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Offline JakeLand

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End of 2017-18 season pic
« on: April 06, 2018, 08:22:04 PM »

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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2018, 08:25:48 PM »
Some nice pelts!
Cut em!
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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2018, 08:35:12 PM »
Nice photo and nice work

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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2018, 03:52:08 AM »
 :tup:
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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2018, 11:11:35 AM »
Congrats man looks great.
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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2018, 11:40:18 AM »
Great photo!!  :tup:

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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2018, 07:56:37 AM »
Awesome, great job!!
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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2018, 02:16:39 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2018, 02:17:27 PM »
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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2018, 03:35:52 PM »
Awesome
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2018, 09:45:33 PM »
Hope I'm not being too forward or asking for too much info.... but how much money do all those furs bring in? I know some guys do it for the challenge but just wondering what a haul like that would bring in money wise? Is it more of a project to keep you busy during the off season and whatever money you make off the furs just pays for the equipment and fuel spent to get them? If you don't want to answer on here and would rather PM me that would be fine. I'm just curious. I don't have the time or patience to do trapping but find it very interesting and you have some VERY nice looking furs! I especially like the bobcats!

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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2018, 10:49:55 PM »
You'll have to do the math but those beavers will probably average no more then $15. Hope I am wrong. I sold my cats for $50 each and otters for $40 each. Mink, probably less then $10 average and the rats maybe $3 average although I have had some reports of some going for nearer $4. I kind of think it was an anomaly though.
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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2018, 05:42:03 AM »
Nice, hey I see your hunting grounds in the background!!! congrats on a fine year Jake and Ethan

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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #13 on: April 11, 2018, 02:34:52 PM »
You'll have to do the math but those beavers will probably average no more then $15. Hope I am wrong. I sold my cats for $50 each and otters for $40 each. Mink, probably less then $10 average and the rats maybe $3 average although I have had some reports of some going for nearer $4. I kind of think it was an anomaly though.
So basically trapping is more of a way to get out into the woods more and pay for the gas and gear to do so. Maybe I will look into it a bit more. I'm always looking for an excuse to get out into the mountains and learn more!

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Re: End of 2017-18 season pic
« Reply #14 on: April 11, 2018, 07:32:58 PM »
For everyone it's different  :dunno: for me it's not about the money but it is nice to get a little back at the end of the season but it doesn't even touch what i spend so it's kinda like hunting . I started when I was a young kid and it's just part of who I am. I truly enjoy high mountain trapping cats and marten the most and a close 2nd is mink and muskrat trapping . When I'm heading out checking traps it's like Christmas morning every time and I get that same excitement with every trap and it's never changed abit otherwise I wouldn't do it .it's a lot of work, time and money involved but the end of the season comes quickly and next thing you know it's April and you got another 8-9 months to go before you get to do it again.
When I was a kid a good westside cat would get $75-$125 and a gallon of gas was under $1.00 so go figure that one out . I get some furs tanned and sell them or give them to friends or get stuff made out of them!!
Well I guess I could sit in the bar every night or run a trap line Hmmmm it's a no brainer to me

 

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