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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8461497 11/29/21 12:07 PM
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I have to thin the population on a regular basis. The blue lacy is always on the lookout. She misses her lab buddy though, that used to catch them as they fell. frown


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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8461517 11/29/21 12:38 PM
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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8461568 11/29/21 01:49 PM
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I shoot them in the face every time I get the chance.


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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8461586 11/29/21 02:03 PM
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This is my squirrel friend at work. He'll eat out of your hand.

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Re: Squirrels [Re: macec3(TX)] #8461612 11/29/21 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by macec3(TX)
Tried to vote. No go. Said I chose too many options. Only checked one. What happened?

It looks like the poll was created with allowing options instead of one choice. The OP must have forgot to add how many choices allowed or it "zeroed" out somehow in the creation.


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Re: Squirrels [Re: 2Beez] #8461622 11/29/21 02:20 PM
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Originally Posted by 2Beez
If they mess with the house your azz is grass. I actually brake for those dumb bastards though.


Lets me get this straight, you brake for them and you are calling them dumb confused2 hammer


Crazy thing is when they run in front of my truck. the accelerator pedal magically goes to floor laugh


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Re: Squirrels [Re: TCM3] #8461627 11/29/21 02:24 PM
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polls messed up or something

Yep not working


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Re: Squirrels [Re: bigbob_ftw] #8461631 11/29/21 02:27 PM
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This is my squirrel friend at work. He'll eat out of your hand.

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Many naïve moons ago when I lived in a second floor apartment surrounded by Cedar Elm trees, there use to be a squirrel that would come on my balcony. Most of the time I would leave my sliding glass door open and the squirrel would come to the door but not in.

Well I started feeding it and soon it was a regular on my coffee table feeding while I sat close by.
One time I was gone for a couple of days, left the sliding glass partially open and had a big bowl of nuts on the coffee table for my friend.

When I came back that fricking tree rat had chewed up my favorite chair up, we were no longer friends bang

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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8461638 11/29/21 02:33 PM
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Don’t have many where I live. I see them everywhere else but not my place. My red healer is a terror on squirrels and snakes.


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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8461721 11/29/21 03:33 PM
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funny story Stub.
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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8462128 11/29/21 10:30 PM
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Never let a fat tree rat got to waste. I love me some squirrel and dumplings.

Re: Squirrels [Re: Old Rabbit] #8462143 11/29/21 10:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Old Rabbit
Never let a fat tree rat got to waste. I love me some squirrel and dumplings.


My family is from upshur and Morris county. Pretty sure my bloodline would have died out of not for squirrel.

Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8462154 11/29/21 10:53 PM
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Fried, with dumplings, and squirrel meat with ramen

The rest are for trap bait. A squirrel tail is a good visual attractant

Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8462167 11/29/21 11:06 PM
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They are good to eat.


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Re: Squirrels [Re: TurkeyHunter] #8462257 11/30/21 12:29 AM
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They are good to eat.


Yes sir. Love them.


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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8462258 11/30/21 12:32 AM
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Quit shooting them when I discvered I did'nt care for eating them. Little buggers are fun to watch though

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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8462438 11/30/21 03:19 AM
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Leave 'em for the cats. Cats climb trees or wait catoflaged in the shadows of the tree to ambush. Extra salmon treats when they catch one.

Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8462459 11/30/21 03:47 AM
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im covered up in rabbits here, eating my yard up. My trusty Red Ryder kicks azz on them


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Re: Squirrels [Re: Buzzsaw] #8462484 11/30/21 04:15 AM
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Try using your thermal for locating them in trees. It works great! Makes backyard hunting more fun.

Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8462486 11/30/21 04:27 AM
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I have 2 large pecan trees and some years I never get to eat one. This year I kept a 22 on the table next to back door. Number 9 is on the ground and Abbey has number 10. [Linked Image]


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Originally Posted by Stump_jumper
I have 2 large pecan trees and some years I never get to eat one. This year I kept a 22 on the table next to back door. Number 9 is on the ground and Abbey has number 10. [Linked Image]


Atta girl Abbey up


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Re: Squirrels [Re: Gary Olson] #8462779 11/30/21 04:20 PM
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Leave 'em for the cats. Cats climb trees or wait catoflaged in the shadows of the tree to ambush. Extra salmon treats when they catch one.

Neighbor had a previously feral cat that had kittens. Mama cat would ambush a squirrel out of the live oak tree in my yard, I guess teaching the kittens.
She would somehow skin the squirrel in one piece leaving nothing but the feet, tail, and head still attached and all in one piece and leave it on my front porch. Damndest thing I ever saw.

I probably killed around 50-70 a year with a silenced .22 pre-charged pneumatic air rifle. Without the silencer, that thing sounded like a .22 long rifle. i dialed it down to 600 FPS and with an 18gr pellet, the sound of the pellet hitting their head was louder than the shot. I could never get rid of them completely because the ones from the farther out parts of the neighborhood would always move in to replace them. At that time in Mesquite, it was legal to shoot an air rifle in your yard but I kept it clandestine because of some of the neighbors.

Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8462783 11/30/21 04:27 PM
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Shoot them, skin them, Brunswick stew. banana


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Re: Squirrels [Re: Stump_jumper] #8462789 11/30/21 04:33 PM
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I have 2 large pecan trees and some years I never get to eat one. This year I kept a 22 on the table next to back door. Number 9 is on the ground and Abbey has number 10. [Linked Image]



isn't that baiting?
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Re: Squirrels [Re: reeltexan] #8462903 11/30/21 07:18 PM
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