collapse
Guided Moose And Black Bear Hunts Bearpaw Outfitters, Quality Hunts for over 30 Years

Author Topic: Montana Prairie Dog Hunts & Washington Ground Squirrel Hunts  (Read 5359 times)

Offline ctwiggs1

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2009
  • Posts: 2607
Re: Montana Prairie Dog Hunts & Washington Varmint Hunts
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2017, 07:43:09 PM »
Just curious anyone ever tried cooking them up??  I hear squirrel is great, is prairie dog good??

Offline JDHasty

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2015
  • Posts: 6777
  • Location: Tacoma
  • Groups: NRA Benefactor Member, GOA Life Member, Father of 3 NRA Life Members
Re: Montana Prairie Dog Hunts & Washington Varmint Hunts
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2017, 07:46:32 PM »
Just curious anyone ever tried cooking them up??  I hear squirrel is great, is prairie dog good??

Relying on the experience of quite a few others:  They taste absolutely horrible.  Prairie dogs that is, rockchucks are not bad if young.  That I know from first hand experience.   

Offline Stein

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 3735
Re: Montana Prairie Dog Hunts & Washington Varmint Hunts
« Reply #17 on: July 27, 2017, 09:13:38 PM »
Brings back some memories, we had a place in MT growing up that had a small "hill" in the middle of the field that you could lay on prone and whack away until you ran out of ammo.  It was only maybe 5' above grade but you could literally get a couple of guys to shoot 360 degrees and they just kept coming out of holes.

Offline bearpaw

  • Family, Friends, Outdoors
  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2009
  • Posts: 30048
  • Location: Colville
  • "Rather Be Cougar Huntin"
    • http://www.facebook.com/DaleDenney
    • Bearpaw Outfitters
  • Groups: WFW, WSTA, WSB, WPHA, FWM, NRA, SCI, RMEF, NAHC, IOGA, MOGA, CCOC, BBB
Re: Montana Prairie Dog Hunts & Washington Ground Squirrel Hunts
« Reply #18 on: May 12, 2018, 01:28:27 PM »
Hunts Available for 2018

Prairie Dog Hunts - Montana
Our ranch near Miles City has awesome prairie dog shooting with numerous large pd towns on the property. We only had a few hunters on this ranch last year and they ran out of ammo and bought out the nearest sport shop, this ranch is not shot out like many other places are these days. We can take up to 5 hunters at a time. Limited late May, June, July, or early August dates are available. Minimum of 2 shooters per hunt. We suggest each hunter bring a 500 brick of .22 and 200 to 500 rounds of centerfire for each 8 hours of shooting day. Prairie dogs plus any badgers, skunks, or coyotes seen may be taken. Some hunters have even brought pistols and bows to practice shooting them. The 2 day and 3 day hunts include lodging in a cabin on the property and modest guide prepared meals.
$550 ........ 1 Day Hunt, cost per Shooter
$950 ........ 2 Day Hunt, cost per Shooter
$1250 ...... 3 Day Hunt, cost per Shooter

Gopher Hunts - Montana
We have another new ranch to hunt near Bozeman for gophers, these are about half the size of prairie dogs but very fun to shoot too, we shot several hundred .22 at the ranch but this is a bit of a down year for gophers, litters weren't as large this year, so shooting is not as good this year as some years, we prefer to plan gopher hunts for next year. This is your chance to be some of the first outside hunters to hunt this private ranch in Montana next spring. We charge $250 per day per hunter for min of 2 hunters for 2 days, 3 or more hunters $225 per day per hunter, max of 5 hunters. Limited April through June dates next year. We suggest each hunter bring 500 .22 and 200-300 centerfire for each hunt day. Gophers plus any badgers, skunks, or coyotes seen may be taken. Motel accommodations are available in Bozeman, Montana, we pick up and return you to the motel each day.
$450 ........ 1 Day Hunt, cost per Shooter
$750 ........ 2 Day Hunt, cost per Shooter
$950 ........ 3 Day Hunt, cost per Shooter

Ground Squirrel Hunts - NE Washington
This hunt is in NE Washington, north of Spokane. We have several private properties and mountain hot spots to hunt in NE Washington for squirrels, rockchucks, skunks, and coyotes. There will not be as much shooting as the Montana hunts but there will be quite a bit of shooting, the squirrel population needs thinning on some of the properties we lease. Limited to May through June dates. We suggest each hunter bring 200 rounds of .22 and 40 rounds of center fire for each hunt day, you will have a fun time. Lodging and meals are included with this hunt at Bearpaw Outfitters home base near Colville.
$450 ........ 1 Day Hunt, cost per Shooter
$750 ........ 2 Day Hunt, cost per Shooter
$950 ........ 3 Day Hunt, cost per Shooter
Americans are systematically advocating, legislating, and voting away each others rights. Support all user groups & quit losing opportunity!

http://trophymaps.com "Do-It-Yourself" Hunting Maps" 
http://bearpawoutfitters.com Guided, Semi-Guided, Unguided, and Drop Camp Hunts in Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Washington. Hunts with tags available (no draw) spring bear, fall bear, buffalo, cougar, elk, mule deer, turkey, whitetail, wolf!

 

* Recent Topics

CoryTDF Idaho 2018 by Pathfinder101
[Yesterday at 11:45:16 PM]


Any good guide services for goose in skagit area by h2ofowlr
[Yesterday at 11:31:55 PM]


Just one Reason there are Fewer deer.... by JakeLand
[Yesterday at 11:28:04 PM]


Abandoned game cams by Atroxus
[Yesterday at 11:18:51 PM]


Any recommended archery shops near Spokane? by dscubame
[Yesterday at 11:12:51 PM]


WTS: Chevy/GMC 2007-2014 Short Box Tonneau Cover by MichaelD
[Yesterday at 11:01:19 PM]


Camera theft in GMU 328 by millerwheeler
[Yesterday at 09:38:07 PM]


Antler Poll Number TWO by Jimmy33
[Yesterday at 09:34:53 PM]


Opening a can of worms.... by jrebel
[Yesterday at 09:30:35 PM]


What will it take (a wolf thing) by KFhunter
[Yesterday at 09:27:21 PM]


A mountain buck by blackveltbowhunter
[Yesterday at 09:18:05 PM]


34A Arizona Coues Late Rut Draw Hunt Coming up by lamrith
[Yesterday at 08:59:42 PM]


Talk me out of it... by Damnimissed
[Yesterday at 08:45:49 PM]


Please post your life size cougar mount... by hunting4sanity
[Yesterday at 08:44:56 PM]


What is this #3 by jrebel
[Yesterday at 08:36:59 PM]


.44 Bullets & Brass by craigapphunt
[Yesterday at 08:25:55 PM]


SELL KNIGHT BIGHORN .50 CAL Carbon Black thumbhole w/ Williams peep by MikeC
[Yesterday at 08:11:51 PM]


WTS: HS-6 Powder by Naches Sportsman
[Yesterday at 07:50:47 PM]


1st for the year by Skunk Trapper
[Yesterday at 07:42:57 PM]


Gunsmith in the north east corner? by Tracker0721
[Yesterday at 07:29:36 PM]