NAMES!
  12. WFR


    Dec 2, 2001
    Got 3 doves with 1 box of shells using a $1200 Benelli Super Black Eagle that didn't belong to me.
    Sweet day!
  13. kentley


    Apr 2, 2002
    Dove season starts in the morning, and Deer the 14th, limit of 12, (10 does and two bucks). And, they opened up the area where I work for hunting this year, (Closed due to 9/11), and I've been seeing a BEAUTIFUL 14 pt.

    So I'm stoked!!!!!;+
  14. Z34Lee

    Z34Lee Rush is Right!

    Feb 13, 2001
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    I tried out my new 11-87 and got my limit on the day i went out. It was too easy. I just sat by our grain bins and the dove just kept replenishing themselves on the guidewire.
  15. Hunter6657

    Hunter6657 Back Off!

    Mar 11, 2002
    Baton Rouge, La.
    I got 5 today and only hunted from 5:30 pm till sunset.
    I didn't shoot them off a guidewire though.
    Dove season opens here at 12pm, can't get too early a start.
    I would have gone earlier but there was quite a downpour
    going on in the afternoon.
    Good shooting!
  16. safetyslug

    safetyslug Hogs Beware

    Sep 4, 2002
    SJ, CA
    Wow congrats. You have more balls than I do. How many shots did it take and where did they strike? Just curious.
  17. P-990

    P-990 Certified Nutz

    Feb 1, 2002
    Almost There
    12 deer? Wow! Up here in NH one can get 2 per year between archery and firearms, plus a third with a special permit in the eastern half. Sounds more like killing off pests to me! Good luck and happy hunting! P-990