tree rats

Everything about Small Game Hunting...

tree rats

Postby savingyour6 » Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:08 am

how many tree rats is too many tree rats? the reason i ask this is because of this picture....870...... 7 tree rats on one shot at one time.... yet when i go to hunt the lil buggers i dont see CRAP! they think they are soooo smart dont they..... well im not falling for it... gonna see if i can get in after work this week and give them some hell.... me and the 20 ga are itching to give some payback for all the ruckus they caused all deer season.....
"A hunt based on only trophies taken falls far short of what the ultimate goal should be...time to commune with your inner soul as you share the outdoors with the birds, animals, and fish that live there." - Fred Bear
User avatar
savingyour6
200 Class Whitetail
200 Class Whitetail
 
Posts: 1012
Joined: Tue Nov 25, 2008 1:58 am
384.00Points
Location: Cobb island


Re: tree rats

Postby sqwrly » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:18 pm

time to let the big dog eat man....let the lead fly and thin them little guys out! i normally go nuts after deer season on them and in june during the spring season. have'nt had too many squirrels bother me since i've been on them
mathews DXT 25" 65#
Parker extreme ultra-lite 31 24" 70#
Benelli Nova 24" barrel 3 1/2 inch
Traditions Pursuit XLT .50 Cal
CVA Wolf .50 cal
User avatar
sqwrly
180 Class Whitetail
180 Class Whitetail
 
Posts: 633
Joined: Mon Oct 27, 2008 10:38 pm
93.00Points
Location: virginia


Re: tree rats

Postby savingyour6 » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:39 pm

no kidding man, i just downloaded a trail cam pic it has 11 freaking tree rats in one pic.... no lie... 11 of the lil corn eating leaf rattling annoying sum guns in it..... its out of control on that property.... yet when i go hunting for them.... not a single one is found.... go figure
"A hunt based on only trophies taken falls far short of what the ultimate goal should be...time to commune with your inner soul as you share the outdoors with the birds, animals, and fish that live there." - Fred Bear
User avatar
savingyour6
200 Class Whitetail
200 Class Whitetail
 
Posts: 1012
Joined: Tue Nov 25, 2008 1:58 am
384.00Points
Location: Cobb island


Re: tree rats

Postby savingyour6 » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:43 pm

879 see i wasnt kidding!!!!!
"A hunt based on only trophies taken falls far short of what the ultimate goal should be...time to commune with your inner soul as you share the outdoors with the birds, animals, and fish that live there." - Fred Bear
User avatar
savingyour6
200 Class Whitetail
200 Class Whitetail
 
Posts: 1012
Joined: Tue Nov 25, 2008 1:58 am
384.00Points
Location: Cobb island


Re: tree rats

Postby sqwrly » Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:07 pm

what i normally do is get in there before dawn, sit under a tree and relax til them little guys start movin. then once they get in range let them have it. give it a try, works every time for me....you definitely have a tree rat problem though
mathews DXT 25" 65#
Parker extreme ultra-lite 31 24" 70#
Benelli Nova 24" barrel 3 1/2 inch
Traditions Pursuit XLT .50 Cal
CVA Wolf .50 cal
User avatar
sqwrly
180 Class Whitetail
180 Class Whitetail
 
Posts: 633
Joined: Mon Oct 27, 2008 10:38 pm
93.00Points
Location: virginia


Re: tree rats

Postby ChrtruseMajic » Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:06 pm

We definately need to thin them out. That is rediculous. I have never seen so many in one spot.
Good Hunting,
Steve (aka) Whitt

Mathews Z7 Xtreme #60 29"
Beretta Extrema II 28" Barrel
Beretta 1975 OverUnder 30" Barrel
Marlin .22
Smith & Wesson M&P .45
User avatar
ChrtruseMajic
190 Class Typical Whitetail
190 Class Typical Whitetail
 
Posts: 923
Joined: Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:48 pm
306.00Points


Re: tree rats

Postby savingyour6 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:12 am

yeah man... i knew they where thick back there but... i never thought that i would have seen that many in one spot.... i would have loved to have been in the stand that day... that would have been cool to see.
"A hunt based on only trophies taken falls far short of what the ultimate goal should be...time to commune with your inner soul as you share the outdoors with the birds, animals, and fish that live there." - Fred Bear
User avatar
savingyour6
200 Class Whitetail
200 Class Whitetail
 
Posts: 1012
Joined: Tue Nov 25, 2008 1:58 am
384.00Points
Location: Cobb island


Re: tree rats

Postby ChrtruseMajic » Tue Feb 22, 2011 5:27 pm

Yea, that would have been cool. We are going to need to get out in the morning one of these days. Let me know your schedule when you get a chance.
Good Hunting,
Steve (aka) Whitt

Mathews Z7 Xtreme #60 29"
Beretta Extrema II 28" Barrel
Beretta 1975 OverUnder 30" Barrel
Marlin .22
Smith & Wesson M&P .45
User avatar
ChrtruseMajic
190 Class Typical Whitetail
190 Class Typical Whitetail
 
Posts: 923
Joined: Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:48 pm
306.00Points


Re: tree rats

Postby savingyour6 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 8:01 pm

as of right now. mon-fri. 0700-1500. this Thursday and Friday i am in class in the evenings, sat and Sunday in class all day, next week same schedule, have class only on Thursday eve and all day sat. and then the following weekend thrus-fri evening, and all day sat and sun..... and thats as far as i can tell ya.... i almost always have class on Thursday, and always 0700-1500 mon-fri, after these next three weekends who knows what my weekends will look like. but on the positive side will be station at the firehouse only about 10 mins from the hunting site. starting i hope come monday.
"A hunt based on only trophies taken falls far short of what the ultimate goal should be...time to commune with your inner soul as you share the outdoors with the birds, animals, and fish that live there." - Fred Bear
User avatar
savingyour6
200 Class Whitetail
200 Class Whitetail
 
Posts: 1012
Joined: Tue Nov 25, 2008 1:58 am
384.00Points
Location: Cobb island


Re: tree rats

Postby ChrtruseMajic » Tue Feb 22, 2011 8:12 pm

Alrighty. Well I will keep you posted on when I can go. I can't go this coming monday evening unfortunately because my supervisor couldn't switch shifts. So we will have to figure something else out. I will let you know what I find.
Good Hunting,
Steve (aka) Whitt

Mathews Z7 Xtreme #60 29"
Beretta Extrema II 28" Barrel
Beretta 1975 OverUnder 30" Barrel
Marlin .22
Smith & Wesson M&P .45
User avatar
ChrtruseMajic
190 Class Typical Whitetail
190 Class Typical Whitetail
 
Posts: 923
Joined: Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:48 pm
306.00Points



Return to Small Game Hunting

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest