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I didn't hunt alone yesterday evening either... #8048620 11/12/20 10:23 PM
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Movement caught my attention about sundown yesterday evening.

Not thirty yards from me, a young grey fox (not much bigger than a kit) was gingerly climbing into a small mesquite to reach the hackberries next door.

All my adult life I've pondered what purpose the Almighty might have had for creating something as worthless as a hackberry. At least now I know one reason...to provide an appetizer for a fox before he left on his nightly search for "field mouse tartar"!

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Cool pics! I saw one in the middle of Lubbock last night about 8:30, trotting through a neighborhood. They're neat animals.


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Re: I didn't hunt alone yesterday evening either... [Re: 218 Bee] #8049133 11/13/20 08:01 AM
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Love those little guys. We have one show up in our back yard a couple months ago. I hope he sticks around


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Always neat to see mother natures creatures doing what they do up


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Cool little creatures. Some of our guys like to shoot them “To save the turkeys,” but I enjoy watching them. Had one one time sit not 10 yards outside my deer blind and continued to watch me for a good 20 min. Maybe it was the peanut butter crackers confused2

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They are very cool little dogs. I spent about an hour with one at a tower site way back in the New Hampshire woods. I just sat on the steps and he hunted the clearing where we parked the truck for mice. He knew I was there but pretty much paid me no mind.


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Originally Posted by Cast
They are very cool little dogs. I spent about an hour with one at a tower site way back in the New Hampshire woods. I just sat on the steps and he hunted the clearing where we parked the truck for mice. He knew I was there but pretty much paid me no mind.


Fox are a pretty independent lot, that's certain. I saw this one the next morning as well...he had to have winded me given the direction he came from. Gave me a good, general ignoring.

Dissed by a small canid. If I gave it some thought, I might have my feelings hurt...

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They love pecans,I live next to a creek in town and had two would come up during the day and eat pecans.

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Originally Posted by Stevarino
Cool little creatures. Some of our guys like to shoot them “To save the turkeys,” but I enjoy watching them. Had one one time sit not 10 yards outside my deer blind and continued to watch me for a good 20 min. Maybe it was the peanut butter crackers confused2

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There was a grey fox that lived in the Red Raiders stadium.


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I had 3 walk thru my food plot Thursday morning and we also have one that stays by our cabin and eats our scraps at night.

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Should help keep the rats and mice down a bit also.


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I have trouble in the thermal telling if they are young yotes or foxes. Unfortunately, it's kept me from pulling the trigger twice.

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Energy company I worked for maintained a house in Jal NM for us corporate folks to stay in while working in the area. For 4 - 5 years there was a fox that lived under the storage shed. We'd see him pretty often while grilling or just sitting in the back tipping a few bears. Often he would come out and hop on top of the storage building and just watch us until twilight, then he was off hunting.


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