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last rabbit hunt of the season
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Old 02-25-2007, 11:29 PM
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Default last rabbit hunt of the season

This is the last weekend of rabbit season so I went out with a guy from work. Carlos is a new hunter, this was his first hunt as a hunter and not just a companion. We went out east along the South Platt River looking for cotton tails. I was using my 12ga and Carlos was using my single shot 20ga. The weather was great and we worked up a pretty good sweat beating the brush. We only saw one rabbit which Carlos didn't get a shot at and I personally didn't even see. But we found a dead weasle which you don't see every day. We also found a bunch of feathers where a coyote got a turkey and a dead coyote where something else got him. I have no way of knowing this for sure but I suspect that a waterfowl hunter on his way to or from the river got the coyote with a load or goose shot. There was lots of coyote scat in the area and I might have to make a trip back out there with the shotgun and some #4 buck. There was also lots of deer sign but we never saw any. Near the end of the day I kicked up a quail but they are out of season so we just watched it fly away, it would have been an easy shot too. I was most disapointed for Carlos that he didn't even get to shoot at a bunny but he had fun and we'll get out earlier next season.
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