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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #25 on: December 16, 2016, 07:24:30 AM »
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #26 on: December 16, 2016, 08:01:43 AM »
Congrats bud that's a beast of a beaver.
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #27 on: December 16, 2016, 08:25:28 AM »
Way to get it done!  What's the tail measure?  Trapperman is doing a flat tail competition.

http://www.trapperman.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/5734431/1

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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #28 on: December 16, 2016, 03:31:12 PM »
Way to get it done!  What's the tail measure?  Trapperman is doing a flat tail competition.

http://www.trapperman.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/5734431/1
I will check in a minute
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #29 on: December 16, 2016, 03:32:31 PM »
Good catch!! You got any chain ?  :chuckle:
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #30 on: December 16, 2016, 07:16:35 PM »
Congrats on a dam big beaver.  :sry: couldn't help it.
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #31 on: December 16, 2016, 07:56:17 PM »
Congrats on a dam big beaver.  :sry: couldn't help it.
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #32 on: December 18, 2016, 01:05:09 AM »
I just place 3 cat traps out today. Only thing that bugs me is hound hunters driving by as I set my cat trap. Hmmmmmmmm The 2 hounds were sitting on top of there box barking up a storm. As I drove down the road I could see in the snow hound and boot prints. Do hound hunter really hunt coons at 1pm or mostly at night. I can see coon hunting at night. I think they were looking for cat tracks in the snow. Hope the hound don't find my sets
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #33 on: December 18, 2016, 07:07:24 AM »
Yea unfortunately if the hounds find your set and there's a cat in it your probably going to loose it and the trap I would try to avoid those areas if you can  :twocents:

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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #34 on: December 18, 2016, 09:47:16 AM »
Yea unfortunately if the hounds find your set and there's a cat in it your probably going to loose it and the trap I would try to avoid those areas if you can  :twocents:
:bash: I'm taking a chance I chained and cabled the traps. Just crossing my fingers. I should put trail cams just in case.
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #35 on: December 18, 2016, 11:58:33 AM »
Yea unfortunately if the hounds find your set and there's a cat in it your probably going to loose it and the trap I would try to avoid those areas if you can  :twocents:
:bash: I'm taking a chance I chained and cabled the traps. Just crossing my fingers. I should put trail cams just in case.
ya and mount them up high as you can looking down will make them harder to spot
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #36 on: December 22, 2016, 06:39:30 PM »
Well the week was slow.  :'( but Today was a good day.   :mgun:  :llam:  :whoo:  :4w: 2 cats out of 5 traps. First trap looks like a cat got away. 2nd and 3rd had a cat inside. 4th and 5th trap. A bear ran off with the 4th one. Found it 50 yards away. The 5th one I drove a land anchor into a root and lock it. ( Well it turns out I caught a pet dog with the 5th one. The ower got the dog out she was ok. I reset all traps with little to no bait left just bones and feathers. Crossing my fingers.
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #37 on: December 22, 2016, 08:06:50 PM »
Nice work ! nothing better than walking up to a trap with a cat in it ! :tup:

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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #38 on: December 22, 2016, 09:00:34 PM »

  NICE CATCH  :tup:

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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #39 on: December 22, 2016, 09:09:18 PM »
Nice work ! nothing better than walking up to a trap with a cat in it ! :tup:

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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #40 on: December 22, 2016, 10:26:41 PM »
Thanks and yes felt good to see the door down and the sound of pissed off cat.
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #41 on: December 23, 2016, 04:41:19 AM »
Great catches Danny ! That one is a good size and both good looking cats  :IBCOOL:

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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #42 on: December 23, 2016, 06:06:29 AM »
Nice!!!!  Lots of spots!!
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #43 on: December 23, 2016, 09:44:43 PM »
Nothing today in the cat sets. Checked the 1 land beaver set and nothing. I will check the swim thru's after 72 hours. Trying to let beaver spots rest. Those smart beaver know when I am there. Lol smart suckers. I was able to get 3 more cat sets out today. Thats 8 on my trap line. I don't like the snow. You can see ever spot I stop at and walk i to. Sticks out big time. At least it was still snowing after I was done. It helps cover my trails. I placed most of my traps so I can check them on the drive. with binos. 
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #44 on: December 24, 2016, 04:27:39 PM »
Well started out good. First check and I had a nice beaver. Checked my cat traps and all empty. Seen 4 otters in a pond down from my swim thrus. So i placed fish, shell fish oil on a log in front of my sets. plus a chunk of otter gland. Pulled the dam set and placed my Bailey there. Took the guiltine trap that was on the dam and placed it down streem from the otters. Did water/land set. Happen to have a can of sardines and otter lure. Crossing my fingers......😊  as I was finishing up. I could hear some one talking. Hmmmmm I walk out and drove down the road. Dang it not again.😠  The guy walking his dogs back home. :bash:  Crap I am a mile from this guys house. Talked to him and I caught his dog again. The one from last season. Plus caught his other dog Wednesday night after I check the traps. So that trap was the guy rolled over not a bear. Lol So I pull the cat trap but left the otter set. Tomorrow I will set 2 swim thru trap there in the creek.
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #45 on: December 26, 2016, 08:22:40 AM »
Nothing yet but I added swim thru's to the creek down from the otter pond. Will see if they head back down.
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #46 on: December 26, 2016, 08:55:16 AM »
These pictures show my sets in a channel I have been trapping. The first 2 pictures are the same set.  I have been using this spot for 2 seasons now. I have caught taken 4 beaver, and 3 muskrat here. I also found a nice log that blocks the channel. I noticed that the beavers are diving under it and I can see a trail in the mud.  :IBCOOL: A sweat trapping spot. So tomorrow I will place a Swim thru there as well. This set is up from the dam in the first picture. I'm hoping to be luck a get a otter her. I know they are around this area. I hope you like the pictures and good luck trapping.
 
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          The orange lines are the beaver route
       
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #47 on: December 26, 2016, 09:36:14 AM »
Looks like a great spot
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Re: Bear Hunter's 2016/17 Season
« Reply #48 on: December 26, 2016, 09:57:25 AM »
Looks like a productive spot.

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« Reply #49 on: December 26, 2016, 10:01:46 AM »
Thanks
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