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Thanksgiving on Falcon #13792498 12/02/20 11:35 PM
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Just wondering if anyone else was fishing Falcon the day after thanksgiving and if so did you hear the gunfire on the South end Friday morning? I was back in a cove so really couldn’t tell but it sounded like it was on the Mexico side. It went on for several minutes and didn’t sound like target practice! I don’t fish there very often so maybe this is a normal thing, maybe a military exercise?

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Re: Thanksgiving on Falcon [Re: Hulapoppin] #13792512 12/02/20 11:47 PM
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Well its hunting season here in Texas and Mexico. Dont know if that was what was going on or not.

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I guess I should’ve said that this was a couple hundred rounds in about 5 minutes, sounded like several different guns. Not deer huntin for sure, if they were there wasn’t much deer meat left to process.

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Apparently there is a government shooting range below the dam. When I was there in February, there was a lot of gun fire in that direction for about a half hour and that’s what I was told by someone who lives down there. Could be different than what you heard, though.


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That sounds about right, there were some fully auto’s mixed in with all the other shooting. That was about all the excitement I had, the fish must have known I was coming.

Re: Thanksgiving on Falcon [Re: Hulapoppin] #13792567 12/03/20 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Hulapoppin
That sounds about right, there were some fully auto’s mixed in with all the other shooting. That was about all the excitement I had, the fish must have known I was coming.


I also heard full auto when I was there.


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There is a government owned shooting range behind the dam.. It is used by most all of the acronyms..

Pretty common to hear them wasting some ammo..


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