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Offline DaveMonti

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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #25 on: July 17, 2017, 10:38:55 PM »
I hunted (and ate) squirrels back in PA.

I did the same.  Many squirrels fell to my .22!  Those were fun times!

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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2017, 01:52:05 PM »
Shot one in my blueberries tonit but ran off before I could finish him off.

  Checked the regs to confirm ok to shoot and it's not in there anymore.  Pigeons, starlings and sparrows are still there but the eastern gray squirrel is gone.  Has it changed or did wdfw forget to add?
Eastern gray, eastern fox, and California ground squirrels are not protected in Washington and may be hunted any time as long as all firearm restrictions are followed and a hunting license is possessed.  http://wdfw.wa.gov/conservation/gray_squirrel/
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #28 on: July 19, 2017, 06:35:31 AM »
Shot one in my blueberries tonit but ran off before I could finish him off.

  Checked the regs to confirm ok to shoot and it's not in there anymore.  Pigeons, starlings and sparrows are still there but the eastern gray squirrel is gone.  Has it changed or did wdfw forget to add?

still ok to nail them. http://wdfw.wa.gov/conservation/gray_squirrel/
They just ask us to make sure it isn't a western gray.
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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #31 on: July 25, 2017, 10:27:58 AM »
Shot one in my blueberries tonit but ran off before I could finish him off.

  Checked the regs to confirm ok to shoot and it's not in there anymore.  Pigeons, starlings and sparrows are still there but the eastern gray squirrel is gone.  Has it changed or did wdfw forget to add?

If you shoot them in the head instead of the "blueberries" they don't run off

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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #32 on: July 25, 2017, 09:07:59 PM »
Shot one in my blueberries tonit but ran off before I could finish him off.

  Checked the regs to confirm ok to shoot and it's not in there anymore.  Pigeons, starlings and sparrows are still there but the eastern gray squirrel is gone.  Has it changed or did wdfw forget to add?

If you shoot them in the head instead of the "blueberries" they don't run off

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