Start with squirrels: Hunting busy-tails is a great way to initiate young hunters

They might not be glamorous, but squirrel hunting certainly is more active than deer hunting — especially for kids just starting out.

Squirrels aren’t sexy.

They don’t have 12-inch beards and 1 ½-inch-long spurs that hunters just can’t wait to measure.

They don’t have G2s and main beams that hunters just can’t wait to see how they fit in the palms of their hands.

They don’t have tusks that threaten to disembowel the dogs that bay them into a corner.

And except for a couple satirical images on the internet of G.I. Joes standing with their feet on top of one, there is no such thing as a trophy squirrel.Click here to read more on Start with squirrels: Hunting busy-tails is a great way to initiate young hunters

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Chris Ginn has been covering hunting and fishing in Louisiana since 1998. He lives with his wife Jennifer and children Matthew and Rebecca along the Bogue Chitto River in rural Washington Parish. His blog can be found at chrisginn.com.

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