My first use of “recon by fire”

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    I could see “something” had dug under the road a deep hole (roughly parallel to low area, slightly downward). It was wet, slippery getting to it. I had a old metal mop handle, and shotgun.
    As it might be skunk (ok no smell) badger, fox... I thought sticking a 5’ metal handle might not be best option. So @10’ away I let a rd down the “den”. Never thought I would use “recon by fire”. Nobody home.
     
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    familyman357 I'd be more cynical, but my apathy prevents it.

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    Never pull the trigger unless you can see where the bullet is going. (you aren't in combat)
     
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    Might be a PuckWdgie....light'em up
     
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    It’s a burrow under my driveway. Dirt @4’ deep when I stuck handle in. I just didn’t want to stir a skunk, raccoon, badger.. when unable to use shotgun.
     
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    Fill it with water.
     
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    I've hunted for 50 years.
    Never pull the trigger unless you can see where the bullet is going.... (you aren't in combat)

    As Zeker said, stick a water hose down it.
     
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    Hand grenade.

    V.
     
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    i usually run a long hose from my car's tail pipe to the offending critter... 15 minutes does it... put's them to the sleep of no return...
     
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    It’s probably a technique all of us will have occasion to use at some point post election. Lol
     
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    Last time I had unidentified traffic at a hole I put a trailcam on it... It was ground squirrels. I also caught the neighbor's pitbull (who chases the ground squirrels), a fox with a rabbit, two opossums, a trash panda, a grey squirrel and several deer.
     
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    Killing a gopher turtle in florida could get you a free cross bar vacation
     
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