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Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby joshfcb » Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:13 am

May be a stupid question but.....what is your opinion on the need for camo when dove hunting.

Are you in full camo, maybe just a shirt, or no camo?

I see it all ways around here! Most of my group goes mostly camo.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby aggiechiro » Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:14 am

honestly i only wear as much cammo as i want. if your dove hunts are like ours, you don't need it.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby lckstckn2smknbrls » Thu Sep 02, 2010 1:24 pm

Doves can see color. I wear Max-4 pants, shirt and hat.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby apexhunter » Thu Sep 02, 2010 2:40 pm

I wear khaki shorts or pants and a lightweight camo or khaki shooting shirt (depending upon the terrain/vegetation) for doves. They can see color but aren't as skiddish as ducks so camo that perfectly matches the surroundings isn't AS important. It is more important to be still on incoming birds and stand/shoot when they are in range than it is to be dressed out like Field & Stream.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby aggiechiro » Thu Sep 02, 2010 3:59 pm

get a lawnchair and a shade tree. postup in a field with doves...no need for camo, they should be dead before they see you.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby ks_waterfowler » Sat Sep 04, 2010 12:57 pm

Watched an old man sit in the middle of a cut wheat field this AM and shoot a limit, and he wasn't wearing a lick of camo. He just stayed still till they got close. I shot alot of doves before I ever owned any camo clothing.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby duckman27 » Mon Sep 06, 2010 2:38 pm

Camo really isn't neccesary for dove huntin but wearin it kinda gets you fired up for duck season
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby aggiechiro » Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:17 pm

duckman27 wrote:Camo really isn't neccesary for dove huntin but wearin it kinda gets you fired up for duck season


can't argue that. i love that little window when i can teal hunt the AM, dove hunt the PM and repeat.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby goodkarmarising » Tue Sep 07, 2010 6:54 am

Most of the time I just wear brown pants and a camo shirt and like anything else, movement gets you busted.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby Jarbo03 » Thu Sep 09, 2010 10:25 pm

I wear camo but dont think its necessary, just a good reason to break the camo out.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby dablaw » Thu Sep 09, 2010 10:43 pm

We all just backed up our tailgates to the pond and had fun..No camo...moving like crazy..If the birds want in, it doesn't matter..We shelled corn and bushawged the sunflowers down 2 weeks before season so you could have been shooting skeet and still limited out..Game wardens even came over and shot a limit..How's that for fun....
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby aggiechiro » Fri Sep 10, 2010 7:43 am

dablaw wrote:We all just backed up our tailgates



they just recently took that away from us. it now counts like hunting from the vechile, doesn't matter if nobody is in the bac, no keys in the ignition.
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Re: Dove Hunting and Camo

Postby dieselduck » Sat Sep 11, 2010 1:31 pm

I dont think it matters. I wear jeans and whatever color shirt I am wearing that day. Ive almost been hit by doves twice this year. Reckless creatures
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