Maybe it is because I grew up in pretty much as far south east as you can get in the bayous of Louisiana, but I personally think squirrel is one of the best meats I have ever eaten. I personally like to rotissery it after soaking it in hot sauce for a good while. You can also wrap it in bacon, but that part isn't necessary.
Haven't tried one of the gray pine squirrels but I do have a great receipt for squirrel pot pie. Usually boil or fry the squirrel then debone it, throw it in some gravy with veggies. Nothing better. But heed the warning to only kill them after a good cold spell. The fleas are nasty. And what ever you do don't burn the fur off them they are super easy to skin. Your neighbors will appreciate it.
As the allure of hunting big whitetails becomes more and more a passion for many, we are finding that the recent (historically speaking) popularity of hunting deer from a tree stand is becoming the way to do it. I'll make no statement either for or against that technique here. This will be simply an essay on what I feel are some outstanding rifles for tree stand use.
Before we go even one more step, let's all remember that safety is first and foremost for anyone wanting to hunt...