friends first rabbit hunt

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  1. possumjon

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    I took my best friend/new hunter on his first rabbit hunt. His dad gave a him 20 gauge Springfield single shot last night. Neat looking gun!
    I showed him the fine art jumping on brush piles and rabbit hunting. He seemed to enjoy it a lot more than squirrel hunting. Anyway these are the two I got and he got one as well. I'd hate to admit his hit ratio was better than mine to! We saw 6 possibly 7 this morning and left with 3. Not a bad turn out!
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    They are not white ?
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    Nope, these are just cotton tails. I'd have to go a bit north to hunt snowshoes. I do plan on going after those soon though!
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    Good hunting
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    I smell a stew coming on

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    I guess his feet weren't so lucky:)

    Nice hunting!
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    mmmmm rabbit pot pie n biscuits ......great job sir...
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    Congrats! Isn't it fun taking someone new out hunting?

    I've been making brush piles on our property for the last 8 years in the hopes of attracting small game (rabbits). So far, lots of song birds, but nothing else. Maybe some day.
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    Congrats to both of you! Good work getting him started hunting!
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    Growing up my neighbor pushed all his fence line out 8' with a dozer. This equated to hundreds of yds of brush 6' tall 8' wide. It was like rabbit nirvana until the yote population exploded in conjunction
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    Always gotta be about color? Smh
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    Nice job getting your friend out there! Congrats. Enjoy those rabbits and let us know how you prepared them.

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