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Small game and Varmint

Small game is generally any animal from a chipmunk to a coyote, it includes squirrels, rabbits, beavers, and fox. Varmint hunting by definition is the pursuit of animals that are a nuisance, or are over populated in a damaging way. Most small game and varmints are shot with 22’s in close proximity to homes, gardens or other property, though .410 shotguns are also a fine choice. For sporting purposes, varminting breaks down into two categories which are prairie dogs and predators. There are few restrictions on how varmints are taken as long as people and property aren’t damaged in the process, however they are usually taken at intermediate to long ranges with rifles. The best thing about hunting varmints, is there is no season and they can be hunted year round. Read more...