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Old 09-14-2017, 12:52 PM
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Tomorrow is opening day. The forecast is for a seasonable 81 degrees. I'm really hoping to get out tomorrow afternoon.
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Old 09-14-2017, 06:14 PM
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Old 09-17-2017, 08:48 AM
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Just 31 more days to wait.
29 days to go and counting.
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Old 09-17-2017, 10:03 AM
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I went out from 5 until maybe 7:15 Friday evening and didn't see a single squirrel. And for about 20 minutes Saturday evening until the mosquitoes started to drive me crazy. When I got home yesterday the first thing I did was order a Thermacell.
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Old 09-17-2017, 06:06 PM
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My Siberian husky had a fox squirrel yesterday. Can I add him to my team?
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Old 09-18-2017, 01:05 AM
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My Siberian husky had a fox squirrel yesterday. Can I add him to my team?


He's got me beat so far this year. Hoping to get out Tuesday and Thursday this week. With the step son. So we'll see how still a 4 year old can sit.


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Old 09-22-2017, 08:14 AM
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mid to upper 80s all week....

Hoping it cools down next week.

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Old 09-22-2017, 06:05 PM
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Similar situation around here Bocajnala. The weather was on the cool side the first two weeks of September, but since squirrel season opened on the 15th it's been summer-like.

Less so today. I went out on public land again. A really nice spot where a woodlot with lots of big oaks is surrounded by corn on 3 sides. Well I only saw 1 squirrel, and he barked at me for a good 5 minutes. Weird angle though, and I was sure if I moved he'd bolt.

In the end it's good that I didn't shoot, because a doe family group walked right in front of me shortly after. 1 adult, 1 yearling, 2 fawns. They didn't smell me, but I bumped the younger 3 on the field edge on the walk out. Hopefully they have short memories because I want to go back next week with my crossbow.
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Old 09-28-2017, 06:34 PM
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29 days to go and counting.
18 Days to go and counting.
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Old 09-30-2017, 04:46 PM
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I suck. Went on 3 short hunts so far this season, and 3 big misses with my spring piston air rifle

Oh well, at least there is some acorns on the forest floor this year. Thank God I'm on LONGHUNTERs team
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