Advertisement

Squirrel Hunting

Georgia Squirrel Season Opens Monday, August 15

Looking for a healthy, sustainable source of protein and a good woodland hike? Squirrel hunting season, which opens Aug. 15, can meet those goals, and get everyone excited about fall hunting seasons, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). “Squirrel hunting season is a great introduction to hunting,” said Alan…

1025 Sportsmen Redlands Squirrel Hunt

It had been 23 years since I stepped foot on Redlands WMA in pursuit of critters. A return trip was certainly overdue, and Saturday, Jan. 15 was the perfect opportunity to take a trip down memory lane. The occasion was the 2nd Annual Squirrel Master Classic with a great group of folks who run a…

Oaky Woods Squirrels With The World Champ

This is the way squirrel hunting ought to be—fast paced, lots of shooting opportunities and loads of excitement. Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with sitting under a big oak and waiting for the squirrels to come out, but I’m telling you that hunting squirrels with a good dog is a boat load…

The Squirrel Nest

Part One of Two, A Hunting Fiction Series The travel trailers were arranged in a nearly perfect circle that reminded Eugene of the covered wagons of the wild west. He leaned back in his folding chair watching his son try to build a fire. “Need any help?” Eugene asked. “I got it,” Joseph replied. Between…

Squirrel Steals Pizza Off Front Porch

Some squirrels appear to be benefiting from the coronavirus pandemic. Security camera video footage captured a New Jersey squirrel snatching two slices of fresh pizza out of a box that was purposely left on a front porch by a Grubhub delivery driver after using a “contactless” delivery method brought on by coronavirus. A mother from…

Coastal WMA Squirrels

Now that deer season is over and most of the turkeys are still too cold to gobble, it seems like the perfect time for hunters to kick back in the old lazy chair and hibernate until spring. But for Mark Williams, of Blackshear, kicking back in a recliner is the last thing on his mind,…

Higher Learning… To Hunt

You may have seen a flurry of articles and news releases floating around lately referencing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s latest national survey. The survey reported a 16 percent decrease in hunting participation over the past five years, which is a monumental issue for wildlife conservation and the future of our hunting heritage. This…

Hunter Galloway Profiles Paulding Forest WMA

Paulding Forest WMA held their annual check-in adult/child deer hunt the weekend of Oct. 15-16. With me being 17 years old, this was the last year I could attend this hunt. Paulding Forest added the adult/child hunt back in 2011. I have participated in it every year and have killed a deer on it every…

Archery Paradise Found At Morgan Lake WMA

Pap! Up in the thick canopy of the late summer’s oak leaves, I could see the ol gray chatterbox’s flared tail cork-screwing. Perfect shot! Two seconds later, the ever familiar thud on the forest floor. Squirrel No. 12. Time for the second stage of my hunt—piney rooters. Beached on a small cut in the old…

South Georgia Youth Squirrel Hunt Draws 80 Kids

This year’s South Georgia Youth Squirrel Hunt in Tattnall County was a huge success. It took place Saturday, Jan. 31, and we had the best year ever with more than 80 kids younger than 16 years old participating. When including youth 16 and older, we had around 100 total youth in attendance. We had to…

Squirrel Recipes

Wild In The Kitchen: Simple Squirrels And Gravy

Here’s an ages-old recipe for fried squirrel. You’ll need: Three young squirrels 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons salt 2 tablespoons black pepper 1 quart buttermilk 2 cups whole milk Bacon grease Skin and quarter the squirrels. Soak for two hours in one cup of salt to one gallon of water. Remove and pat dry.…

WildInTheKitchenLogo.jpg

Wild Game Recipes: Squirrel “Chowder”

This tasty recipe is for preparing those bushytails you have in the freezer. Fried cornbread is a great addition to the stew. What You’ll Need: 6 cleaned squirrels 1 roll of frozen sweet corn 2 small cans of peeled tomatoes (chopped) 3-4 potatoes, peeled and diced 1 can of sweet peas 1 can of cut…

WildInTheKitchenLogo.jpg

Wild Game Recipes: Fried Bushytail with Gravy

What you’ll need squirrel 1 small onion, diced 1 egg, milk or buttermilk seasoning salt flour salt pepper black pepper garlic powder onion powder Pressure cook or boil squirrel until meat is almost falling off the bone. Add onion to boiling water squirrel was cooked in. In a separate bowl, mix flour, salt, lots of…