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Ready for opening morning #210649 05/15/2021 11:10 PM
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Yep! Opening morning for squirrels next saturday here in Missouri, most guys get excited about deer or turkey season openers, for me it's squirrels. Took all the girls out for sight in, a couple of them are new to me, and almost everyone got new shoes. I think we are good to go just have to decide who's going first.






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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: longhunter] #210650 05/15/2021 11:59 PM
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HEAD SHOTS AS USUAL?


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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: 45MAN] #210651 05/16/2021 1:41 AM
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 Originally Posted By: 45MAN
HEAD SHOTS AS USUAL?


Thats the plan!


"The reason a dog has so many friends,He wags his tail instead of his tongue."

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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: longhunter] #210653 05/16/2021 3:12 AM
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Get after them!


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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: gunslingerdad] #210657 05/16/2021 1:20 PM
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That's a lot of eye candy in one post!
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Good luck.

Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: Butch Cassidy] #210658 05/16/2021 1:44 PM
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Wow.....Squirrel season open in May! Iím accustomed to Fall hunting seasons! I didnít realize than there were Summer hunting seasons for Squirrels!

Good Luck and have an enjoyable hunt. Maybe you can take out a few Copperheads and a rattler or two while youíre out! memtb


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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: Memtb460] #210659 05/16/2021 1:58 PM
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Wow! Thatís a nice selection!


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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: Zee] #210675 05/17/2021 8:33 PM
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You may have a tough decision on your opening day choice of guns. Nice assortment.

Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: ruger4570] #210676 05/17/2021 9:12 PM
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Very nice!

Dont like a scope with some magnification?


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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: KYODE] #210677 05/18/2021 12:03 AM
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 Originally Posted By: KYODE
Very nice!

Dont like a scope with some magnification?


No, too much movement in the eye piece for me,I get close enough that I dont need a scope. In the spring with all the leaves I can usually get right under the same tree they are in.


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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: longhunter] #210693 05/20/2021 1:54 AM
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Shoot, I've been so busy lately I forgot all about spring squirrel season. Might be nice to spend a morning in the woods this weekend to relax for the first time in a while.


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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: longhunter] #210700 05/20/2021 8:13 PM
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Keeping your eyes on the tree you can find more copperheads that way. Nice pistols!


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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: Sawfish] #210705 05/21/2021 6:21 PM
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I love squirrel hunting! I am blessed to live in a part of TX where we can hunt them year round if we want. We always go for head shots, too. Such good practice. Great eating, too.

I knew an 'ol boy who called anything that wasn't a head shot a "gut-shot." You could make a great shot through the ribs and damage very little meat and he'd say, "You gut shot 'em!"

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 Originally Posted By: RH Custom Guns
I love squirrel hunting! I am blessed to live in a part of TX where we can hunt them year round if we want. We always go for head shots, too. Such good practice. Great eating, too.

I knew an 'ol boy who called anything that wasn't a head shot a "gut-shot." You could make a great shot through the ribs and damage very little meat and he'd say, "You gut shot 'em!"


Anything further back than the neck is a gut shot or a ruined squirrel as far as I am concerned.


"The reason a dog has so many friends,He wags his tail instead of his tongue."

"I don't always listen to Black Sabbath,But when I do so do the neighbors"
Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: longhunter] #210710 05/22/2021 12:07 AM
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you sure as hell ain`t undergunned..........
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Re: Ready for opening morning [Re: jamesfromjersey] #210723 05/22/2021 3:28 PM
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Well no squirrel hunt this morning, rains coming down like a cow pissin' on a flat rock. This will be the eighth or ninth day in a row for this crap, not supposed to rain tomorrow until the afternoon so maybe I can get out in the morning.


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