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#5719323 - 04/27/15 10:51 PM Found a Dog Town
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Registered: 02/15/09
Posts: 266
Loc: Southern Oklahoma
I got a call from a couple of friends late Saturday night wanting to know how many rounds I had loaded for my 6.5x47 and if I was interested in a few prairie dogs they had found. We all met up early Sunday morning and proceeded to thin the population out in two different dog towns. The shooting started off fast with prairie dogs from 200 yards all the way out to 700+ and by the afternoon the wind had picked up quite a bit and made those longer shots a lot of fun.




By the end of the day there were a lot of these little critters to feed the coyotes and buzzards.

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#5719325 - 04/27/15 10:52 PM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Ritter]
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Loc: Ontario, Grey County
very cool
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#5719333 - 04/27/15 11:05 PM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Ritter]
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#5719338 - 04/27/15 11:16 PM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Ritter]
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Registered: 11/08/13
Posts: 174
Thats bad a** nice shooting!
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#5719513 - 04/28/15 07:26 AM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Ritter]
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cheers

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#5720121 - 04/28/15 12:21 PM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Ritter]
Minter66 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/10
Posts: 115
Loc: Keller, TX
I'm not versed on Prairie Dogs, are they more of a menace than other critters?

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#5720407 - 04/28/15 03:36 PM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Minter66]
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Registered: 02/15/09
Posts: 266
Loc: Southern Oklahoma
Originally Posted By: Minter66
I'm not versed on Prairie Dogs, are they more of a menace than other critters?


Minter,
They will tear up a pasture and eat the grass down to the roots. The ranch owner had poisoned these towns a year ago and wants them gone so we did what we could to help him out.
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#5720422 - 04/28/15 03:42 PM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Ritter]
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#5720445 - 04/28/15 03:49 PM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Ritter]
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Registered: 11/05/10
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Loc: Keller, TX
Originally Posted By: Ritter
Originally Posted By: Minter66
I'm not versed on Prairie Dogs, are they more of a menace than other critters?


Minter,
They will tear up a pasture and eat the grass down to the roots. The ranch owner had poisoned these towns a year ago and wants them gone so we did what we could to help him out.


Good to know, didn't know they were that destructive!

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#5724560 - 04/30/15 11:03 PM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Ritter]
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Registered: 06/26/14
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I saw some north of Denver a couple of weeks ago.......had made a town in the esplanade next to the highway.

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#5724657 - 05/01/15 06:24 AM Re: Found a Dog Town [Re: Ritter]
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Registered: 08/19/06
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the county around Longmont, Co. has a ban on shooting p.d's, the do gooder's claim that they are good for the wild life (other critters use their holes) they have never seen a cow or horse that has stepped in one and broke leg
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