Author Topic: 51 Ground Squirrels for my Son and I from 1 Stand !  (Read 725 times)

nielsenammo

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51 Ground Squirrels for my Son and I from 1 Stand !
« on: May 04, 2016, 04:08:32 PM »
I had a customer call my animal trapping company about his 6 acres of land with avocado and nut trees with a severe ground squirrel problem.  My wife explained the procedures and cost of trapping them but that was not in the cards.  She had me pick up the phone and talk about a "free" solution to population control.

That was Monday and today (Wednesday) my son and I took out the .25 Cricket and .22 Airwolf to see what we find.  We set our chairs up just off the driveway near his chicken coop around 9:30 am.  We had 10 ground squirrels with in 20 minutes.  We left around noon time with a score of dad:27 and and son:24 for a total of 51 ground squirrels.  We never had to move to another location.  We shot all 51 ground squirrels from the one stand and only had to move a little to make sure the home was not in the background for a safe shooting direction a few times.

We only put a dent into the population so we will be returning.


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Re: 51 Ground Squirrels for my Son and I from 1 Stand !
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2016, 05:50:12 PM »
Nicely done sir! Sounds like a fun time
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Re: 51 Ground Squirrels for my Son and I from 1 Stand !
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2016, 09:36:43 AM »
Very nice shooting Sir looks like you and your son had a great time.
Thank you for posting and the pictures.
Keep up the great work.

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Re: 51 Ground Squirrels for my Son and I from 1 Stand !
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2016, 02:32:03 PM »
Well done! Live targets are the best targets indeed!

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Re: 51 Ground Squirrels for my Son and I from 1 Stand !
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2016, 04:17:22 PM »
51 squirrels in one day outstanding!

Not only are you capable hunters you're smart hunters remembering what's behind your intended target often gets overlooked. The air rifles you were harvesting the squirrels with could result in complete pass through pretty easily.

Excellent post.
« Last Edit: May 10, 2016, 04:20:03 PM by KAS67 »
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