jackalopes

Discussion in 'Small Game Hunting' started by long range hunter, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. long range hunter

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    does any one know a good place for me and some buddies go kill some jackalopes in the northern va area or any good place on the east coast. we are willing to pay a lot of money to get a trophy one. if any one does please let me know.:D:D:D:D:D



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  2. royinidaho

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    I thought they are native to western WY and eastern ID?

    However, someone cudda imported some to that area.

    I grew up in PA but didn't see one until I got to Idaho.

    They're certainly unique but don't taste worth squat.
     

  3. long range hunter

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    oh really i herd that they are really good eating
     
  4. tinkerer

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    We got some jackalopes out here, but you can't get within firing reach. They stand about 3' high and can see you coming from over a mile. And FAST, easily outrun your 4 wheeler. And tough, thrown down on your hunting dog for lunch.

    Besides that, during the rut, those horns get razor sharp, wouldn't want to get one pissed off at you.

    I just kinda let them run wild on my land, keeps coyotes down.

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  5. sdkidaho

    sdkidaho Well-Known Member

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    They aren't too dangerous if you can catch them in the velvet.

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  6. royinidaho

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    Nice pic of a variant.

    Down here ours don't antler up so well and have longer black tipped ears.
     
  7. Dskiper

    Dskiper Well-Known Member

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    Your Wrong! That photo is definitely known as a easter cotalope. Can't you see the cottontail-antelope cross. Jackalopes are much larger but no branch antler growth!:D