Pics of Squirrel Camp, TX

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by inplanotx, Mar 21, 2004.

  1. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
  2. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF

  3. rosierita

    rosierita Active Member

    Mar 13, 2004
    South Carolina
  4. Remington597

    Remington597 Former Guest

    Feb 24, 2004
    That was beyond awesome.!
  5. 10X

    10X Guest

    nice pictures, but does the place ever dry out?

    saving the truck from being swallowed by mud doesn't seem much like fun. :confused:
  6. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    The place does dry out. Just that this is the time of year for the rains. It took LTS and I two days to jack up the truck onto blocks and then get it out. Of course that meant jacking and drinking jack to get it out, but ole LTS came through with his mechanical genius and know how. My savior! I just didn't judge the start of the bog well and that is what got it stuck. At least he made me stop before I buried it up to the axles!

    Glad y'all like the pictures.
  7. glocknut

    glocknut Active Member

    Taking preventative measures to keep the truck from being swallowed may not be that much fun, but i assure you its even less fun if you don't.......

    I've seen things so stuck in the mud that it took a backhoe to literally "dig" them out......."when" the backhoe could even reach it.... :mad:

  8. Bill37W

    Bill37W Guest

    you hunt and eat them?
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  9. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    Yup Bill, we kill and eat 'em. Shame you never had any of the squirrel stew we have eaten. You have never tasted something so good. I would never be embarrassed to admit I eat tree rats. You yankee's have no idea what your missing! Better yet, just stick to your quarter pounders and whoppers. I'll take squirrel stew any day!

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  10. SouthernMoss

    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

    Jan 1, 2003
    SW MS
    Bill, you're obviously referring to the basic Northern squirrel... a meek and mild creature indeed. ;) The Southern squirrel, on the other hand ... well, let's just say it's a whole other story ... :D
  11. Bill37W

    Bill37W Guest

    What is next in this mad life.
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  12. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    I have one very fine daughter that would kill for either some good squirrel stew or, better yet, some fried squirrel. She says it's like filet mignon compared to fried rabbit or rabbit stew.

    Our Tree Rats are BIG, JUICY, succulent and oh, SOOOOOOOO GOOOOOOOOOD!!

    Don't knock it until you've tried it.

    Edited after your next post: There're also very crafty and hard to catch. One has to be very, very good to even get one for the pot.....
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  13. Bill37W

    Bill37W Guest

    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 14, 2004
  14. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    In case you wondered, I was born in Hartford and brought up on Mt. Dessert Island near Bass Harbor!!

    I cut my teeth hunting up north until I moved south after college a hundred years ago!
  15. Txquadhunter

    Txquadhunter Member

    Sep 2, 2003
    Nevada, TX
    IPT, nice pics of the camp. If ya get to burried to bad up there give me a holler I got a few 4x's that'll yank ya out. w/out charge like the quacks next to us get I told ya bout. LTS on jackin and blockin does do the trick. but that lil factory screw jack had to make it fun. figured he'd have a tracktor jack "hi-lift" there at camp for back-up?

    Crp, I figured you could tell by looking his truck is 2wd, easiest way look at his front wheel in the pic you can see it hasn't spun by the mud mark on his tire. Where the rear you can see it spun :D
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