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Offline Norman89

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2018, 10:53:04 PM »
Taste like lean beef. Dark red meat I grill the back straps and bone out the quarters into grinding meat and cut with bacon makes awesome burgers! Going to try smoked jerky and roast this year as well. Ribs are good on the grill as well and of course organ meat is good and healthy very small heart for such a big animal though

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #16 on: December 02, 2018, 06:08:44 PM »
I have made pepperoni ( beaveroni) sticks out of beaver meat and it was very good.  I prefer the Terriaki flavoring rather that Jalapeno. Make sure it is a fresh beaver and no liver spots.

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #17 on: December 05, 2018, 09:52:16 AM »
Checked my trap the other day and received a surprised the second biggest beaver Iv ever caught, 55 Pounder!

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #18 on: December 05, 2018, 10:49:06 AM »
Nice,,,,,

First Beaver I trapped in WA went 55#,,,,,,,,,,, Have not harvested one any larger since............

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2019, 07:15:51 PM »
beaver tastes excellent

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #20 on: January 08, 2019, 10:40:12 PM »
Taste like lean beef. Dark red meat I grill the back straps and bone out the quarters into grinding meat and cut with bacon makes awesome burgers! Going to try smoked jerky and roast this year as well. Ribs are good on the grill as well and of course organ meat is good and healthy very small heart for such a big animal though

How do you BBQ beaver ribs when the meat around and between the ribs is literally paper thin?

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #21 on: January 09, 2019, 06:18:43 AM »
Indirect heat about 250degrees real slow I'm going to try them on the smoker next

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #22 on: January 09, 2019, 06:44:06 PM »
I gotta see this pic.

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #23 on: January 09, 2019, 07:10:29 PM »
never put this on on a scale....
beer---it's whats for dinner

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #24 on: January 09, 2019, 11:43:40 PM »
That's a jumbo. 5 times the size of that crime scene kit below her :chuckle:

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #25 on: March 18, 2019, 07:26:49 PM »
Didn't see these pinned posts til now about WSTA records  :bash:.....just finished fleshing this one out, weighed in at 63lbs....not sure if a bigger one will fit in my beaver traps!

"For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?"~Mark 8:36 (KJV)

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #26 on: March 11, 2020, 07:08:30 AM »
Whats the best Lure to use to get a beaver into a live trap? 


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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #27 on: March 11, 2020, 08:10:44 AM »
Castor mound set ( I use back breaker lure )

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Re: Record book Beaver?
« Reply #28 on: April 05, 2020, 07:08:34 AM »
Many yrs ago my dad would let me pick spots I thought would be good to set a trap and set one.  On a particular mountain steam/pond I found a huge alder that a beaver was working on and set a trap.  2 days later I had a very large front foot in a trap that the beaver had twisted off before he drowned.  I was a 10 yr old devastated young man to say the least.  A week later, dad caught that legless beaver in a 330 set in the stream.  Weighed in at 73 lbs.  Prime beaver was going for top dollar, and I insisted on skinning the beaver myself with a reluctant dad looking on.  Yep, put a big gash in its back and it was not worth nearly as much as it would have been.

 


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