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Squirrel hunting is an American pastime. Frontiersmen like Daniel Boone hunted squirrels by “barking” them, which is where they would shoot right next to a squirrel clinging to the side of a tree with their .50 caliber black-powder guns. The impact of the lead ball against the tree produced enough shock and shrapnel to kill the squirrel without completely destroying it.

The tradition of squirrel hunting lives on today. Here in Alabama, we get to hunt them from mid September to early March.

Many of us grew up squirrel hunting, but most hunters are now easily distracted by other game species, like deer, duck or fall turkey. They simply stop squirrel...

Other Hunting Articles
It would be unrealistic to expect that the 2017-18 Alabama deer season could match the remarkable 2016-2017 season in terms of record-book bucks. That 2016-2017 season will be one that will go down in Alabama deer hunting history. That...

To varying degrees, wild hogs create problems for Alabama landowners. The population continues to expand with hogs now found in all 67 counties in the state. The ever-increasing numbers create issues simply based on the animal’s...

It is August, and the brutal summer heat no doubt has you dreaming of crisp fall mornings sitting in a tree stand. Chances are that you attended the World Deer Expo last month, and all that did was make you long for the deer season even more. Even...

It was an unusually crisp June morning in Morgan County. As daylight broke, wisps of fog swirled eerily above every pond on every farm along Kevin Caudle’s drive from his home. Kevin could have been just another farmhand going to...

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