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Offline gasman

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Otter fur.
« on: November 18, 2018, 03:47:19 PM »
Are otters worth trapping for their fur?

 :dunno:
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Re: Otter fur.
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2018, 05:17:52 PM »
Absolutely they are second highest paying fur here in washington

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Re: Otter fur.
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2018, 05:30:18 PM »
Absolutely they are second highest paying fur here in washington

Well if that's the case, if there is anyone who traps Pierce county area, I have a friend who's family that runs Bill's Boat House on American lake and they would like to get rid of the otters, they area a problem.
He will give permission to set traps on the boat house property to the right person.
They don't want anything, but them gone, and hiring a nuisances trapper is not in the budget again.

He was telling me about the issue they are having, and I asked him if he would like me post up for any interested party, and he said yes.
So if anyone is interested,  send me a PM and I will get you in touch with him.  :tup:
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Re: Otter fur.
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2018, 09:00:05 AM »
Aren't these a water animal? During late buck we saw a set of 3 of them wandering down a logging road with no major water near by.  :dunno:

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Re: Otter fur.
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2018, 09:01:41 AM »
Aren't these a water animal? During late buck we saw a set of 3 of them wandering down a logging road with no major water near by.  :dunno:

Are you sure they weren't fishers?
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Re: Otter fur.
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2018, 11:47:19 AM »
Aren't these a water animal? During late buck we saw a set of 3 of them wandering down a logging road with no major water near by.  :dunno:

Are you sure they weren't fishers?

Yep, there have been otters  on the Lake for decades.
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Re: Otter fur.
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2018, 11:58:33 AM »
Aren't these a water animal? During late buck we saw a set of 3 of them wandering down a logging road with no major water near by.  :dunno:

Normally yes but I have seen them a long way from water at times. Back when my Dad and I had hounds we chased them several times. I have seen on a number of occasions where they would go over the ridge from one drainage to a next, sometimes a very high ridge.
There used to be a crazy good crossover I trapped where the otter crossed between the Wishkah and the Wynoochee.
I've also seen them sledding through puddles in ditches a long way from major water so when you say you saw some a long way from major water it does not surprise me.
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Re: Otter fur.
« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2018, 07:31:58 PM »
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Re: Otter fur.
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