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Offline RyanR

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Re: My First Trophy...lol
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2013, 10:52:21 pm »
Nice job. Them fox squirrels have a nice thick hide. Should come in handy for something.  What happened to the beard?

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« Reply #16 on: October 21, 2013, 06:53:23 am »
Very cool,nothing to be ashamed of, them quick little baby's are hard to hit and for sure some fine eating. Nice job. :)
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Offline H Rhodes

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« Reply #17 on: October 21, 2013, 07:02:47 am »
Good shooting!  My favorite string silencers are fox squirrel tail.  I skin the tail out and tack it spread apart with the rest of the hide.  Once it's good and dry,  split that first five or six inches near the base of the tail.  Makes a fine puff of red fur silencer.  If you can hit one of those little devils, you can kill anything in the woods.   ;D
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« Reply #18 on: October 21, 2013, 07:31:58 am »
Thanks for the kudos guys....your a bunch of stand up guys n I don't feel as embarrassed :)

Ryan the beards gone...I'm sure it'll be back..it always does ;)

Offline Marks

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Re: My First Trophy...lol
« Reply #19 on: October 21, 2013, 12:27:40 pm »
Its funny what nerves can do to you in the stand. I can go from a 6'3" 240lb bearded warrior to a quivering little child in a matter of seconds over a doe when I have a bow in hand. Its not like that with a rifle. A bow is just more personal.

Congrats on the squirrel btw

Offline Bryce

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« Reply #20 on: October 21, 2013, 01:55:17 pm »
That's as good a trophy as it gets! That looks like a tasty critter. Get some dumplings going and feast bro!
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Offline Buffalogobbler

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« Reply #21 on: October 22, 2013, 10:03:13 am »
Very Cool!
I've never got one with my bow, I can barely shoot one with my 22. I LOVE Eatin squirrels though!

Kevin
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Offline Canoe

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« Reply #22 on: October 24, 2013, 12:17:42 pm »
Howdy,

Nice squirral.  But, that bow!!  That's a real trophy!  Beautful.

Canoe
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Offline okie64

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Re: My First Trophy...lol
« Reply #23 on: October 25, 2013, 07:27:11 am »
Nice shootin on the squirrel blackhawk! They are tough critters to hit with an arra thats for sure.

Offline chamookman

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« Reply #24 on: October 26, 2013, 04:51:50 am »
Kudos Chris - a Tree Rat with a bow on a stalk, 'bout as good as it gets IMHO. Good eats too ! Bob
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Offline criveraville

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« Reply #25 on: October 26, 2013, 11:07:57 pm »
Great shooting!!! Nice bow! So is this REALLY Blackhawk or is it some squirrelly feller posing as Blackhawk??

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Offline hedgeapple

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« Reply #26 on: October 28, 2013, 12:03:00 am »
Great trophy Chris.  I'm still looking for my first self bow kill. Personal, commitments are finally out of the way.  It's time to live in the woods for awhile.  :)
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Offline VicNova

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« Reply #27 on: November 18, 2013, 12:33:07 pm »
Good work man, those squirrels are hard to hit!
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Offline Gus

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« Reply #28 on: November 18, 2013, 01:10:18 pm »
Yes Sir!

Congrats on a Fine Shot on a Nice Squirrel.

But you know you really aughta have two more to do Squirrel & Dumplings Right.
Better gear up and head back out...

:)

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Offline sweeney3

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Re: My First Trophy...lol
« Reply #29 on: November 18, 2013, 01:17:26 pm »
Squirrels are typically a tougher take, per capita, than deer.  Much smaller target and they make a living by dodging things flying at them from the air.  But there are a lot of them to try.