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Old 09-12-2019, 12:23 PM
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Gonna be raining tomorrow and Iím tryin to decide if I should go or stay home... do the squirrels still seem to feed in raining weather
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Old 09-12-2019, 12:55 PM
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If itís a light rain theyíll be out some
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Old 09-12-2019, 12:55 PM
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I have had mixed results on rainy days . It really depends on the area that I am hunting and the cover . The farms I hunt are the most productive on bad weather days . I will scout the field edges along the woods line where they will find an easy meal and be most active .
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I've had good luck during a light misty rain.
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Old 09-12-2019, 05:10 PM
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I've had good luck during a light misty rain.
Ole Sarge loves being out in the rain. I have witnessed it personally.
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I like squirrel hunting in the rain. When the ground is wet, you can move around and be completely quiet. Makes for a big advantage!
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Ole Sarge loves being out in the rain. I have witnessed it personally.
Yeah you have! I'm not talking about THAT kind of rain.
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Old 09-12-2019, 09:13 PM
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I like squirrel hunting in the rain. When the ground is wet, you can move around and be completely quiet. Makes for a big advantage!
Huntin in the Rain if its a Light Rain, But better than that is walking and some wading the Creek. I have killed several like that
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Old 09-13-2019, 08:07 AM
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I don't like hunting in the rain just cause I don't like getting my rifle wet. If it rained the night before, that is a great time to hunt. The wet leaves do not crunch and when the squirrels move the water droplets falling from the trees announce their presence like a doorbell.
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If itís a light rain theyíll be out some
+1 A light drizzle or rain will not deter them. An all out rain storm and I would stay home and wait for a better day.
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Old 09-13-2019, 04:39 PM
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With their built in umbrellas, a drizzle or light rain won't bother them. Question is, what can you/your gun handle?
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I have a deer/squirrel feeder out front. On a warm day the squirrels are feeding in numbers. All with their tails curled or flat on their backs. And no I don't shoot my yard squirrels. No such thing as a yard deer, though.
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Old 09-13-2019, 04:49 PM
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I don't like hunting in the rain just cause I don't like getting my rifle wet. If it rained the night before, that is a great time to hunt. The wet leaves do not crunch and when the squirrels move the water droplets falling from the trees announce their presence like a doorbell.
I'm with ya on this. I just don't enjoy hunting in the rain. The squirrels don't move worth a crap and I'm not all that fond of wandering around outside in the rain.
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Old 09-13-2019, 04:54 PM
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With their built in umbrellas, a drizzle or light rain won't bother them. Question is, what can you/your gun handle?
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Old 09-16-2019, 05:41 PM
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With their built in umbrellas, a drizzle or light rain won't bother them. Question is, what can you/your gun handle?
My days in woods are limited so I canít let a little wet weather keep my out of the woods plus I have a shooting house overlooking a feeder and those corn snatchers need to be dealt with too... My foul weather gun is a old 1970 something Marlin Glennfield 25 that I would tote around on these wet drizzling days... Not a bad shooter either...
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