Thanks Derrek!! Yeah I figured it would be late for most of Texas, but I bet down there in southern TX it should be coming soon. Those are probably harder to find them down in those parts... Lots of desertish land with Cactus and things.
I appreciate the prayers for my family.
I recently moved to Houston from Southern Missouri where I avidly hunted morels. I was hoping to do so down here. Do they grow down here and are the plentiful? I know better than to ask where your spots are but was hoping someone could clue me in to when the typical season is around Houston. I am sure it will be later than normal with the cooler weather we have had. Any info would be appriciated. Thanks
I don't live in Texas, don't hunt morels in Texas but you are far from prime time morel hunting my friend. Hill country can have good morels I hear and I would guess they will be coming up soon. That's all I know for southern Texas. If you are used to hunting in Missouri you may get disappointed. Good luck
forager, Is that dolomite limestone around those morels? I think that has something to do with them to. The more rock the more morels. They grow right out of the ground clutter. Cedars are not nearly so prolific when you get out of the limestone.
just saw a post out of Cooke county on a find of 59 Morels. The picture appeared to be mature yellows. Wished we would have gotten more rain today but I will take any moisture at this point. I know what I will be doing tomorrow. Report to follow
Found a dozen greys. none too big with slight wind burn on the tips so they had been up for a bit. No yellows yet, but I am hopeful they will start popping this weekend. We are in desperate need for some rain down here. Hope all is well with your family Nate.
Just found 3 in my yard right by a cedar tree. Wasn't looking for them and couldn't believe my eyes. I grew up in Maryland and hunted for them but had little hope of them here. It's ironic that the tree that causes me to be so miserable in January, makes me so dang happy in March.
Hey all, we'll I thought I would slip on down to the great state of Tejas and swipe some early season morels. I've hunted from Dallas to Waco and ran the red river from 35 to Paris and north into ok. Hunted for three days sun up to sundown and didn't find a single morel. My brother found 20 smalls so we did not get skunked. But I did...I knew it was going to be risky but I welcomed the learning experience. I didn't know I would get so seriously schooled. Anyway, thanks for the hospitality Texas! Now for the drive back to KC. Until next time time...
Don't feel bad, Mitch, it's been too dry here. I hunted some sweet spots near Lake Whitney,and even though there were puddles on the road from last Friday's rain, the dirt under the cedars/junipers was parched. We need more rain if we're gonna have a season here this year.
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