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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #30 on: January 14, 2018, 12:57:52 AM »
Good day trapping  :drool: Nice catch
Boar looking for Sow to hunt with. LOL

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #31 on: January 14, 2018, 10:30:06 AM »
Nice job!  :tup:

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2018, 10:33:30 AM »
Nice !! That is  a great looking cat !!

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #33 on: January 15, 2018, 06:23:48 PM »
2 more civits today.
I had a cougar take off with one of my cages today. This falls into the category of do as I say not as I do. I  always tell everyone to tie their trap to something and I usually do but not this one. First thing you think is, stolen. I  started back to the truck and then turned around and made a circle. Found it about 30 feet away.
Typing this one handed. I  think I  broke my thumb today. In ice water now but might put a crimp in my trapping. Man it is hurting. I could have killed the oriental who runs  the convenience store. I stopped and asked if he would put some ice in a cup and sell it to me. Nope!
Last set I checked in the dark and there was a civit at the cat set. I left a small trap so maybe something tomorrow.
Bruce Vandervort

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #34 on: January 17, 2018, 10:50:32 PM »
Hey everybody, this guy is a booner. Maybe the biggest I ever caught before.
 A full 2 1/4 pounds.
Oh caught a bobcat too.
Bruce Vandervort

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #35 on: January 17, 2018, 11:04:37 PM »
Great catch!!! What happened with your thumb?

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #36 on: January 17, 2018, 11:55:06 PM »
Nice!  :tup:
Fatty skunk

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2018, 12:02:28 AM »
Great catch!!! What happened with your thumb?

vicodine! ;)
 Long story but involves getting caught in one of my traps. Not exactly, a trap I am testing but not something I made. It has a lot of promise. Could be big news for the future but I can't go into it any further right now
Bruce Vandervort

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #38 on: January 18, 2018, 10:24:48 AM »
Hope your thumb is better...was it broken or just bruised?  Or can you tell yet?
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #39 on: January 18, 2018, 12:01:53 PM »


Hey Stinky ........ :chuckle:...........  what with you getting hurt all of the time?
I'm thinking you need a "Nurse" to tag along with you daily   :chuckle:
Keep your hands out of those traps  :o

Nice civet cat.  oh and the other one looks good too.
JC   :salute:



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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #40 on: January 18, 2018, 07:00:52 PM »
Hope your thumb is better...was it broken or just bruised?  Or can you tell yet?

Just the tip so the last bone. Never went to the DR but it had a suspicious bend in it I don't remember before :chuckle: I gave it a little pull and it straightened out. Some choice words were said. Still awful sore but not hurting unless I bump it.
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #41 on: January 19, 2018, 08:39:40 AM »
 :tup:
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #42 on: January 23, 2018, 09:14:46 PM »
No pictures today. Was it raining or what?
Anyway I broke 40 civets today. #40 and #41 for the year.
Bruce Vandervort

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #43 on: January 24, 2018, 07:10:08 AM »
Sweet season
Boar looking for Sow to hunt with. LOL

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #44 on: January 24, 2018, 07:15:43 AM »
Stacking them up Bruce! :tup:

 

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