Tndeer Logo

Page 2 of 3 <123>
Topic Options
#3114490 - 01/08/13 10:47 AM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: donedeer]
donedeer
Spike


Registered: 12/09/12
Posts: 36
Loc: smith county

Offline
nevermind i read your public land post,lol but still would like other question answered,lol thanks
Top
#3114517 - 01/08/13 10:59 AM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: donedeer]
bowriter
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/31/02
Posts: 41871
Loc: Lebanon,TN USA

Offline
I'm heading out tomorrow sometime for five days. Unguided on private land. But with the forecast for warm weather, I'll probably do as much fishing as hunting. I need to kill 3 does for some folks here but that won't take long. I'm thinking pre-spawn bass in the 5-8 pound range.

I haven't hunted in the over three weeks, I guess I can still shoot. I was thinking yesterday, I haven't missed in three years, gun or bow, probably be my luck to blow a shot on a big one.
_________________________

Constipation has ruined many a good day. Not as many as stupidity, though.

Top
#3114555 - 01/08/13 11:14 AM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: donedeer]
jlmustain
6 Point


Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 669
Loc: Murfreesboro, TN

Offline
Well, ON the land I hunt, there's really no pressure, but AROUND it there's been some. I hunt in NW AL. My best scouting day down there, I saw 21 does and two bucks. I took a nice one the week before Christmas. It's my father-in-law's property, and there's a decent span of time between my wife and her brother. She's 31 and he's 18. Anyway, I'm teaching him a lot, and I told him I'd be sure that he got the next buck off the land, so now the pressure is way down because he doesn't get to hunt it but once every week or two (he's busy doing 18 year old things when I'm not down there, ha!).

I'll be hunting public land the rest of the month, and there's a lot of pressure there, typically. The guys I talk to apparently don't know how to let a buck walk, so there are some monsters out there, but those dudes aren't going to find them. I'm going after a couple 160s this weekend in Colbert County.

From what I can tell the southern part of the state and the NE part of the state are great, especially near Ft. Payne and Gadsden. Check out last year's harvest report: http://outdooralabama.com/research-mgmt/...st%20Report.pdf

Pretty telling.
_________________________
No hunt is all skill. If not for a little luck, no one would hunt.

Top
#3114692 - 01/08/13 12:49 PM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: jlmustain]
AlabamaSwamper
12 Point


Registered: 06/03/04
Posts: 5104
Loc: Southern Wayne CO and NW Alaba...

Offline
According to a friend, last week Lauderdale WMA only had around 160 permits handed out for 3 days on over 20,000 acres of QDM managed property surrounded by lots of managed property.
_________________________
Official BTR Scorer in NW Alabama and southern middle Tennessee

http://twitter.com/AlabamaSwamper

Top
#3114703 - 01/08/13 01:01 PM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: AlabamaSwamper]
jlmustain
6 Point


Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 669
Loc: Murfreesboro, TN

Offline
Yeah, Lauderdale has a lot, but there are a lot of hunting leases in Waterloo that surround it. I think they're done with gun hunts, though.
_________________________
No hunt is all skill. If not for a little luck, no one would hunt.

Top
#3114704 - 01/08/13 01:01 PM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: jlmustain]
jlmustain
6 Point


Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 669
Loc: Murfreesboro, TN

Offline
Lauderdale has a lot of deer, that is.
_________________________
No hunt is all skill. If not for a little luck, no one would hunt.

Top
#3114791 - 01/08/13 01:59 PM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: donedeer]
lpo1981
6 Point


Registered: 01/20/12
Posts: 609
Loc: Dickson, TN

Offline
I'd like to go down there and hunt but wouldn't know where to start..
Top
#3115161 - 01/08/13 07:11 PM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: lpo1981]
in the dog house!
14 Point


Registered: 11/29/12
Posts: 9383
Loc: west tn

content Online
I grew up in madison\jackson co. Huge deer in the hills. Some never see a hunter, I really miss hunting down there.
_________________________
Luck is where preparation and opportunity meet



Μολων λαβε

Top
#3115261 - 01/08/13 08:09 PM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: in the dog house!]
soshock1
4 Point


Registered: 08/27/10
Posts: 110
Loc: Columbia, TN

Offline
I hunt Hollins WMA each year in January. Killed a nice 6pt last Saturday. Good hunt.
Top
#3115284 - 01/08/13 08:18 PM Re: ANYONE GOING HUNTING IN AL? [Re: donedeer]
sassylady
Button


Registered: 01/08/13
Posts: 10
Loc: AR

Offline
got a friend with some hogs that just poped up on property this year. going to get some bacon end of month. maybe in time for season too and get a bama buck.
Top
Page 2 of 3 <123>


Moderator:  RUGER, Tennessee Todd, Unicam, Cuttin Caller, CBU93, stretch, Bobby G, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105528
RUGER
87008
Deer Assassin
65411
BSK
61027
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
Mik475, AaronB, Bad Wolf, jw3783, Jesse91
13278 Registered Users
Who's Online
76 registered (SX3Mike, striker12, rem270, fourwheeler431, ImThere, TNDeerGuy, 7 invisible) and 115 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13278 Members
42 Forums
93163 Topics
1088202 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 1.081 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.