Squirrels

Winning Recipes from The World Champion Squirrel Cook Off

Squirrels

Winning Recipes from The World Champion Squirrel Cook Off

The World Championship Squirrel Cookoff is an eccentric event, complete with live music, funnel cakes, squirrel costumes, and the best squirrel you ever ate. It takes place every fall in Bentonville, Arkansas. The competition attracts both wannabe and bona fide squirrel chefs from around the country...
Clay Newcomb Mar 26, 2020
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7 Hot Tips for Hunting Squirrels

Squirrels

7 Hot Tips for Hunting Squirrels

Squirrels torment me every deer season, moving over the leaves as if they’re imitating a big buck sneaking through the woods. Every winter after I’ve punched my tag, I vow to come back to get my revenge on the bushy-tailed scoundrels. It helps that they taste damn good, too. Whatever your motivation...
David Hart Dec 20, 2019
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Back 40 Episode 3: Steve and Janis Squirrel Hunt the Farm

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Back 40 Episode 3: Steve and Janis Squirrel Hunt the Farm

After spending August working my ass off on the Back 40, I’m ready to get the heck off of the property and let it rest. Michigan is one of the most heavily hunted states in the country, which gives our farm the opportunity to be one of the few small properties that doesn’t spook every mature buck...
Mark Kenyon Nov 5, 2019
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Season 8, Episode 1 Behind the Scenes: The Mud and The Trees

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Season 8, Episode 1 Behind the Scenes: The Mud and The Trees

For episode one, the crew headed south to Missouri for squirrels and catfish with our buddy Park Hall. We fished the muddy waters of the lower Missouri River. The fishing technique we used is called bank poling. We would drive long, fiberglass poles into the bank that had live bait rigged on them...
Seth Morris Oct 18, 2019
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The Complete Guide to Hunting Squirrels

Squirrels

The Complete Guide to Hunting Squirrels

Squirrels should be regarded as a worthy quarry for beginner hunters and seasoned veterans alike.  Hunting squirrels can help you learn and maintain stalking skills, and it can hone your abilities as a precision shooter. Squirrel seasons are long and bag limits are generous. In most states, hunters...
Steven Rinella Feb 5, 2019
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Squirrel Hunting with Kevin Murphy

Squirrels

Squirrel Hunting with Kevin Murphy

Words by Kevin Murphy In most parts of the country gray squirrels like the big hardwoods whereas fox squirrels like more open lands such as river bottoms. But both can be found in either habitat. Squirrels have two breeding periods, one in the late spring and early summer and another in the days...
MeatEater Staff Nov 3, 2018
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