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Let the skunk harvest begin
« on: December 18, 2017, 06:17:13 PM »
A week ago I put out a bunch of baits, no traps. I checked one yesterday and set a trap but the rest didn't get looked at until today. Put out a number of traps so we will see what the future holds but today my first score besides some beaver I caught for the trapping class. Fat little gal. I been fattening her up for a week. :chuckle:
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2017, 07:09:09 PM »
This thread stinks!  :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:
Everyone lives off the land. Some of us simply have more fun at it.
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2017, 07:11:40 PM »
Au contraire, She never sprayed a bit. :chuckle:
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2017, 08:32:10 PM »
NICE!

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2017, 08:54:34 PM »
Nice congrats
Boar looking for Sow to hunt with. LOL

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2017, 10:11:08 AM »
Awesome
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2017, 11:29:30 AM »
I want one tanned lol
If you shoot the first one you will never get that true trophy.

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2017, 08:34:03 PM »
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2017, 09:02:05 PM »
Stacking then up already Bruce! :tup:

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2017, 08:43:05 AM »
 :tup:

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2017, 08:28:27 PM »
Things not going so good. Brought home a couple today but I am having problems with the traps. Seems like they are springing too hard. Had a number of baits stolen. Even the old traps I have used successfully for a few years.
I dipped them last summer in Dakota Line dip. That is the only difference I can think of. Last two days I haven't had much time but tomorrow I will have to clean that stuff off the triggers as I go. Hope that helps.
If that ain't enough I had a trap stolen today. I have an idea who took it. May be a confrontation tomorrow.
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2017, 09:30:21 PM »
 Traps are similar to Trail cams , when someone finds one they think its ok to take it home with them. I bet most traps that get stolen never get used because the thief doesn't know how to use it. 
 Good luck catching the dirt bag and better luck on the trapline.

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2017, 09:34:58 PM »
I like those spotted ones, all I get to deal with are stripeys.
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2017, 09:58:26 PM »
 Trap thief's suck. Nice looking skunks there. Hope to get some traps out this weekend.
Boar looking for Sow to hunt with. LOL

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2017, 07:15:18 PM »
Three more today.
I confronted the guys who I am 90% sure took my trap but of course they wouldn't admit it. I have their license number and told them if the trap reappears I would forget about it.
Maybe they will get worried and put it back but probably never see it again. 6 of them and only one could speak a little English. I should have told them I was calling Trump. :chuckle:
Sure makes a guy mad but probably not much can be done.
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