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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2019, 08:46:03 PM »
First otter. Measured out 46.5Ē nose to tail. Third critter in that trap in three checks.
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2019, 08:48:41 PM »
Sounds like a dang good spot! Nice work :tup:

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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2019, 09:54:29 AM »
 :tup: 
Howíd ur trap fair? The last otter I got did a number to mine!
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2019, 10:24:04 AM »
Solid as a rock. I didnít see any visible damage to the trap. He beat himself up pretty bad trying to get out though.
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2019, 10:35:47 AM »
Awesome job, congrats on a super nice looking otter!
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #20 on: January 22, 2019, 01:19:03 PM »
Solid as a rock. I didnít see any visible damage to the trap. He beat himself up pretty bad trying to get out though.
Awesome! I had one broken and one straightened door hanger and the coni triggers twisted together like a bread tie along with some bent cage wires!
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2019, 06:01:35 PM »
Solid as a rock. I didnít see any visible damage to the trap. He beat himself up pretty bad trying to get out though.

What'd I tell you about those Vandervort swim through traps? They are built tough. :tup:
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #22 on: January 27, 2019, 12:32:08 PM »
Well, got my first rat today. Set up in a little creek. Thatís 4/4 on checks so far. Still have a lot to learn but at least Iím finding some success. Now I have some mink bait too!! Iíve got a few places I have seen them so now I can get on it! That being said, how feasible is it to use colony traps on mink? I donít have a single door mink traps atm. If itís worth while to use colonyís, whatís the best way to bait them? Tie the bait with tie wire and force the mink to get in to pull it out?
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2019, 02:03:28 PM »
A friend of mine has a felony in the state of New Mexico, is it possible for him to obtain a trapping certificate in the state of Washington?
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2019, 03:31:02 PM »
I would think he could get his trapping license, just can't use a firearm for dispatching animals.
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2019, 03:32:47 PM »
Got a few more rats the last week. Moved one of the big swim throughs and caught this 54.4 pounder today!
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2019, 08:24:41 PM »
Got a few more rats the last week. Moved one of the big swim throughs and caught this 54.4 pounder today!

WOW, That's huge! Well done!
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2019, 08:48:01 PM »
Thanks. Was a great day. And to your earlier question, your friend should be fine to trap as long as he doesnít have a firearm on him
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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2019, 10:25:40 PM »
nice work

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Re: new to the trapping world
« Reply #29 on: February 07, 2019, 04:20:52 PM »
got another otter today. same set i got that 54 pound beaver in. its close to 44" tip to tail. ill get a pic up later.
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