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Old 01-11-2010, 09:48 PM
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Default Tree Rat Shooting Contest?

It looks like tree rats have become the game of choice here lately.....
How about we have a tree rat shooting contest?
Traditional Only!
Weight and total lenght including tail= Total score
Duration: ????
Single tree rat with highest score wins ????
Enter as many as you want to????
What...Cha....Think....?
Suggestion?
Rules?
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Old 01-11-2010, 09:51 PM
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How about most tree rats instead of size,
We will be after Fox Tree rats for size.

Gotta have a ending date!

I will twist up a New string for the winner.
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Old 01-11-2010, 09:52 PM
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I'm in !!!
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Old 01-11-2010, 09:54 PM
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I'll try have'nt hit one yet. We might have to watch out for Chase.
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I just tossed this out there to see if anyone was interested? So we can set this up however everyone wants to?
Duration: 2 or 4-weeks?
Most Kills Wins?
What else do we need to add to this?
Places: Only one winner? Multiply winners?
Prizes:
Flemish Bow String, Thanks BK
Anyone else have something they would like to throw in the pot?

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Old 01-11-2010, 10:01 PM
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Along with a prize...may be some kind of trophy....?

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When do we start?
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:24 PM
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gonna have to get it started Quick Small game season Ends Feb 28th
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:26 PM
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Heck im in, but really whoever kills one is a winner them suckers are hard to hit at least for me
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:29 PM
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gonna have to get it started Quick Small game season Ends Feb 28th
Yep...same here...But we still have a little time...
How about we let this go for the rest of the week and
see what suggestion others come up with?
I will put it all together over the weekend, run it by Al and Jake
and if they are "OK" with it. We could start Febuary 1st and end on the 28th?
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:32 PM
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Want to wait till next seson? Make it fair to all that want to do it?
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It looks like tree rats have become the game of choice here lately.....
How about we have a tree rat shooting contest?
Traditional Only!
Weight and total lenght including tail= Total score
Duration: ????
Single tree rat with highest score wins ????
Enter as many as you want to????
What...Cha....Think....?
Suggestion?
Rules?

How about this,
Must show pics of Tree Rat With arrow
Starts Jan 20th runs through Feb 28th
State Regs apply.
Actual Video of the shoot counts as a Double Kill! (ha ha that is gonna be tough)



anything else.
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:35 PM
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can i enter the northern tree rats? i only have until jan 31 for the tree rats.
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:39 PM
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can i enter the northern tree rats? i only have until jan 31 for the tree rats.
Heck.... Yes.......
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can i enter the northern tree rats? i only have until jan 31 for the tree rats.
Only if ya shoot them with my new bow.
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:44 PM
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Only if ya shoot them with my new bow.
If he does that...YOU will never get it?
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Want to make sure it's sighted in.
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might be an unfair advatage with the thick winter coats on em' up here. their a lot bigger. i saw two rather large fox squirrels in a tree up above me when it was only 10 degrees out. one squirrel turned to the other and said," what's that nut doing out here, it's freezing outside!" then the other one said," should we bury him where he sits or carry him back to the nest?"
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How about this,
Must show pics of Tree Rat With arrow
Starts Jan 20th runs through Feb 28th
State Regs apply.
Actual Video of the shoot counts as a Double Kill! (ha ha that is gonna be tough)

anything else.
So far we have ....

Traditional Bows Only
Single Winner-Most Kills Wins
Prize: Flemish String From BK
Duration: Jan 20 to Feb 28
Any/All State Regs Apply
Must Show Picture Of Dead Tree Rat With Arrow In Place
Actual Video of Tree Rat kill, counts as a double kill ????
Shooting Tree Rat With 22 And Inserting Arrow Not Allowed? LOL
What else do we need?

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Old 01-11-2010, 10:58 PM
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Do you want to actually hit them with the arrow or just run it real close to their nose?The shaft and fletching going by so close sucks all the air out of their little lungs and they suffocate. Doesn't tear up any meat.

Just saying, that's how I usually do it.
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:00 PM
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might be an unfair advatage with the thick winter coats on em' up here. their a lot bigger. i saw two rather large fox squirrels in a tree up above me when it was only 10 degrees out. one squirrel turned to the other and said," what's that nut doing out here, it's freezing outside!" then the other one said," should we bury him where he sits or carry him back to the nest?"
Man....You're "ON" tonight.....We need to call David Letterman and get you on TV...LOL
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:02 PM
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longstreet,
not only will you be the first to get a kill with it , but you'll be the first to launch and arrow from it. the varnish is barely dry on her!
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Do you want to actually hit them with the arrow or just run it real close to their nose?The shaft and fletching going by so close sucks all the air out of their little lungs and they suffocate. Doesn't tear up any meat.

Just saying, that's how I usually do it.
Yepp....Ya ...have to actually hit them!
But the other way is allot funnier! LOL
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:05 PM
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Tree rat contest??? Great Idea. Extra points for video. Great Idea!! How bout extra points for any shot below 32 degrees. Due to the "I'm so frozen I can hardly pull my bow factor???"
How bout 3 winners, smallest, biggest, and most kilt.
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