Your favorite sign that fall is upon us?

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  1. dobberdux

    dobberdux Senior Refuge Member

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    Birds Flockin' up for the big flight

    Leaves changin' and fallin'

    Local farms preparin' for the harvest and their fall festivals

    Corn stalks "brownin'" just a bit

    That smell in the AM...like one of the other Fugers mentioned, it's just a different smell
     
  2. quivira kid

    quivira kid Elite Refuge Member

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    Seeing doves start to group up
    getting the Cabela's Fall Master Catalog
     
  3. Burm

    Burm Senior Refuge Member

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    I'm with SpongeRob. I usually leave the door to head to work about 3:45, 3:50 am. When you step outside and you feel that tinge of chilliness still in the air.. It's about the same time as when I'd leave to go hunting, and I wish I had my waders on instead of my work boots.

    It's comin' soon.......

    --Burm
     
  4. waterrat

    waterrat Elite Refuge Member

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    The sure sign for me has always been the smell of a fireplace burning on a cool night.
     
  5. Goose Hunter Jr.

    Goose Hunter Jr. Elite Refuge Member

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  6. Quackup

    Quackup Moderator Moderator

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    There's always that one moment that tells me it's Fall. Some years it's in the morning when I walk out to the truck, other years it can hit in the middle of the day or in the evening. It's not an obvious thing like the leaves changing or frost on the windshield. It's more of a feeling, you just sense it in the air, a crisp, clean change coming. You can't define it by calendars or game seasons, I've gotten sunburns hunting dove and heat fatigue chasing elk in September, it's still Summer in the Southwest.

    Regardless of when it happens, the first day you know it's Fall is one of the best days of the year.
     
  7. Shockwave

    Shockwave Elite Refuge Member

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    Apples!!! .......mmmmmm........pie.......mmmmm :clap
     
  8. surfspeck

    surfspeck Elite Refuge Member

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    I love the deep blue sky after the 1st couple of cool fronts pass through the TX Hill Country. Also, During bow season in early Oct there is a magical moment every evening about 1 1/2 hours before sunset, when the light is just right, everything seems to be so crystal clear, I can put a finger on it, but Ive witnessed it many times, I guess it has something to do with the way the sunlight and the shadows appear on every detail of the sourroundings :confused:
     
  9. billdalton

    billdalton Elite Refuge Member

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    Definately ... Fleece Thongs!
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  10. acpoco

    acpoco Refuge Member

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    Nowdays, I count Fall from early goose season, but really, it begins when the sumac turns red. That's usually right around the time hunting season for small game opens here.
     

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