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Old 11-04-2013, 12:23 PM   #1
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Default Pope & Young rat down

This sucker built a nest in my popup blind Friday night. I destroyed the nest and put out 4 big chunks of rat killer in each corner of the popup. I get back in the blind Saturday morning and he's built another nest and took all of the rat blocks and stacked them up in one corner. Once again, I destroyed the nest. About an hour later, I hear something moving outside of the blind. Look out and see this guy. Nocked an old arrow and broadhead and harpooned him. Suckers body was as big as a squirrel.
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:24 PM   #2
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Looks like he's still moving..... shoot him again !!!!
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:32 PM   #3
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Did ya eat it?
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:37 PM   #4
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Nope, did not eat it, but aren't squirrels and rats in the same family? I quit eating squirrels when I heard that.
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Old 11-04-2013, 01:51 PM   #5
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No passthru? Man, what poundage are you shooting?
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Old 11-04-2013, 01:56 PM   #6
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Actually, I was shooting straight down at him from one of the lower shooting windows and skewered him straight into the ground. But I did take off the arrow that was nocked waiting on a deer because it was tipped with a Rage and I knew it would mess up shooting through the netting!
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Old 11-04-2013, 01:59 PM   #7
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What is a Rat shoulder mount going for these days!
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Old 11-04-2013, 02:08 PM   #8
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I have 1 pit blind on my lease that the pack rats have invaded. They built a huge nest under my chair. I dumped it all but did not see the rats. The next time I came out the nest was back. I decided - OK, If you dont get in my way, we can live together. We did that for over a year until the rats decided they could chew the crap out of my chair! It is all out war against them now. I kill them and more just move in. I am really getting ****** at them. Here is the last one I killed. You should have seen me chasing him around inside the pit blind!



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Old 11-04-2013, 02:14 PM   #9
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Nice shot
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Old 11-04-2013, 02:27 PM   #10
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Ok so I dont fear snakes or big foots but, If that thing would have been in blind with me I would have had to pressure wash that stand afterwards....cause you just cant get the smell of pee and $%&* out a blind with out proper cleaning. Not to mention it would have had alot more holes in the blind than before.....Just saying. KAR/M<<<<anything that looks like it might be.
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Old 11-04-2013, 02:27 PM   #11
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maybe the backstrap would be a tasty little treat.
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Old 11-04-2013, 02:29 PM   #12
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I hate rats!
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Old 11-04-2013, 08:36 PM   #13
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I have 1 pit blind on my lease that the pack rats have invaded. They built a huge nest under my chair. I dumped it all but did not see the rats. The next time I came out the nest was back. I decided - OK, If you dont get in my way, we can live together. We did that for over a year until the rats decided they could chew the crap out of my chair! It is all out war against them now. I kill them and more just move in. I am really getting ****** at them. Here is the last one I killed. You should have seen me chasing him around inside the pit blind!



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I can't believe you took that picture and it wasn't on the "log" with your smiling face behind it.
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Old 11-04-2013, 08:48 PM   #14
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No passthru? Man, what poundage are you shooting?
Musta been a matthews........ lol

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Old 11-04-2013, 08:55 PM   #15
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I've got about 6-8 huge Booner's that come under my feeder in the evenings.
I may fling a few arrows and see if I get in the P&Y books!
If not, the 17hmr is gonna do some work!
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Old 11-04-2013, 08:56 PM   #16
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you better get the tag on that thing before the GW shows up
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Old 11-04-2013, 08:59 PM   #17
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anybody else hungry?
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Old 11-04-2013, 09:17 PM   #18
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Nice shot! On our places it's big lizards.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:00 AM   #19
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Thanks guys for all of the comments. I hate these things. I put mouse bait and boards in every popup several different times during the season and I still have them eat up the bottom of the blinds. He's at the Taxi now. Thinking about a full body mount.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:05 AM   #20
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European mount!
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:07 AM   #21
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Man, some good eating there, be sure to post some pics of the cooking process
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:09 AM   #22
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Nice shot
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:10 AM   #23
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You didn't use a Rage?.....
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:11 AM   #24
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Never seen one bowkilled before! Good shooting.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:13 AM   #25
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If the hide is too torn up you could go the rug route. Ask Cajun Blake to show you his little beauty.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:16 AM   #26
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Thumber, I had a Rage nocked and ready. But when I realized that I would have to shoot through netting, I put a fixed blade on.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:17 AM   #27
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Welcome to the club! Here's my bute from back in '86.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:20 AM   #28
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"Man", that is great! Which I would have thought about that when I was skinning him out.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:27 AM   #29
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Must not have been this rat
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:30 AM   #30
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Great video. LMAO
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:34 AM   #31
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Muscle man!!
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