Shot a rat

Shot a rat

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    Shot a rat

    Well, I did my first hunting today...got a rat...

    We noticed the sucker bogarting on our bird feeders and don't want rats that close to the house so...

    At least now I know that in a pinch, we can get a little protein...hopefully something a little better than rat comes along if we're in that pinch!


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    Oh - used a Ruger 10/22 Takedown. That is a fun gun to shoot and fairly accurate. We've shot it plenty, it's been taken down many times, and still stays on target. Good job Ruger!

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    Rats make great targets and in some cultures are a primary source of protein, just takes quite a few to make a meal. Just be sure you shoot them in the head, you don’t waste any meat then.
    When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk.
    "Don't forget, incoming fire has the right of way."

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    Quote Originally Posted by msgt/ret View Post
    Rats make great targets and in some cultures are a primary source of protein, just takes quite a few to make a meal. Just be sure you shoot them in the head, you don’t waste any meat then.
    Don't need as much meat if it is used mainly as a flavoring in soups or stews. Little bit will go a long ways.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlr1m View Post
    Don't need as much meat if it is used mainly as a flavoring in soups or stews. Little bit will go a long ways.

    Michael

    yuck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeK View Post
    yuck!
    Rats being used to flavor stews is not yucky. Knowing that they are being used could be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IronMike View Post
    Think squirrel...
    Tree rat.
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    I'm being overrun...just took out 2 more! Now we're getting enough for those recipes!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeK View Post
    I'm being overrun...just took out 2 more! Now we're getting enough for those recipes!!
    Are you strictly a meat hunter or are you planning to have the heads mounted. Some nice wall mounts for the den would be cool.

    EDIT: Found a nice example for you.
    Rat Head Mount.png

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlr1m View Post
    Are you strictly a meat hunter or are you planning to have the heads mounted. Some nice wall mounts for the den would be cool.

    EDIT: Found a nice example for you.
    Rat Head Mount.png

    Michael
    hahaha!!!

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    They say for every rat you see, there are about 25 more that you won't see.
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    Tree squirrel..... yummy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ppkheat View Post
    They say for every rat you see, there are about 25 more that you won't see.
    This, they just keep coming. That can be said for all varmints, rodents, etc.

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