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#4536126 - 09/03/13 05:03 PM Snipe Hunting
jay K Offline
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Registered: 12/05/10
Posts: 60
Loc: Texas
I've been involved in taking some people on snipe hunts and I'd like to see who's got the best "Snipe" hunting story out there. If you have never been snipe hunting or ever even heard of it ask a buddy to take you. trout
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#4536432 - 09/03/13 06:53 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: jay K]
jrye Offline
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Registered: 12/26/06
Posts: 186
Loc: Dalhart, Texas
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, about 544,000 are killed annually.They are also known as woodcock.

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#4536493 - 09/03/13 07:15 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: jrye]
Slimpickin Offline
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Registered: 12/14/07
Posts: 681
Loc: DFW, Texas
Always busted people's Bubble when I tell people that snipe are real. Mostly guys from the big northern Cities that have never been in the woods.
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#4536506 - 09/03/13 07:19 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: jrye]
Trout-killer Offline
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Registered: 02/14/12
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Loc: Crosby, Tx
Originally Posted By: jrye
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, about 544,000 are killed annually.They are also known as woodcock.


Snipe and woodcock are two different birds.

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#4536537 - 09/03/13 07:30 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: Trout-killer]
8pointdrop Online   sleepy
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Registered: 12/16/11
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Snipe are good eating and fun to hunt. Just wish they were bigger, more meat and maybe I wouldn't miss as much.






And snipe and woodcock are not the same.

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#4536546 - 09/03/13 07:32 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: 8pointdrop]
quackaholic1 Offline
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Registered: 01/26/11
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Loc: Jacksonville,TX
Snipe food
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#4536551 - 09/03/13 07:33 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: 8pointdrop]
jrye Offline
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Registered: 12/26/06
Posts: 186
Loc: Dalhart, Texas
Same family different genus. My apologies.

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#4536567 - 09/03/13 07:38 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: jrye]
oilag Offline
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Registered: 11/14/12
Posts: 265
Loc: Houston, TX
Cajun Quail - Really fun to hunt actually.

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#4536912 - 09/03/13 09:17 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: oilag]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Registered: 03/22/11
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Loc: Tucson
In West Virginia, moonlit nights were the best for snipe hunting. You sent folks into the woods to sit beside a rotten stump with a swatting stick and a baggy.

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#4536918 - 09/03/13 09:18 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: Colt W. Knight]
jay K Offline
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Registered: 12/05/10
Posts: 60
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Colt W. Knight
In West Virginia, moonlit nights were the best for snipe hunting. You sent folks into the woods to sit beside a rotten stump with a swatting stick and a baggy.


Haha yep this is the kind of snipe hunting i'm talking about
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#4536943 - 09/03/13 09:25 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: jay K]
DoubleB20 Online   happy
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Registered: 05/20/07
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Loc: Whiskey Flats, TX
Here's a pic of a real snipe hunt...

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#4536972 - 09/03/13 09:34 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: DoubleB20]
wburke2010 Offline
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Registered: 06/26/13
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Loc: Garland, TX
My dads brother took me when I was no more than 5-6 up in the mountains of Colorado. I had no idea where I was except next to a very old cemetery in the middle of now where. It was a long couple hours that they left me their.

I did get one of my friends last year, we where out at my land and he had the flash light and trash bag, I dropped him off a mile or so from my place next to a hole in the fence off a big field. Left him there for about 45 mins before everyone started feeling bad for him. He actually had some hogs walk really close to him, some alcohol was involved and he wasn't too happy about the joke but everyone else got a good laugh.

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#4536974 - 09/03/13 09:34 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: DoubleB20]
dogcatcher Online   content
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Originally Posted By: DoubleB20
Here's a pic of a real snipe hunt...



That is a classic picture up
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#4536995 - 09/03/13 09:42 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: jay K]
Matt M Offline
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Registered: 08/05/07
Posts: 73
Loc: Rockwall, TX
We had a kid piss himself in highschool on a night snipe hunt, he came to a party with a friend of ours he was from the city. There was no moon so it was pitch black and my buddies dad had a bad arse warewolf costume. We were in a gully behind him and yelled choot it fired a few shots into the ground then yelled chit its still coming get in a tree there was some screaming,then we let everything go quiet then circled around him making some growling noises he took off screaming when the big wolf appered right next to him we found him under a big tree in the fetal position piss all over himself

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#4537343 - 09/03/13 11:01 PM Re: Snipe Hunting [Re: Matt M]
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Those things are delicious.
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