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Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« on: November 06, 2017, 04:47:33 PM »
Starting to get excited.  I have a couple more deer hunts and an elk hunt to do then all my time will be spent trapping.
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2017, 08:44:22 PM »
Same here. I'll hunt muzzleloader deer, and than settle into trapping. Made some improvements on the fur shed this summer. Really looking forward to hanging out in there skinning.
  Good luck

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2017, 09:43:12 PM »
 :tup:
Boar looking for Sow to hunt with. LOL

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2017, 03:38:40 PM »
1 hunt down 2 more to go.  I can't wait to start trapping.
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2017, 03:46:50 PM »
Yea remember the good old days with leghold sliders and 330 conibears. Would have to relearn now with snares and suitcases !



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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2017, 04:37:10 PM »
That's a good pic !!!

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2017, 01:11:40 PM »
I have one more elk hunt then I will start trapping.  But Trapperguy22 is going to get some sets out on Monday.  Getting really excited now.
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2017, 02:23:27 PM »
Finally trapping.  2 mink 2 rats.
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2017, 03:11:50 AM »
Nice job!
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2017, 05:25:46 AM »
 Nice job!!

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #11 on: December 25, 2017, 07:27:36 AM »
 Excellent!
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #12 on: December 28, 2017, 08:47:44 AM »
2 beaver a mink and a rat.
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #13 on: December 28, 2017, 09:08:01 AM »
Got some work ahead of you!  Good job

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #14 on: December 28, 2017, 10:08:52 AM »
nice mixed bag there :tup:

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2018, 02:39:36 PM »
Couple mink and a couple of beavers.
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2018, 07:04:42 PM »
Nice work!  :tup:

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2018, 07:10:35 PM »
Looks like a great day on the line !!

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2018, 08:20:34 PM »
like to see em dried and brushed out...........  :-)

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2018, 10:45:41 PM »
Nice job. Mink is still on my bucket list.  I haven't caught one yet
Boar looking for Sow to hunt with. LOL

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2018, 09:31:56 PM »
A rat and a mink.
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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2018, 08:20:29 PM »
Nice!  :tup:

Have you guys ever tried any of the commercial mink lures?

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2018, 08:37:39 PM »
we have but a beaver leg or muskrat carcass work best for us

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #23 on: January 12, 2018, 08:42:44 PM »
Cool, thanks for the input!

Got 3 cages out with hind beaver leg in it. We'll see what happens. I watched 3nails YouTube videos. He said to get the pan about 1.5" below water.

What do find works best? Are you also catching some of them in swimthrus?

Only caught one mink before (in a bobcat trap  :chuckle:).
Always wanted to catch more so I'm targeting them this year a little bit.

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Re: Trapperguy22 and Bigshooter's 2017-18 season
« Reply #24 on: January 12, 2018, 09:21:50 PM »
all the mink are caught in small cages. We set near the waters edge and cover the trap with grass so it looks like a tunnel. make sure if you are setting on a big stream make sure you wire it off in case the water comes up.