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Rat Hunting with Gamo Hunter

Discussion in 'Videos' started by Andy, Oct 6, 2007.

  1. Andy

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    best place for it:D
     
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    I saw that video the other day - it should be taken down or something.
     
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    It didn't even have time to get it's 'free scoff'!!!

    I bet that's about to get hammered by all the do-gooders on youtube!

    I get annoyed whenever I look for air rifle vids on youtube, there's so many people on there that don't understand what hunting is all about.
     
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    Well that video does put air gunning into a bad light.

    You don't shoot a rat in the BODY and leave it in VERY HIGH LEVELS OF PAIN to slowly die like that.

    You should get a head shot in the first place, and if you miss, finish it off as quickly as possible.

    You don't leave it like that, and you don't post it on Youtube for everyone to see.
     
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    Yeah, it is a bit harsh to be on youtube, no doubt it'll get flagged soon enough.

    But on another note, it doesn't matter wether it's a humane shot or not, there's a lot of people on youtube who look through the hunting vids looking for something to moan about.
     
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    the only good rat is a dead one;)
     
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    rat

    the shot killed the rat that seems ok to me and doesnt bother me one bit thats all part of hunting
     
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    You think that's alright?

    Ok, so I'm not exactly the moral police but that is slightly wrong, I mean the shooter just left that rat to struggle in loads of pain, what's so hard about finishing the job properly with another pellet to the head?
     
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    The tail goes with the beat of the drums.
     
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    Hi, I'm the shooter of this video.
    I'm from Brazil. Sorry for my bad english.
    I was at 8 meters to the target, shooting from my window, at night.
    I have no scope and rats are very fast animals. Is hard to me aways get a headshot.
    I shot MANY rats , and headshots not kill them instantaneously in the most of the times. After the second or even the third shot, they still move.
    When I hit this animal, he starts to move in direction to my orchid's pots, staying out of my sight. I spent more than 30 seconds to go from my place to the place the animal was.
    I'm not a hunter, but a air gun lover. Rats become a serious problem in my region, attacking plants, cutting car's electric wires, eating dog food and even entering houses as mine. Lots of then. I've killed 5 big rats in 2 hours in the same night.
    I'm against animal suffering, even rats.
    I'm sorry if this video passes this impression.

    Good Shots for all.
     
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    Looks to me by the time he walked over to it,to finish it off, it was dead anyway:rolleyes: We all say head shots only,but if your truthful mistakes do
    happen :mad:Who's to say he wasn't aiming for the head:eek:
     
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    Yeah, yeah, fair enough.
     
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    rats

    good one m8 lol
     
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    Correct.

    There's been a few times I've dropped a shot on a bunny which resulted in it being injured but not killed, the best course of action is to get it over with quickly with another shot ASAP.
     
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    I think you've answered your own question, buy yourself a scope buddy,if you're only shooting from 8 yards you don't need to spend much.Some people may say they are only rats but they still need to be dispatched humanely.
     
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    Very poor shooting!

    As a hunter you should be more than capabale of hitting a baited rat at that range cleanly!

    I agree with what the other people have said, it's disgusting that the shooter left the rat in that pain. As a hunter you have the duty to dispatch ALL quarry cleanly as quickly as possible. If that means taking a second shot to end the pain quickly it needs to be done.

    Persoanlly I hope that shooter dies a death just a painful.
     

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