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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2017, 03:01:28 PM »
Amber looks adorable by the way
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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #16 on: July 10, 2017, 04:26:45 PM »

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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #17 on: July 10, 2017, 04:27:47 PM »
Thick tail, punkin head, I'm guessing a fully mature boar.  Hopefully the B&C scorer can get a full score off the skull despite the head shot.  Congrats!

Yep, though the tail is actually kind of sparse compared to the ones in WI anyways.

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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #18 on: July 10, 2017, 04:42:37 PM »
I can see it now. "Quality Squirrel" ...
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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #19 on: July 10, 2017, 05:07:40 PM »
You might want to skin that tail out. There might be a market in the Seattle area. I have heard of mole skin thongs being popular with some folks.

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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #20 on: July 11, 2017, 12:54:02 AM »
I say do a full body mount on that one..
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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #21 on: July 17, 2017, 08:52:58 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?
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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #22 on: July 17, 2017, 09:09:04 PM »
Not sure, maybe they are afraid people might shoot the Western Grays not knowing the difference?

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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #23 on: July 17, 2017, 09:15:45 PM »
That's what I thought too but then I checked the areas that the Western gray squirrel inhabit and it's only three distinct areas so not sure.
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Re: First WA squirrel
« Reply #24 on: July 17, 2017, 09:17:08 PM »
Who knows, I'll shoot them when I feel like it as there are no native squirrels on this island.

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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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