Me and a friend is thinking about packing the rest of our freezer after deer season with squirrel and rabbit.

I heard a long time ago that squirrels catch some kind of disease after a certain time of the year and are no longer good to eat.

Is this true or a wise tale?
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“Yea though I walk through the shadow of the Valley of Death, I shall fear no evil … for my “boys” are the toughest “bas*****” in this dam Valley!”

-SSGT Shaffer RIP