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Trapping - What did you catch today. 2008

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Let's start a new post so we don't have to scroll through the old one from last year. Good luck everyone. Start posting those pictures as soon as you get them.

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Looks like you are of to a good start. What type of situation were the k-9's getting into. By that, I mean what type of damage were they doing?

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Couple problem's.

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My helper. Notice she don't get to close. She learned the hard way.

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Nice pics everyone, I just go my traps in lastnight. I spent all of saturday in Minot callign coyotes. I have a boat load of pics, once I get a second to get them on the computer

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It's official, I'm a trapper. Made two sets last night behind the house got two catches!! These are silly looking coons.... eekcrywink

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2 skunks, 2 opposum, 1 coon, 1 coyote, and 1 gray fox so far. Get the mink and muskrat lines out this weekend

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I caught a opposum in a havahart trap in my backyard. Trying for the cat next so I can hand it to them. "Next its cut bait for coyotes.

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When do the coon go into hiding for the winter, still kinda warm but my traps are coming up empty.

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coon wont go into hidding intill it freezes up and there is snow on the ground, once it warms back up they will be back out

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Had an ok run today.. Coon are holed up with warm weather. They should move with these fronts comin in. I hope.. Cause I need to get back home..Chase some northern critters.. Sucks the coon market tanked.. Talked to a trusted buyer today, the harvest is already high in some parts, and China is sitting on millions of tanned coon right now. If these furs don't move there will be no intrest in our fresh goods..

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It's been slow here to with the weather. Got most of mine pulled in befroe the big weather tommorow, left a few of the cross overs, and coon trails that aren't hard to get to. Got 1 otter, mink, rat, coyote, 15 or so coons, and dozen beavers. It hasn't helped with the rain we got before the season. Well it's time for deer hunting, then hope to snag some otters, fisher and maybe a bobcat. Try for some coons if we don't hit the deepfreeze to.

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the weather is putting a big damper on my season so far, its almost getting to the point were I am going to get the calls back out and head back to ND

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The one in the last picture sure looks fat and healthy. How much did that one weigh?

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Good Eye Tedl,

That one is the biggest I have ever caught. It weighed 36# and had alot of fat. I think it got fat on ferral cats as I have caught two big toms in the area.

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Wooooo. Making me look bad protrapper. I only had a skunk yesterday. But I am a first timer this year. .

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I don't think he skins his own. Well if it's who I'm thinking it is anyhow.

BTW protrapper are your initials J.W. Just curious to see if'n I may know you.

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Should have had my hole line out night. Picked up 2 beaver, an otter, and a coon out of 15 traps. Most sets were crossovers. Seems our beavers are moving where they aren't supposed to be at this time of year. Picked up two in 4 days out of a culvert that has no sign of beaver anywhere was hoping for otters, but take what I can get, only trap out right now, as its an easy check, during deerhunting.

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