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Re: Any Good News!. - Heinrich - 03-22-2010

(03-22-2010, 11:42 AM)Texican Wrote: The snow is melting.

There is an 80% chance tomorrow night in Southern Colorado.


Re: Any Good News!. - Walty - 03-22-2010

(03-22-2010, 07:14 AM)matthew_talbot Wrote: I shot a whole mess of squirrels and rabbits yesterday..A neighbor and I both got our limit..Freezer is full to the brim with game..

How much meat do you get off squirrel?  Is it any good?


Re: Any Good News!. - Texican - 03-22-2010

(03-22-2010, 01:28 PM)Heinrich Wrote: There is an 80% chance tomorrow night in Southern Colorado.

It started snowing here, on Sat. afternoon, and continued until Sun. afternoon.  I needed a snow shovel just to clear the snow off the hood of my truck, so that I could see out through my windshield.  
Today, the streets are clear, and the snow is all melting away.  Tomorrow's high, is expected to be around 68°F


Re: Any Good News!. - Historian - 03-22-2010

(03-22-2010, 01:31 PM)Walty Wrote:
(03-22-2010, 07:14 AM)matthew_talbot Wrote: I shot a whole mess of squirrels and rabbits yesterday..A neighbor and I both got our limit..Freezer is full to the brim with game..

How much meat do you get off squirrel?  Is it any good?

I'm curious, too.  Obviously one could stew them...

But, they're too rodent-like to make me want to try one.  I see one and don't think "food" like I do with a cow.  :laughing:


Re: Any Good News!. - Texican - 03-22-2010

What about hares or rabbits?


Re: Any Good News!. - matthew_talbot - 03-22-2010

(03-22-2010, 11:04 AM)Heinrich Wrote:
(03-22-2010, 07:14 AM)matthew_talbot Wrote: I shot a whole mess of squirrels and rabbits yesterday..A neighbor and I both got our limit..Freezer is full to the brim with game..

.22, .410, ? Just curious. Sounds like fun. How late do those seasons go where you at?

season ended yesterday..22 rim-fire..I can pretty much hunt year around though, because we produce maple syrup and the critters gnaw on the trees..DEC issued me a nuisance permit


Re: Any Good News!. - matthew_talbot - 03-22-2010

(03-22-2010, 03:53 PM)QuisUtDeus Wrote:
(03-22-2010, 01:31 PM)Walty Wrote:
(03-22-2010, 07:14 AM)matthew_talbot Wrote: I shot a whole mess of squirrels and rabbits yesterday..A neighbor and I both got our limit..Freezer is full to the brim with game..

How much meat do you get off squirrel?  Is it any good?

I'm curious, too.  Obviously one could stew them...

But, they're too rodent-like to make me want to try one.  I see one and don't think "food" like I do with a cow.  :laughing:

Squirrels are good for stews and pot pies..also good in red and white pasta sauce..It takes 2 squirrels per person to feed my family..they are a dark meat; but, if cooked slowly are excellent table fare.


Re: Any Good News!. - Historian - 03-22-2010

(03-22-2010, 03:55 PM)Texican Wrote: What about hares or rabbits?

I've had rabbit.  Tastes like chicken - seriously.


Re: Any Good News!. - Satori - 03-22-2010

(03-22-2010, 07:09 PM)QuisUtDeus Wrote:
(03-22-2010, 03:55 PM)Texican Wrote: What about hares or rabbits?

I've had rabbit.  Tastes like chicken - seriously.

I found it more savory and flavorful than chicken.


Re: Any Good News!. - Historian - 03-22-2010

(03-22-2010, 09:32 PM)Satori Wrote:
(03-22-2010, 07:09 PM)QuisUtDeus Wrote:
(03-22-2010, 03:55 PM)Texican Wrote: What about hares or rabbits?

I've had rabbit.  Tastes like chicken - seriously.

I found it more savory and flavorful than chicken.

I BBQ'ed it which probably changed the flavor.  If I have it again, I'm thinking stew.