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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14286109 11/16/19
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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: WyoCoyoteHunter] #14286112 11/16/19
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Originally Posted by WyoCoyoteHunter
Wow, probably still eating that pile of squirrels!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Squirrels IS good!


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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14293017 11/19/19
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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14293808 11/19/19
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Holy Crap! Don't think I've seen that many squirrels in my life, Reloder28.

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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Reloder28] #14296332 11/20/19
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Just a guess; was there a pecan orchard involved?


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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14298442 11/21/19
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Always wanted to hunt tree squirrels. Never lived where they were legal to hunt. My hats off to you guys.

Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Reloder28] #14302585 11/22/19
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Originally Posted by Reloder28
Originally Posted by WyoCoyoteHunter
Wow, probably still eating that pile of squirrels!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Squirrels IS good!


What O/U is that? What loads do you like? Normally a 22 user, but took a 20G out once a year or two back.

Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14310005 11/25/19
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Never hunted squirrels much. Last time was about 1980 in Colorado. Took the ex and her kids out and got a bunch of Pine squirrels. Really small but were good eating. Keep thinking I want to do it here but unless you live in Bend, never see then here. Not a lot in small game in Central Ore unless you like jack rabbit. Some Pigmy Cottontails around but not a lot. Got the guns though. Mod 62a Win in 22 LR and an AyA SxS in 410.

Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14310718 11/25/19
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Glad you started this, Phillip. I see some of the usual suspects have dropped in.

Squirrel hunting is the best. Too much rain and wind had put a damper on my season. Until today.

Gorgeous morning in the woods.

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Couple pretty spots.

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Got 8 on 10 shots, including a couple of long ones that had me patting myself on the back.

I love it when they fall from way up and WHUMP.

Bravo

Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14310760 11/25/19
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Not a picture. Just some ramblings on squirrels.

Was deer hunting the last few days and watched a jet black squirrel all day, which was a good thing as the deer sightings were few and far between. Have seen little clusters of black squirrels in other areas, but this is the first one Ive seen near home.
In sping I watched a very light phase gray squirrel, at first I thought it was white but in glassing it when it was near another one it was just very light gray. Wondered if it was age or just an unusual color phase. Sure stood out in the spring woods.
I wonder if the lack of squirrel hunters is leading to the color phases that stand out remaining in the gene pool.


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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: BlueDuck] #14316896 11/27/19
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Originally Posted by BlueDuck
Always wanted to hunt tree squirrels. Never lived where they were legal to hunt. My hats off to you guys.


Squirrel hunting is legal in Idaho...

Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14317394 11/27/19
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This begs the question from a guy who’s never considered eating a squirrel....Do they taste like chicken?

Fall / Winter is the best for eating them?

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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Cheesy] #14317398 11/27/19
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Originally Posted by Cheesy
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Umm, I’m pretty sure he’s still alive and thinks your Henry is a tree trunk....Just saying. 😬😎


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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Beaver10] #14319236 11/28/19
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Originally Posted by Beaver10
This begs the question from a guy who’s never considered eating a squirrel....Do they taste like chicken?

Fall / Winter is the best for eating them?

😎


No, they don't taste like chicken. They taste like rabbit, only with more flavor.

Fall/Winter is usually the chosen time because they are free of parasites and other bodies by that time.

I think they are my favorite meat, domestic or wild....


He spoke in tears of 15 years his dog and him traveled about. The dog up and died. She up and died....After 20 years he still grieves.
Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14323643 11/29/19
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I killed this beauty on 01-01-2019 haven’t done any good this year but I don’t usually hunt until it gets cold.

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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: BKS] #14323790 11/29/19
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I've never stumbled across an albino squirrel in all my hunting years. Very cool.

Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14324735 11/30/19
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Awesome, BKS. Never shot a white one. Saw a black one for a few years in the same pecan grove, even spent a few afternoons, specifically targeting it, but never got a shot.

That's one to mount!

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Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14329762 12/01/19
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It is at the Taxidermist and is supposed to be ready for Christmas. There is a National Wildlife Refuge in the south part of Arkansas that is covered up with black fox squirrels but this was the only albino one I have ever seen in the wild.

Re: Show Your Squirrel Hunting Photos [Re: Phillip_Nesmith] #14335234 12/03/19
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Someone else, maybe maddog, had a nice fox squirrel mounted, one of those raccoon looking ones..

BKS,

In case I ever find myself in the right spot, where do you hit a squirrel you intend to mount?

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