Thanks but they are rabbits.Nath, that is some very fine rabbit collecting with a .45 smoothie. It would take about five or six of our little desert cottontails to make one of your rabbits (or are they hares?). Ours are so small that the rattlesnakes here can swallow them.
The Jackrabbits we have in the desert areas around Phoenix get to be as big as Bret's rabbits but you've got to par-boil them for a couple of hours to soften them up before you actually can get down to frying or baking them. If you don't par-boil them, they are tougher than an old Army boot.Nath, that is some very fine rabbit collecting with a .45 smoothie. It would take about five or six of our little desert cottontails to make one of your rabbits (or are they hares?). Ours are so small that the rattlesnakes here can swallow them.
Some of my fondest memories are of simple family rabbit hunts; my dad, my brother, and my sisters. Back then we used smokeless modern firearms (I know...blasphemy).When we get a cool blast arriving from Russia in February one of my favourite pass times is to wrap up warm and stalk any rabbits braving the cold.
In the biting wind and light snow flurries I stalked the briers.
I missed a couple but got a couple.
One around thirty and one at three yards!
None were shot on the wing sorry.
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The mask buys valuable seconds while hunting.
They are use to seeing a humans face here, they seem to be switched on to it. By covering up they often dont react the same and tolerate me for a few vital seconds more.
Foxs are the same and deer.
I giggle when I see folk with the latest camo jacket on but leave their big white face glowing!
I really think the pioneers would have used charcoal, fat, clay, and other sediments. I have even heard of making their own insect repellant that was put on as a grease. And I know for a fact that some of the frontiersmen painted themselves up and whooped like Indians when fighting off the British.But I don't use a mask I use face paint. I'll spare you the pictures though!
A mask is easier to remove and not as scary to any of the wayward masses out walking because they cant go shopping!Amen to the mask. I squirrel hunt with a pistol! It makes the difference when you're at spitting distance which is about my range with the revolver.
But I don't use a mask I use face paint. I'll spare you the pictures though!
You have your revolver to hand.....are you expecting a final charge?