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  • How do the Squirrels know LOL?

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    Well after seeing the success that Chad B was having knocking down some groceries in the form of Bushy-Tails...I decided that after I finished working on a Euro that I would Go try to bust me a mess...NOT!! I did see 20 Squirrels, 3 Turkeys, 1 small deer and some fat Dude with a red shirt on riding a horse. Carried my Model 883 Marlin 22 and did take 1 shot and missed...My eyes ain't what they used to be from Welding at work all the time..Plus them critters are fast LOL..I see tons of them close until I set out to kill a few? LOL Anyway Call me Crazy but I took 5 of my DIY Euros off their pedestals and gonna Mount a cedar tree in my living room corner and just hang them from it and take them off the Entertainment center you see in Pic... By the Way...I built that Center with scrap wood from my work...Turned out nice I thought and NOT made in China!!!However My TV is LOL...I'll share a Pic of my indoor Tree when I finish it...So that was my Squirrel Hunt...First time I ever wished for my Thermacell in Jan...I did catch this Beautiful blazing Sunset with my Phone as I was walking out...Enjoy!!!....Oh yeah..My new Best friend is in the Picture also...I named her Holly because Gunner didn't sound good for a Female LOL

    Oh and Bearice before you start Jawing...That was a bottle of Water in my Hoodie Pocket LOL...Check out those Antler Tips on my ceiling Fan hanging down..That's nice LOL
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    bottles of water
    How many bottles u got in that pocket a 6 pack lol an has anybody else noticed how much he builds at work dang must be nice to get paid to goof off
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    LOL
    LOL I been there 20 years Man, Come on...You think I should still work? I bet I do more work on accident than you do on Purpose LOL..I'll try to get over your way soon..Girlfriend is fussy because I hunted alot this year and Today after Work/Play I took off and went Squirrel Hunting LOL...If she was here now, I would be watching that Man hating Channel (Lifetime) with her probably LOL...Gonna take her out for Breakfast and then see what else she wants to do...Maybe she will help me move that stand I told you about LOL..NOT!!! But she has helped me before.
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    stand
    Well if u need help moving it just give me a holler.
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    Thanks
    I will Thanks...She's (Girlfriend) been hinting around about going to the Flea market...I don't mind it but I can't understand what anybody over there is saying LOL..They could be Talking about Hunting and I wouldn't even know.
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    Nice Mounts
    @ GT, Hey Buddy, You Have an awsome collection of Euro Mounts! Very Nice Work! The Tree Sounds Lke A Great Idea, i may just borrow That, (If You Dont Mind) Im Not A Good Carpenter Though. Man, Yess my eyes aint The Best anymore Neighter, i may need Glasses soon. Alot of Times I'll see alot of Sqirrels, but never get a shot Off, Sometimes, its like they know im sitting there, and they just Hangout and mate a few times durning the course of the Day. One Thing about the deer on publicland, they are not predictable at all, they will not come back to some same spot once the 100,s of hunters hit the woods, but with the bushytails theres a 95% chance of them being right in the same spot they where the day before. So If I Dont get any that Day i Thank God Having been lucky enough to go, and it gives me something to look forward to going back to. People tell me that squirrel hunting is very easy, anyone can do it, and id tell them show me the $$ and well see how many You bring to the Dinner Table, lol i have yet to see any $$ from the ones that say its easy, I Called there Bluff. Its About Patcence lots of luck and some skill in shot Placement and knowing when to shoot, and when not to. I'll keep Everyone Posted on the ##s and may give away a few of my hot spots to others to enjoy, i wont over hunt one place, i move around every couple Days, i want others to have a good hunt, just like myself. Tryed new spot this Afternoon, I Counted, 36 squirrels in a 4acre spot, the only down falls is, ive got to use extreme caution, because The Mountains to the sea hiking trail cuts right though this part of gameland, so i have to make sure noones walking by when i shoot.
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    Be Careful
    Yes, be Careful...When I seen that Guy on the horse, It startled me because it's private land, he was off in the distance but still in range of a 22...I would think a 12 Gauge with a Turkey choke and you shooting them close would tear them up pretty Bad?...I have shot them with a Shot-gun before and messed then up real bad...I might try again 1 evening...I know where at least 2 are LOL..In 1 of my Box-Stands LOL...Some Good eating though. I just bought a Browning 12 Auto, Made in Belgium that I been wanting to shoot..Might carry that 1 when I go again....What size shot you using and High Brass or Low Brass?
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    nice
    You done a really good job on that tv center.I have been wondering about squirrel hunting myself.My Grandpa was crazy about it,was even talking about it when he was 100 years old.I think I will try my luck on turkey first.I have been playing that Bone Collector cd for my grandaughter.I think she has made me play My Baby Looks Good in Camoflauge a 100 times.I don't know why she likes that particular song so good,LOL
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    Thanks
    Thanks and Yeah my daughter plays that CD over and over...Her favorite is Duck Blind and Opening day...Heck, She likes them all I would say LOL...When Duck Blind plays she has to give me High Fives everytime LOL...people look at us Like WTH? LOL...Wow your Grand-Pa lived to be 100? I wish mine would have...We had Great times Fishing and Hunting when I was little.
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    Spurs
    Diane if you look real close at the rack on the 8 pointer on the left, You can see my Multi-Spur necklace that I made and a few others on the Skulls of the Euros...Hope you bust 1 this season..It's a Rush like No other..You can't explain it..You just have to experience it.

    By the way, The Wild Turkey decanter on the ET Center is still Full of Bourbon, In case I miss LOL..Na, I don't even Drink..I bought it at a auction..It's dated 1988 LOL...I bet it is RIGHT!!! LOL
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    Ammo
    @ Gt, Im Using A 20 Ga, I Like Shooting Rem Express longrange # 5,s and 6,s. (High brass) But A Good Low Brass will Do Wichester aa Trap load is a good low brass Load in 7and a half Shot. I Guess When i say close im mean25 to 30 Yards. If Your shooting #5,shot only a few pellets hit the squirrel, There for it does not mess them up,how ever the 6s and 7 and a half will at 20 yards or closer. I Know How my gun Patterns so i try to aim where most of the pellets get a head shot. I Only use a turkeychoke on Certain setups, most of the time i perfere and mod or IM CHOKE,It ALL DEPENDS. GOT LUCK. CANT Wait to hit the woods tomorrow. Im Getting ready now to head out and pick up trash on gameland right of ways. Its A Never ending Job.Wichester expert steel load is a great Choice also #6s I Use it for Posted waterfowl inpoundents, but its a good choice anytime There there a real good price, about $6.00 per box.
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    great collection
    You really have a great collection going on there.I hope I get one this season too,if not I'll keep trying.But I know if I get one it will lead to wanting two,then three....LOL
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    Nice Post
    Nice post GT....Yep, squirrels are not the easiest critter to take out unless you have a corn pile and a shotgun lol.
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    Thanks DCB...Don't forget to share the Turkey Pictures you texted me about.
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    Pics
    As soon as I pull the card I will post them man!! Hopefully got some good ones!!
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