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Old 08-24-2009, 06:10 PM
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Squirrel Season Comeing Up

Won't be long Sep't 12th that squirrel season opens. Love to hunt them and they make fine eating.
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Old 08-24-2009, 09:58 PM
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sep 15 here my son is looking forward to it
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Old 08-25-2009, 10:36 AM
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Aug 15 here. Still been real hot when I had a chance to go but later this week talking high of 76 and that will be a day I am not busy.
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Old 08-25-2009, 02:36 PM
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Oct 1st here. I am itching to go. We have been REAL dry here this year, so I am probably going to put the deer feeder up early to attract the little darlings. Not very sporting I know, but still a whole lot of fun with a 22.

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Old 08-26-2009, 06:17 AM
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Oct 10th I can get the boy out in the Junior early start. For me it's gonna be Oct 17th.
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Old 08-26-2009, 07:31 AM
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Think most of us started out on hunting squirrels, and I'll never out grow it.
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Old 08-26-2009, 08:57 AM
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I agree with both of those statements popplecop.

I have taken half a dozen people squirrel hunting in the last few years who had never hunted in their life. All but 1 of them still hunt (albeit they mostly deer hunt)

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Old 08-27-2009, 07:55 AM
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Anybody can be a good deer hunter if they hone thier skills stalking squirrels, or sitting patiently waiting for them to show themselves.
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Old 08-27-2009, 10:07 AM
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Think most of us started out on hunting squirrels, and I'll never out grow it.
I'm probably one of the few who never really target squirrels......would take them as a target of opportunity while hunting grouse or pheasants, but never really went after them. I plan on changing that this year (hopefully)...I've got the 10/22 sighted in and ready to go!
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Old 08-27-2009, 03:56 PM
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I think that you'll find that you really enjoy it.
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Old 08-29-2009, 06:13 PM
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yeah plus if you ever find a honey tree just once squirrel hunting you really will be hooked. I took my limit one time out of a pignut (bitter pecan) tree in just a few minutes. I mean you talk about a tree just dripping squirrels it was!

Here we can take 15 per day or have 25 in possession. yea uhhuh so lets see I go hunting two days in a row and get my lmit 15+15 = 25. . . . no wait that isnt right! WTHeck?

yeah we have stupid politicians too, but when you eat all the evidence what are they gonna do?

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Old 09-02-2009, 08:49 PM
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I guess that the Indiana red fox tree rats must be bigger than those texas tree rats cause the government only lets me take 5 a day per person.
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Old 09-03-2009, 08:51 AM
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lol, they might be or it might just be that everybody in the state has gone deer, duck, and hog crazy and there are almost no squirrel hunters left. The other day I was in a sporting goods store talking to a gentleman about squirrel hunting who was a squirrel hunter from way back. I had asked about a squirrel distress call, and the worker looked at me like I had a third eyeball. The old guy walked up and we started bsing about squirrel hunting. Spent a good hour talking to him. Just about everybody else in the store was looking at us like we were crazy.

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Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 09-10-2009, 07:24 AM
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Goodolboy, It's still very green here, so if I get out probably take a shotgun too. My excuse is that dove season is also open. Am looking forward to some good ol fried squirrel.
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Old 09-10-2009, 11:06 AM
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Yep. It will stay green here until early December at the earliest. I tend to shotgun it during the first few months, then switch to 22 after that.

Fried squirrel, homemade mashed taters, gravy and biscuits. Dog gone it now I'm hungry!

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Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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