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#11872964 - 10/09/16 10:05 PM comorants/water turkey
Firemedic Reed Offline
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Registered: 07/14/13
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Loc: Corsicana, Texas
What lake in Texas has the biggest population of comorants?
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#11872970 - 10/09/16 10:07 PM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Trading House had a thousand of them yesterday.
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#11872978 - 10/09/16 10:12 PM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
Firemedic Reed Offline
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Loc: Corsicana, Texas
Is there any roosting there?
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#11872993 - 10/09/16 10:20 PM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
Firemedic Reed Offline
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Loc: Corsicana, Texas
Is there any roosting there?
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#11873026 - 10/09/16 10:47 PM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
dreamweaver96 Offline
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Registered: 04/02/16
Posts: 127
Last duck season I saw literally thousands on grapevine. Not sure about this year though

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#11873107 - 10/10/16 06:04 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
RedRanger Online   content
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Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
There is a large amount on Cedar Creek now, they came in with the cold front we had in August.
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#11873109 - 10/10/16 06:11 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
ForkedJames Offline
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Registered: 08/21/11
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Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Lake Fork has it's share for sure....



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#11873137 - 10/10/16 07:04 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
NoWeighers Offline
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Registered: 05/09/07
Posts: 776
Loc: Zapata, TX
If you want to see cormorants.. Come to Falcon..

It is funny that they are protected by the feds.. And they don't even know they are here.. Much less the numbers we have.

We have a flock of thousands that does not migrate.. Last year they almost doubled..

There is currently a flock of at least ten thousand living on the Texas side between marker ten and marker nine..

TPWD knows they are here.. But won't do anything about them..
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#11873202 - 10/10/16 08:17 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: NoWeighers]
RedRanger Online   content
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Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
Originally Posted By: NoWeighers
TPWD knows they are here.. But won't do anything about them..


Typical Corruption in just another state department

They all want to keep their jobs and their pay and not worry about the general public
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#11873224 - 10/10/16 08:34 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
harvey walker Offline
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Registered: 01/24/12
Posts: 346
Loc: waco
Every lake in Texas and Louisiana

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#11873277 - 10/10/16 09:07 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
SeaAggie2015 Online   content
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Registered: 08/03/12
Posts: 166
They used to black out the sky on Palestine, but it's been a while since I've been on that lake. Now days it'd be a safe bet to say if there's water, there will be cormorants. Stupid things shouldn't be protected.
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#11873338 - 10/10/16 09:33 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
getbent956 Offline
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Registered: 01/13/08
Posts: 169
No weighers I still have a case of 12ga shells. If TP&W allows it I will gladly relocate some to a fertilizer pile or turtle food.

Man those poor turtles- think how many turtles a cormorant could feed.

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#11873445 - 10/10/16 10:25 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
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That's probably why they are still protected. Everyone sees them as a good for nothing bird, so it would end up being senseless killing with a lot of unused carcasses floating around everywhere. I wonder if they'd taste any good. All they eat is fish, so they've got to taste better than a bird that eats lake weeds.
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#11873470 - 10/10/16 10:35 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: Firemedic Reed]
Donald Harper Offline
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Loc: Justin, TX.
Last one I ate tasted a lot like Eagle. grill
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#11873481 - 10/10/16 10:40 AM Re: comorants/water turkey [Re: SeaAggie2015]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
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Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted By: SeaAggie2015
That's probably why they are still protected. Everyone sees them as a good for nothing bird, so it would end up being senseless killing with a lot of unused carcasses floating around everywhere. I wonder if they'd taste any good. All they eat is fish, so they've got to taste better than a bird that eats lake weeds.


Divers never taste as good as puddlers (the ones who eat lake weeds). Carnivores (cormorants) would taste awful. "bout like eagle, as Mr. Harper noted. roflmao
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