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A number of the flowers on my white oaks have come down(about two weeks early), but with the recent heavy rain and a few mornings of below 40 degrees temps, it doesn't look good for an acorn crop. Hopefully there are still some flowers to be pollinated on the trees. Tough huntin' where I hunt without acorns. We end up close to fields and hunting cuts which can be very good, but not ideal. Time will tell.
 

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The ones behind my house are looking pretty good. They normally have something.
 

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It's funny how white oaks growing only feet apart from each other can be so different in their flowering stage. Some here are in full leaves and others still have their male flowers hanging. Wet weather like we have had here also prevents cross pollination and will mean less acorns. Hope this weather doesn't hurt the nuts to bad.
 

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Still some flowers coming down on the whites. Almost over. Lots of red oak acorns showing on trees I checked today.
 

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I actually prefer a bumper acorn crop for turkey and small game hunting, not so much for deer. Seems a deer can bed and feed in a smaller area during the fall if the nuts are dropping really heavy. I'd rather they were on the move looking for their next meal! At least, where I hunt anyway...
 
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