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Why do people hunt snipes? I am not saying anything about the hunters of them i was just wondering what they were usd for and i

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  • Why do people hunt snipes? I am not saying anything about the hunters of them i was just wondering what they were usd for and i

    Why do people hunt snipes? I am not saying anything about the hunters of them i was just wondering what they were usd for and if snipes caused any damage. How much meat can youg et out of one? Do you eat them? Just curious

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    I don't think they cause any damage, but they are a food source just like ducks,deer,etc.
    It would take a "mess" of them a make a meal like doves. I've never eaten on but I have a buddy in Lous. that hunts/eats them every year. Says they are good.

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    • #3
      thanks

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      • #4
        Remember the thread Dave did last year about Westerns. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly was the favorite if memory serves. Well here's a trivia question about the GB & U. What was the name on the grave that held the $200,000 in gold coins? Here's a little help. No cheating please. Was it

        A. Bill Carson

        B. Unknown

        C. Arch Stanton

        D.Bill Jackson

        Make your pick and I will post the answer in a day or two.

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        • #5
          Sorry, I put this in the wrong place.

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          • #6
            Snipe a very small even a little smaller than a dove. They are all dark meat and taste much like a dove. Snipe are a very challenging bird to hit. A light load of number 8 shot is preferred.

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            • #7
              Del and Big O hit on the dot... the only thing I have to add is that they are hard as hell to find. You have to go into some deep cover to find them and hunt em. Good luck!

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              • #8
                Same size as woodcock, takes a bunch to make a meal. I don't care for either. Worm eaters- taste like dirt.

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                • #9
                  We have snipes running aroun in the cornfields.

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                  • #10
                    remember while snipe hunting cover yourself in snipe urine

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                    • #11
                      nasty
                      dont think i will try that

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                      • #12
                        Check this out ...

                        http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/Infocenter/i2300id.html

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                        • #13
                          Agreed with Big O and + 1 for you sir!!!

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