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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #25 on: November 26, 2016, 11:32:33 PM »
Here you guys go....looks fun to me  :tup:

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #26 on: November 27, 2016, 06:51:40 AM »
At 3:43, is that a pig?  Yikes, this guys feed bill for the rats is more the than porkers.  Good study on shot placement and did they have a couple of five gallon buckets to cleanup the carnage?  Excellent practice with benefit.  Thanks for the post

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #27 on: November 27, 2016, 09:16:04 AM »
That's a rat hotel, must be a pig feed lot. :tup:
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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #28 on: November 28, 2016, 09:38:46 PM »
Do these critters hibernate or something?  I haven't seen any in a few days.

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2016, 09:25:41 AM »
Cool video, I sure wouldn't want to be the one having to pick all of them up though.

Not as bad as rats, but I've trapped 9 mice in the last 8 days in our basement, nothing last night though, yucky things.  >:(

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #30 on: November 30, 2016, 10:10:18 PM »
There will be backstrap tonight!  :drool: :drool:   :chuckle: :chuckle:

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #31 on: December 01, 2016, 06:50:02 AM »
Get a stick, tape your pant legs shut and pickup that blue tarp.  How fast are you?

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #32 on: December 01, 2016, 05:00:58 PM »
Get a stick, tape your pant legs shut and pickup that blue tarp.  How fast are you?

LOL.  It took me a minute to get the "tape your pant legs shut" part.   :chuckle:  That tarp is actually very very small.  I don't think any are under there.

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #33 on: December 05, 2016, 09:50:17 PM »
I stepped up my game tonight and got out the old trusty pellet gun.  I am pretty sure I missed...  Maybe it's not so trusty after all.   :'(

My problem is that I only have about 1 second to find them and shoot from one side of my chicken coop fence to the other side before they make it into some blackberry bushes.  I might need to go fully auto.

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #34 on: December 05, 2016, 10:17:21 PM »
When I was younger we would empty the corn crib and there would be rats running everywhere. We shot some but it got a little western and we put the guns away and got out the riding lawn mower.  Parked it in the open and the rats ran under it for cover. Ground them up pretty good.

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #35 on: December 06, 2016, 04:59:59 PM »
Put one through a 55H chopper once, one foot rat became a three foot rat.  That is a JD combine for those away from the farm

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #36 on: March 08, 2017, 07:03:52 PM »
I have run into a serious problem and need some advice from my fellow hunters.

After getting a backstop set up and a good pellet gun, I have, inadvertently, killed all of the rats.  Now I have nothing to hunt.   :cryriver:

If anyone wants to live-trap their rats and let them go in my chicken coop, I would be glad to shoot them for you.   :tup:
 
Maybe I should develop my rat habitat to draw more in, you know, like how deer hunters make feed plots.  :dunno:

Perhaps I could high fence my property and really get the population going.
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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #37 on: March 08, 2017, 07:19:42 PM »
Trophy hunter! >:(..... :)
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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #38 on: March 08, 2017, 07:19:57 PM »
Ahhhh brings back fond memories .
After school when I was a little guy. Shooting rats in the chicken yard with my Red Ryder. :chuckle:
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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #39 on: March 08, 2017, 09:32:29 PM »
I got a opossum running around here looks to be 20#+ if I can catch it it'll be all yours but a pellet gun may not be enough

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #40 on: March 08, 2017, 09:35:44 PM »
I got a opossum running around here looks to be 20#+ if I can catch it it'll be all yours but a pellet gun may not be enough

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Re: The great, big, rat hunt!
« Reply #41 on: March 09, 2017, 08:36:15 AM »
Look close, they just see you coming, hone those skills.  Pesky little monsters