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Going on first Prairie Dog hunt 2012

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Unread 12-15-2011, 05:24 PM
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Location: mobridge
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Re: Going on first Prairie Dog hunt 2012

i think you mean Pierre. Good place to start from it is in the middle of the state. Only 100 miles south of me. You can pretty much throw a rock in any direction and be coverd up in the pdogs
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Unread 02-22-2012, 08:30 PM
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Location: Maryville TN
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Re: Going on first Prairie Dog hunt 2012

Hey Ricky,

I am planning my first p dog hunt for this spring. I am just south of you close to Knoxxville. I amconsiderind SD. Had a stroke a year ago and while still weak, I can still shoot with a scope. Will take .22, 22-250 and .223. I have got to get my reloading going soon. Don't want to wast me .223 oh **** rounds, may need them

My local police dept wanted new sniper guns and I got a bull barell AR right. Dang thing shoots as tight as my bull barrel single shot number 1 ruger. .22 for close shots or money shots.
Keep in touch.

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Unread 03-09-2012, 07:28 AM
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Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Georgetown TN
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Re: Going on first Prairie Dog hunt 2012

Here is a list of things that I figured out would be nice to have on a Prairie Dog trip.
More than one rifle
ear plugs
a wide brimmed or boonie hat
gun cleaning equipment
spotting scope, binoculars
range finder, would be a nice convienence
plenty of water
a backpack
some paper plates & markers to make a sign, in case you join the Varmint Hunters Association & want to try for the down range club , btw, you will need atleast one witness that is also a member of the VHA
As someone else stated you can spend as much money & time on this as you want.

Have fun!
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