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Offline jasnt

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Re: Tips and tricks thread
« Reply #45 on: October 28, 2018, 10:23:20 AM »
A lot of new trappers so Iím bumping this thread

Set traps away from public view away from trails and out of view of roads. When possible set traps so you can check with binoculars from a slight distance so your not making trails to your sets
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Re: Tips and tricks thread
« Reply #46 on: October 30, 2018, 07:53:37 PM »
Just a comment on marking trap locations with ribbons, tape etc.  I generally will locate my trap markers to one side of my trap or the other maybe 20-25 feet.  No sense leading a thief right to the trap. Make them work for it or think the mark was for something else.

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Re: Tips and tricks thread
« Reply #47 on: November 01, 2018, 08:34:53 PM »
Never neglect to check the condition of your traps! Just because they were minty at the end of last season when you put them away doesn't mean your set to go. I found a beaver cage missing a trigger wire and a trap tag tonight :chuckle: quick wire bend up so you don't miss that beaver or otter and replace the tag saves a ticket from the warden


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