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16438
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Squirrels are still a favorite game animal for many North Carolina hunters, and they are found in all three of the state's geographic divisions. The squirrel is a small, tough, and agile creature, and getting it requires good basic hunting skills. Padgett describes hunting seasons and ways landowners can attract squirrels to their property.
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25976
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The Neuse River offers one of the finest areas for game habitat such as squirrels. However, some stretches of the river and its tributaries are in danger of being flooded by the Fall of Neuse Reservoir completion.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 19 Issue 2, Mar-Apr 1975, p22
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8383
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The best squirrel hunting in the eastern section of the state is usually in the swamps or lowlands by rivers and streams. Squirrels are much more plentiful in those areas. One of the best places for local hunters is “Tickbite.” Located in northern Lenoir County near Grifton, \"Tickbite\" is a maze of trees with wet ground beneath them. Chauncey discusses hunting techniques, including never shooting the first squirrel that appears and keeping the gun's safety on until immediately before shooting at a squirrel.
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8382
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Alert, elusive, and fairly abundant in the state, the squirrel is a worthy quarry of the small game hunter. North Carolina's squirrel hunting population consists of three species--the gray, fox, and red squirrel. The grey squirrel is the most popular among hunters because of its abundance and wide distribution. Gooch discusses squirrel characteristics, where to find them, hunting methods, and type of rifle to use.
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9196
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Gooch discusses techniques for hunting squirrels, including scouting the territory beforehand, recognizing squirrel signs, remaining perfectly still, and using dogs.
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12973
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A slam means taking everything possible, whether it is a card game, sports, such as tennis or baseball, and hunting and fishing. Hunters have slams, such as hunting all turkey species. Three squirrel species live in North Carolina - the red, gray, and fox. Marsh describes a squirrel slam to hunt these three types.
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