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Re: Blsum's 2016/17 trap line
« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2017, 01:18:53 PM »
Get em!!  :tup:

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Re: Blsum's 2016/17 trap line
« Reply #26 on: January 07, 2017, 06:41:32 PM »
Well haven't had any action in the last couple of days. Got two more sets in this afternoon and tomorrow I'm planning on setting one of my swim through traps for beaver. Getting low on bait so I'm gonna need to replenish my supplies.
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Re: Blsum's 2016/17 trap line
« Reply #27 on: January 17, 2017, 07:15:40 PM »
Well I pulled all my traps again. Looks like I'm gonna be a busy boy for a little while. So unfortunately I won't have time for running traps, at least till I get all these side jobs taken care of. On a brighter note. I can still live vicariously through all of you. Good luck out there guys and gals.

I never did catch that cat that I had coming in. Have a funny feeling the guys that were out in the area running their hounds for "racoons" may have something to do with that.
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Re: Blsum's 2016/17 trap line
« Reply #28 on: March 13, 2017, 05:56:53 PM »
Finally done with all the things i had going on. Been way to long since I've run the line. Got two beaver sets in today and planning on setting two more tomorrow. I need to get some cat bait if I'm gonna even try to catch one this year.

I ended up winning one of Bruce's cat traps at the rendezvous this last weekend.  :IBCOOL: The trap I bought in last year's auction did me good so hopefully this new one will as well.
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Re: Blsum's 2016/17 trap line
« Reply #29 on: March 13, 2017, 06:40:24 PM »
Awesome, congrats on a nice win!!

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Re: Blsum's 2016/17 trap line
« Reply #30 on: March 16, 2017, 11:43:38 AM »
Well haven't been doing to good. Have had 3 traps sprung with nothing in them. Looks like they may have crawled over one and set it off. Another one was crammed full of debris and a stick prevented a door from closing. The last one the trigger wire got caught on the door and held the door open.  :bash: hopefully they aren't educated to much now. We will see when I go to check them tonight.
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Re: Blsum's 2016/17 trap line
« Reply #31 on: March 16, 2017, 02:25:23 PM »
That happened to me a few times this season. Seems like if you get a good heavy rain, you need to check your swim thrus every day. Too often sticks float through and trip it. That's part of the reason I made all my triggers really stiff and shortened. There was several times this season where my cage had several sticks in it and it was still set. I'm sure there was a few beavers I wouldn't have got if my triggers were like they were two years ago.  :twocents: