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Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« on: November 05, 2017, 07:28:20 PM »
Well Laid Off Until February.  :'(  :dunno: :drool: >:( Might go out tomorrow and put a few swim thru's out.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2017, 01:02:09 AM »
Today I was able to get 3 traps out. Will see though the canals were really low. I opened up the pipe that fed the canal. The Beavers completely blocked it off. Hope that fills it up soon. Water levels are very low about a foot below the dam. I placed one trap in the dam opened it up a little bit. Also placed to swim through two different locations and channels hoping to get one in the next couple days we'll see.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2017, 10:11:09 PM »
What happened to going Bob Ross style and coloring on the pics?

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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2017, 11:35:46 PM »
What happened to going Bob Ross style and coloring on the pics?
I wanted to spice it up a little bit. Lol
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2017, 09:57:50 PM »
1 muskrat today Not what I wanted.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2017, 08:43:25 PM »
First official Beaver of the season. Caught him in a Comstock swim through trap. He's not a monster but he will do.  :tup:
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2017, 09:49:58 PM »
Good job! 

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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2017, 11:15:06 PM »
Good job!
better get those traps over here I'm not going to have time to fix the dang things
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2017, 06:28:53 AM »
Attaboy! Starting the season right bear hunter!

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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2017, 07:34:58 AM »
Nicely done  :tup:

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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2017, 06:50:40 PM »
That low water problem you mentioned earlier ought to be solved after the last few days
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2017, 11:14:58 PM »
That low water problem you mentioned earlier ought to be solved after the last few days
lol I was just thinking the same thing. The canal should Philip nicely now.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2017, 03:43:48 PM »
Started a new spot. Will see how it goes.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2017, 04:47:42 PM »
What happened to going Bob Ross style and coloring on the pics?

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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #14 on: November 17, 2017, 05:07:28 PM »
What happened to going Bob Ross style and coloring on the pics?
I felt like expressing myself today. Lol
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2017, 05:23:24 PM »
Hard to see but in your damn break set your traps above the damn are under the water? Or is the end of the trap in the opening of the damn break?

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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2017, 09:02:45 PM »
Hard to see but in your damn break set your traps above the damn are under the water? Or is the end of the trap in the opening of the damn break?
it's in the opening of the dam break. It is a one-way door cat trap that Bruce made so I placed the opening of the door towards the pond it's 50-50 so the beaver can just swim right into it and I have a Castor inside.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2017, 10:25:15 PM »
There's our Bob Ross !!!!

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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #18 on: November 18, 2017, 10:31:19 PM »
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #19 on: November 19, 2017, 07:11:02 PM »
Pulled a few traps today. Just nothing moving in my normal spots. I will just hit them later in the season. bagged a fat beaver and a muskrat today on the farmer's property.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
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 :tup:

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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #21 on: November 20, 2017, 01:53:31 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #22 on: November 22, 2017, 10:21:09 AM »
Bear Hunter, Thanks for the "sketches", they really help to get the big picture.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #23 on: November 22, 2017, 10:30:34 AM »
Bear Hunter, Thanks for the "sketches", they really help to get the big picture.
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:chuckle:  :tup:
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #24 on: November 22, 2017, 10:58:25 PM »
Well today with the flood coming the beavers came out strong to repair the dams. 4 swim thru's and 4 beavers not bad day of trapping.  If you look closely. You can see my drive sticks and Guillotine door trap in the pics.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #25 on: November 23, 2017, 04:26:58 AM »
Nothing better than an animal in each trap.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #26 on: November 24, 2017, 08:20:18 AM »
Nice!!!
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #27 on: November 28, 2017, 11:01:26 AM »
Yesterday was a good day to. I got a call from the farmer and there was a beaver in one of the traps. He couldn't get to the rest of them because of the flooding. So I showed up yesterday and the first trap was empty and doors shut. Dang it I missed him. The beaver cut down trees just passed the trap. Hmmmmm well I reset the trap and crossed my fingers. Then I checked the next 4 trap had beavers in them. I didn't have enough swim through traps. So I used Bruce's cat trap and placed it in the water down the run and end up with a beaver in it. Not too shabby so far 10 beaver from that pond the farmer is very happy and I have a new trapping spot.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #28 on: December 01, 2017, 06:05:30 PM »
Today I hung 9 beaver carcasses am I trapping area and placed one trail camera. I'll see you in a couple weeks if it produces some animals and then I'll get some traps out. Today I caught one Beaver about 25 lb roughly and a muskrat.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #29 on: December 04, 2017, 09:57:05 PM »
Today was slow only 1 muskrat. The beavers are getting smarter. I moved most of the traps to new runs because of the high waters. Hoping this will work I'll check them in 3 days. Then I'll check my trailcam at the bait site out in the woods. Getting antsy to see if they're being hit.
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Re: Bear Hunter 2017/2018 Trapping Season
« Reply #30 on: December 05, 2017, 09:03:15 AM »
Good luck!!
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