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New way to spotlight cottontails and save ammo. #7544494 06/29/19 02:38 AM
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I am pretty sure the boy has been dinking around with the sights on my air rifle. I missed this guy twice from about ten yards and i had him dead to rights in my spotlight. So since i had him blinded by the spotlight i just walked up and grabbed him. Winner winner, chicken dinner. Don't need no stinking rifle!


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Re: New way to spotlight cottontails and save ammo. [Re: Bryan C. Heimann] #7544501 06/29/19 02:45 AM
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We used to sack rabbits when I was a kid in west Texas....spot light and a tote sack.... up

Dip net works just fine.....

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Re: New way to spotlight cottontails and save ammo. [Re: Bryan C. Heimann] #7544668 06/29/19 01:54 PM
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Well I am gonna try and do it this way again. Especially when i come around a corner and see a bmch of rabbits right next to the road, gotta grab one.

Couple more of these and we'll have tacos!


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in the early fifty's, we would straddle the headlights on the car and shoot w/.22's, when we ran out of ammo we used tire iron, the mink ranch pd .50 a piece, we would pile them up in shed (freezing temps) load a small trailer.


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Good job!


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Nunchucks might work well also

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Fun times in the 50's, lots of spotlight action from the back of pickups. Hoo Woo!

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Years ago we hunted Pheasants near Hereford and one of the farmers showed how to hunt rabbits and catch them by hand. The rabbits would hide in the irrigation pipe. Just put a full can of oil in one end, tilt up the pipe and grab the rabbit as it was pushed out the other end. Just make sure its a rabbit in the pipe first, not some
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Originally Posted by Michael W.
Years ago we hunted Pheasants near Hereford and one of the farmers showed how to hunt rabbits and catch them by hand. The rabbits would hide in the irrigation pipe. Just put a full can of oil in one end, tilt up the pipe and grab the rabbit as it was pushed out the other end. Just make sure its a rabbit in the pipe first, not some
smelly other animal.

A can of oil? I haven't heard of that in many years.


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this brought back wonderful youth memories


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