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Author Topic: Killed a few bushy tails over the opening weekend  (Read 60 times)

Online dhaverstick

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Killed a few bushy tails over the opening weekend
« on: May 28, 2019, 07:46:22 AM »
Missouri's squirrel season opened last Saturday and I participated as much as I could in between rain storms. Two things that make it tough to hunt them this time of year are the very thick cover and that they never sit still. I killed four including one with my new recurve. The area right behind my house is a target rich environment but I have declared it a "bow only" zone. They come in packs to eat at the bird feeders so I keep a bow and a few flu-flus handy at all times. We have sliding glass doors in our kitchen and living rooms and I can ease those open and shoot from the comfort of my house. I know, I know; you may be a redneck if...

Darren




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Re: Killed a few bushy tails over the opening weekend
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2019, 08:19:49 AM »
Another chap here is from NW MO and I know it's not as HOT there, but I cannot imagine trying to clean a critter in heat with flies.. alas, Bow only and flinter is good medicine for tree rats and takes some doing

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Re: Killed a few bushy tails over the opening weekend
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2019, 02:00:47 PM »
Great shooting Darren! Squirrel is darn good eating.

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Re: Killed a few bushy tails over the opening weekend
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2019, 06:59:33 PM »
Good job, Darren!  I can't find enough time between rain storms to even try to shoot, let alone go hunting! !!!
My hat's off to you!