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#3593820 - 02/19/14 06:45 PM Squirrel Q
Nevermind
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So quick question...

Do you have better luck with squirrel doing the walk/wait/walk method or the sit for an hour before moving method?
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#3593880 - 02/19/14 07:12 PM Re: Squirrel Q [Re: Nevermind]
diamond hunter
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I like to stalk until you see a squirrel and then sit down until he moves.He might have friends also.
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#3593888 - 02/19/14 07:18 PM Re: Squirrel Q [Re: diamond hunter]
Nevermind
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Thanks - They are a challenge to hit, little hyper things that they are!
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#3593921 - 02/19/14 07:42 PM Re: Squirrel Q [Re: Nevermind]
chebuck
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With a dog
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#3593982 - 02/19/14 08:14 PM Re: Squirrel Q [Re: chebuck]
timberjack86
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Depends on the ground. If its quiet I will stalk them If its dry and crunchy I will ambush em.
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#3593990 - 02/19/14 08:19 PM Re: Squirrel Q [Re: timberjack86]
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They seem to be everywhere...

...until I raise my bow.
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#3595386 - 02/21/14 12:49 AM Re: Squirrel Q [Re: Nevermind]
catman529
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I prefer still hunting for squirrel. but sometimes will sit for a while.

last month I was walking around with a shotgun looking for ducks, doves and squirrel and had steel shot in the gun. I sat down by a tree and took a short nap. A sound in the leaves woke me, and I saw a squirrel 10 feet away jump onto the base of a tree as I raised my gun and blasted it. Unfortunately I hit it in the rear instead of the head, not sure how that happened, but it was not pretty.
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#3596186 - 02/21/14 08:17 PM Re: Squirrel Q [Re: catman529]
timberjack86
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
I prefer still hunting for squirrel. but sometimes will sit for a while.

last month I was walking around with a shotgun looking for ducks, doves and squirrel and had steel shot in the gun. I sat down by a tree and took a short nap. A sound in the leaves woke me, and I saw a squirrel 10 feet away jump onto the base of a tree as I raised my gun and blasted it. Unfortunately I hit it in the rear instead of the head, not sure how that happened, but it was not pretty.
That sux too. Best part of the squirrel is the hindquarters imo.
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#3596306 - 02/21/14 10:38 PM Re: Squirrel Q [Re: timberjack86]
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Walk and sit
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#3597125 - 02/23/14 01:09 AM Re: Squirrel Q [Re: timberjack86]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: catman529
I prefer still hunting for squirrel. but sometimes will sit for a while.

last month I was walking around with a shotgun looking for ducks, doves and squirrel and had steel shot in the gun. I sat down by a tree and took a short nap. A sound in the leaves woke me, and I saw a squirrel 10 feet away jump onto the base of a tree as I raised my gun and blasted it. Unfortunately I hit it in the rear instead of the head, not sure how that happened, but it was not pretty.
That sux too. Best part of the squirrel is the hindquarters imo.
yeah that's where most of the meat is, also the front legs/shoulders are good, but not as much meat. That squirrel was a waste...
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