On the first official day of fall I grabbed my freshly camo’d .25 caliber Benjamin Marauder for a morning squirrel hunt. The camo job was done using one of the spray on products that includes four can of paint in black, tan, brown and green, along with a plastic fern stencil. This system allows the color pattern best suited for the time of year, and can be removed and reapplied in various colors and designs as needed Squirrel season has been on for a couple of months in my neck of the woods, and the late summer hunting has been challenging. With lots of leaves on the trees, getting a clear shot has been taking a lot of work, and I’ve seen a lot of quick glimpses of fur jumping through the canopy, but have only been getting a couple shots per outing. At least this is the case when hunting public land, I have a few farms that I can hunt where there isn’t any pressure and the population are high and we fare better, but I like working the big tracts of state forest to the south of me primarily for grays and north for fox squirrels, though either can show up anywhere as their ranges overlap. The gun I took out today was my .25 caliber Benjamin Marauder, which I have set up to shoot the Benjamin Domed pellet at approximately 850 fps. I have a couple of custom sticks for my Marauders, so on one ofRead More →