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hay! Im pretty new to squirrel hunting (all hunting actualy) any pointers would be apreciated

Old 10-26-2004, 06:34 PM
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Default hay! Im pretty new to squirrel hunting (all hunting actualy) any pointers would be apreciated

Im thinking of getting a .243 for hunting a little bit larger (fox,cyotes,coons) any ideas please?
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Old 10-26-2004, 06:38 PM
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Default RE: hay! Im pretty new to squirrel hunting (all hunting actualy) any pointers would be apreciated

2 big. Look into a 223rem.
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Old 10-26-2004, 09:07 PM
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Default RE: hay! Im pretty new to squirrel hunting (all hunting actualy) any pointers would be apreciated

hey i'm glad to see that you're getting into hunting, you'll love it more everytime you go
but a .223 is a better gun for varmints and predators. and the ammo ain't that expensive!
but if u plan on going deer hunting too, get something bigger. i have an "all-purpose" gun that i use for deer, bear, fox, coyote, and bobcats. my trusty .308. i know that seems like a lot of gun for small animals, but i haven't ruined a hide yet
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Old 10-27-2004, 09:45 AM
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Default RE: hay! Im pretty new to squirrel hunting (all hunting actualy) any pointers would be apreciated

The .243 may be over kill but if you plan on deer hunting it will do the job with proper shot placement. I am disabled so my funds are severly limited so I use my .270win now thats over kill. Welcome to the forum!
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Old 11-01-2004, 12:41 PM
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hey im glad ur starting to enjoy hunting and all but the 243 is a great choice for coyotes and deer but i wouldnt go as far for coons and foxes it just has way to much power for smaller animals like that if ur getting into squirel hunting i would suggest a shotgun for early season hunts and a 22 for late saeson when the leaves have fallen off the trees but i use a 22 all season lol ive done pretty good so far.I killed 105 last year with my 22. WELCOME TO THE FORUM! !! Hunting is my life !!
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