stingerflinger wrote:less acorns this year so far for me and many places normally with water are dried up this year thanks to the hot and dry summer. in public hunting seems to have decreased since the opener and that weekend, but i am seeing more reflective tags and ribbons marking spots/trails everyday. had guys running around blasting coyote calls a few days ago lol maybe to scare deer?! for me action seemed to slow a bit during that warm front but im excited to see what this cold weather this week will bring!
I will second the lower water levels. Some canals I would normally be able to cross only with hip boots weren’t even close to the top of my boots. Talked to another guy that hunts a different area of SW public and he said there were a ton more people opening weekend than years past