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First Squirrel Hunt Outing Report

First Squirrel Hunt Outing Report

This past Saturday I went on my very first hunt.  It was a squirrel hunt in the Black Creek Wilderness area in Mississippi.  To prepare for the hunt, I had spent some time on Google Earth looking at historical satellite images of the area in to see if I could identify patches of hardwoods.  I found what I thought were a few patches of hardwoods, and made a plan to head to one of them prior to sun-up. Gear My…

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Beginner’s Guide to Squirrel Hunting

Beginner’s Guide to Squirrel Hunting

Squirrel hunting is possibly the best way to learn to hunt.  It requires very little gear, usually has longer seasons (open year round in some states), and provides a good opportunity to practice moving quietly in the woods and do some off-season deer scouting, and squirrels are good eating.  It also allows you to learn to skin and gut an animal, without having to deal with a deer or larger carcass that can be a bit overwhelming for your first…

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