For most hunters, hunting season is over. Many hunters have filled their deer tags, while others are still out there chasing waterfowl perhaps. For those looking to spend more time in the woods hunting, look no further than squirrel hunting. This season, many deer hunters were probably fooled by the sounds and rummaging of squirrel in the woods this year – with the thought of seeing more squirrel than deer some days.
Don’t be tricked in the late season though, with no leaves on the trees, squirrel hunting can be more difficult as squirrel become even bigger and easier targets for hawks etc. However, given the right conditions, this is a great way to introduce kids into hunting small game. Hunters don’t need to worry about scent control, but squirrel will key in on movement and rustling of leaves. Use these tips to take home a batch of squirrel for the kitchen.