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May Squirrel season is almost here and I'm excited. I am also new to this site and wanted to show off my black squirrel from winter...i have only been hunting for 2 years and i got this one in my friends swampland in Baton Rouge. I hear they are very rare in these parts. Anyone ever got one??
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Squirrel
Black squirrels are in no way rare. They aren't as plentiful as cat squirrels but not rare. They are more common in swampy areas. If you hunt the Atchafalaya Basin, you can kill several each hunt. On one hunt a few years ago, 4 of the 7 I killed were black.
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Good to know because he was extra tasty haha!
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Squirrel Time
I'll be after them Saturday morning. Hope to get a hog to go with my 3.
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I agree with the above
Black squirrels aren't rare in Louisiana. In my time of hunting I've shot 18 all together. The one you have here is actually a black cat squirrel which is more uncommon since most of the black ones are fox squirrels . Up by Angola is the mecca of black squirrels. From what I've seen they have three color phases, you have the peppered black ones with hues of gray red and black in the fur, then you have the pumpkin seed ones that are peppered with a dark dark pumpkin colored stomach, then you have the all jet black ones. You have a jet black one which you should have mounted. Out of 18 only one was jet black they're mostly peppered. Two years ago i went and shot 5 , 3 of which were black. heard stories of shooting 8 and 6 were black but be careful you can wipe an area out quickly if you hunt it hard enough. Im after the white/beige one!! I know where one is and i want to mount it!!! Now i have the fever looks like this dude here will be inn the woods in the morning after my three!!
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Check these out
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my buddies
Foxy and Capone
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nice
you have some pet squirrels that is awesome, had a pet squirrel when i was little, makes a pretty neat pet but makes an awesome gravy hahaha

check out these two i killed in indian bayou this past season, same type but different color
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I just all depends on where you hunt. I had never even seen a black fox squirrel until I got in a hunting club along the Mississippi River years ago. Now that I don't hunt there I haven't seen one while hunting since.
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Lol
Not me saw this thought it fit in here
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