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#7175713 - 12/13/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: FyrepowrX]
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Well, the boy and I went to the new place. Hunted almost 2 hrs., nada. Went down the road 4 miles and hunted a place for 1 hr. nada. We decided that we hadn't had enough cold weather, and it was cold this am, and the squirrels simply weren't moving. Headed back towards home, and hit a place about 4 miles north of town. By this time, it's about noon, and up to about 40 degrees. I sent the boy one way, and I went another. Within 5 min., I heard him shoot. I moved on and found a pair chasing each other up and down a tree. I couldn't get any closer than about 40 yds. Lined up, and dropped both with head shots, one shot each. I then heard the boy shoot behind me, and he connected with another one. Four squirrels within 45 minutes. All were taken between noon and 1 pm.




My two.




Dan's two.


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#7176639 - 12/13/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: FyrepowrX]
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Originally Posted By: FyrepowrX


The place is 9000 acres of hardwoods & creekbottons, laced with oaks and pecan trees. i see squirrel nests in the trees in ridiculous numbers. never saw another car parked at the 3 parking areas i went past.

guess where i'm gonna try to be next weekend?






Krapp Id be on that like Rosie Odonnel on the seat of a Subaru!
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#7176643 - 12/13/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: maddog]
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Mike...your kid hunts with a classy gun....


Just saying'..... whistle
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#7177316 - 12/13/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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Yeah, I got one of them classy guns, too. BUT I'm having such a great time hunting with the single shot, with the bubba buddy.....just ta needle yer azz! laugh

Just sayin'......grin


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#7177631 - 12/13/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: maddog]
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You suck.....
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#7185485 - 12/15/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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It was too nice of a day, not to go hunting, yesterday. Sunny, little breeze, almost 50 degrees. Went back to a new place, where my son and I got skunked, last week. Hadn't any more than parked the truck and got out, when I spotted this squirrel. 40+ yard shot. Missed with the first shot, then heard the whack on the second. Went over to the tree, and watched the lil bastid go in a hole. I was cussing my luck, when I walked around the tree, and found the little varmint laying on the ground. The tree was hollow, and he fell down thru it to the ground. As always, I'd rather be lucky than good. grin




Looked around for the better part of 2 hrs. Saw one othe gray haulin tail across the bottoms, and a fox squirrel runnin' over the top of the ridge. I cleaned the squirrel, and when I went to leave, I counted 5 up by the guy's house that let me hunt. Oh well, there will be another day. grin

Here's a quick pic of the woods I was hunting.





Man, it was sure beautiful and peaceful, back in those bottoms.


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#7186262 - 12/15/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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Originally Posted By: ingwe
I can soot 'em in the eyeball from a hunnert yards with the Hummer grin




You come hunt with me, with that hummer, ya better hit em in the eyeball...if not, yer cleanin the remains by yerself! grin


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#7186395 - 12/15/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: maddog]
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I actually took the hummer out to check it and found it is suddenly lacking in the accuracy dept. Course...I havent cleaned it for 5,000 rounds...so I'll try that first... whistle

Also rescoped my .22 for Squirrel Safari....
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#7186569 - 12/15/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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Sometimes ya just gotta shoot 'em when they is peeking at ya too! Pretty happy with my newly acquired CZ 455 American.



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#7186885 - 12/15/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: Batchief909]
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Never shot a CZ rimfire with less than excellent accuuracy....
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#7188546 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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Why should Dog have all the fun?

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#7189531 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: Batchief909]
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Got one last week, just a few minutes into the woods. And another this morning. Got caught in a thunderstorm and soaked for this one! Had to take a picture on the back porch.


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#7189568 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: Phillip_Nesmith]
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Ever get any of those big azz fox squirrels down there?
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#7189620 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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Them Reds get huge up here! grin


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#7189780 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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Originally Posted By: ingwe
Ever get any of those big azz fox squirrels down there?

None locally, but I have gotten a few on national forest and TVA land.

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#7189793 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: Phillip_Nesmith]
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Nice looking rifle!

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#7189985 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: Batchief909]
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Originally Posted By: Batchief909
Them Reds get huge up here! grin




Daauumn! laugh


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#7190079 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: maddog]
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That's one of them Boone & Crockett squirrels! Here's a picture of the biggest fox squirrel I've ever shot. That varmint was BIG!

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#7190122 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: Phillip_Nesmith]
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Nice! That dude is huge!

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#7190291 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: Batchief909]
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Ijust had client #14 check in to the Squirrel motel.

He didn't check out.... whistle
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#7191007 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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Congrats Ingwe!

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#7191097 - 12/16/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: Batchief909]
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Holiday business is good at the Squirrel Motel- client #15 just checked in... grin
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#7204775 - 12/20/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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OK I just finished a huge meal of fried squirrel, gravy, biscuits and corn...



MMMMMmmmmmmmmm grin
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#7206264 - 12/20/12 Re: Squirrel season starts....... [Re: ingwe]
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Hope ya dreamed about "limb chickens" all nite long.....whistle grin


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