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Old November 12, 2019, 03:35 PM   #1
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Good day for squirrels

Back in the states for a bit, went to visit my father in Upstate NY. These little guys are going in a pan with some butter and garlic.

Did all the damage in his backyard with a .17 HMR. Not a ton of meat damage if it didn't hit bone. Good times.
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Old November 12, 2019, 04:23 PM   #2
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As long as you aren't a squirrel!
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Old November 12, 2019, 10:29 PM   #3
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Looks good to me. I've never eaten them because if I take a 22lr out comes something I need another gun for. Since I bring a 12 gauge i'm good for all birds but pepper the squirrels a bit hard.
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Old November 13, 2019, 08:36 AM   #4
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Looks like a litter of pups taking a nap after being fed. LOL

Hope the visit with family is all good. Enjoy.
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Old November 14, 2019, 10:18 PM   #5
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Nice shooting. Stewed squirrel with dumplings is good too. Now I am missing my childhood.
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Old November 15, 2019, 02:10 PM   #6
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"...Not a ton of meat damage if..." Very little with a 12 gauge either. It's all about the choke and shot size used.
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Old November 16, 2019, 11:59 AM   #7
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Squirrel hunting:
More fun before noon than a whole season of deer hunting!
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Old November 16, 2019, 04:13 PM   #8
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You can now dine in high fashion. Great bag of squirrels.
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Old April 22, 2020, 12:51 PM   #9
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Look at using #4 or 5 Shot for passing through a squirrel. Even the lenght of a Fox.
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Old April 22, 2020, 02:58 PM   #10
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Heck yea. I need to get back into hunting squirrels with a handgun. Something about the challenge I just love doing it.
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Old April 22, 2020, 10:03 PM   #11
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Nice work!
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Old April 25, 2020, 04:49 PM   #12
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Look at using #4 or 5 Shot for passing through a squirrel. Even the length of a Fox.
Just dont hit a #4 or #5 with a tooth. Bad if lead-dentist if steel. The dentists love it.
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Old April 26, 2020, 03:08 AM   #13
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Just reminds me of that scene from Duck Dynasty when my wife was watching it. Phil was shooting squirrels out of a tree with a city slicker standing by, and the tenderfoot asked, "Is that safe?" Phil said, "For me, yes, for the squirrel, not so much."
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