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does anyone have tips for Squirrel hunting? Last time didnt go so well. Shot one in the ribs with a .177 pellet gun and it loked

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  • does anyone have tips for Squirrel hunting? Last time didnt go so well. Shot one in the ribs with a .177 pellet gun and it loked

    does anyone have tips for Squirrel hunting? Last time didnt go so well. Shot one in the ribs with a .177 pellet gun and it loked at me as if I asked it for a sexual favor.

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    first of all get .22. they are more accurate and wont cause injury to an an animal. also always do head shots. less meat is ruined. now for the tips. bring a pair of binos for glassing and searching for them. in september look for beech nut trees their bushy tail heaven. a tip that many people use is to take a quarter and clack them together it will imitate a squirrels chatter. when you get one, chicken fry it. Good luck, Be safe

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    • #3
      buy a different gun, get a ruger blackhawk and get crossman destroyer ex pellets, i outfitted mine with a tasco pronghorn 3-9x scope, but it comes with a 4x scope that has a good reticle on it. i shot a squirrel in the thigh and that thing still died after like 2 body flops on the ground.

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      • #4
        heres a good gun.




        http://www.cabelas.com/product/Savage-Arms-AccuTrigger8482-Rimfire-Rifles/709972.uts?Ntk=AllProducts&searchPath=%2Fcatalog%2 Fsearch.cmd%3Fform_state%3DsearchForm%26N%3D0%26Nt k%3DAllProducts%26Ntt%3D%2Bsavage%2Baccutrigger%26 x%3D0%26y%3D0&Ntt=+savage+accutrigger

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        • #5
          sit on a deer stand right now and youll get one, i sat out for a deer on fri and i saw 11 dif squirrels

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          • #6
            Dont get a bb gun. they cost as much as a good .22 and they work 10x better

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            • #7
              heres a good site http://www.pyramydair.com/p/Ruger-Blackhawk-air-rifle-with-scope.shtml

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              • #8
                i know PELLET guns work 10x better

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                • #9
                  sorry mistype meant the .22 works better

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                  • #10
                    Indianahunter, im from indiana to and last night when i was deer hunting i saw about 30 squirells! im serious to.

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                    • #11
                      The 22lr is great on squirrels. Make sure your sights are on. I shot one with my mom's Winchester pump 22lr and I blew it jaw off. It wasn't pretty. I got it, but for a second it was like "Night of the Living Dead Squirrel." Also if you're going to be shooting a lot I recommend using the Remington shells with the brass dusted bullets. They turn your fingers gold, but keep the lead fouling down.

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                      • #12
                        you probably want to get a .22 or a .410 i have both and they work great
                        and try to quietly stalk the squirrels

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                        • #13
                          hed shot plus +50

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                          • #14
                            head*

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