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March 19, 2013
Varmint Hunting: How to Call Ground Squirrels - 1
I’m a skeptic, so when I saw a gopher whistle for sale at my sporting goods store, I snorted. But I was intrigued enough by the promise of killing more ground squirrels that I bought it.
The call worked wondrously on calm, overcast days, bringing rifle-shy gophers into the open. On windy or sunny days, the call had the opposite effect, putting dogs down. My most revealing result: I got the same sound by blowing across the mouth of a spent .22 shell.