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Recipe: Country-Style Squirrel

Recipe: Country-Style Squirrel

In my last post, I mentioned that I harvested 2 squirrels.  Here is the recipe that I decided to try for my first time ever eating squirrel.  It is a recipe for country style squirrel.  I forget where I found the recipe, but it is not my invention. Ingredients: 2 squirrels Salt & Pepper Flour 6 Tablespoons Oil (I used olive oil, but in the future I think I’ll be using Tallow) 2 Cups Water Directions: Cut squirrel into small…

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Alabama Adult Mentored Hunt Review

Alabama Adult Mentored Hunt Review

On Saturday, October 20, 2018 I attended the Alabama Adult Mentored Hunt in Cahaba WMA near Birmingham, Alabama.  This particular Adult Mentored Hunt was a 1-day squirrel hunt. In this post I’ll give an overview of the event, as well as my overall opinion on the AMH program.   Since this is a long post, I’ll go ahead and give my overall impression.  The event was very informative, and I enjoyed it. I would highly recommend it to anybody who…

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Squirrel Hunting Tips and Tricks

Squirrel Hunting Tips and Tricks

In case you missed it, I previously wrote a Beginner’s Guide to Squirrel Hunting.  If you haven’t read it yet, you might want to start there.  This post gives a few extra tips and tricks for squirrel hunting.  With the information provided in the guide and this post, you should have a decent shot at getting some bushytails! Know how to identify different types of trees.  This will help you determine where squirrels are likely to be, and which areas to…

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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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Learn to Hunt: Choose Your Hunting Weapon Wisely

Learn to Hunt: Choose Your Hunting Weapon Wisely

In this post, I will go into a bit of detail about the types of weapons commonly used for hunting. Your choice of hunting weapon will largely depend on the type of game you are hunting, and your personal preference. The 3 main weapons (that I am familiar with) are rifles, shotguns, and archery equipment. Rifle – The Long Range Hunting Weapon A rifle is a type of firearm designed to be held with both hands.  To increase stability, the…

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