Stalking Fox

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by tomstephens, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. tomstephens

    tomstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a fox that's been around a lot. I've never had my gun ready so he kept getting away without any real discouragement. I've tried setting some traps but no luck.

    Tonight he was right outside our coop and I got a shot off at him but missed. Any chance that will scare him away for more than an hour? [​IMG]
     
  2. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe an hour..

    -Kim
     
  3. antlers

    antlers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    but if ya miss again, he'll likely just start coming after dark.
     
  4. tomstephens

    tomstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turns out there's a nice little owl out there too -- he definitely can't get in the coop so I'm not worried about him but he was scurrying around (I didn't realize owls scurry) so he almost got shot...
     
  5. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    I'm pretty sure shooting owls is ILLEGAL.
     
  6. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with the fox.
     
  7. tomstephens

    tomstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I think you're right, but the local game warden said I was ok to shoot.

    More importantly though I have no interest in shooting the owl I just didn't realize it was an owl originally.
     

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