Images and words by Seth Morris.
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 into the next county.
As it turns out, Steve and Janis have a different idea. It’s the opening day of squirrel season, and the boys are ready to get...
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 can legally chase squirrels for several months or more per year and can typically harvest between four and six squirrels, combined species, per day...
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 leading up to the winter solstice.
Noting the Nests
Nests are a sure sign that squirrels have been in the area. You may see a couple of different types...