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Offline flyfishWA

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weasel
« on: January 01, 2019, 05:40:30 PM »
my first weasel of the year! also my first furbearer of the year. great way to start the new year.
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Re: weasel
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2019, 05:51:45 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: weasel
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2019, 06:02:51 PM »
That's cool. Didn't know that's how you trap weasels.

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Re: weasel
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2019, 08:22:56 PM »
Nice. Congrats

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Re: weasel
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2019, 08:25:32 PM »
 Right on!  :tup:
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Re: weasel
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2019, 08:40:12 PM »
these little animals are awsome, I've caught 5 or 6 over the last couple years.
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Re: weasel
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2019, 05:29:21 AM »
So do wetside weasels ever turn white?

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Re: weasel
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2019, 05:38:05 AM »
What kind of a setup is that?

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Re: weasel
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2019, 07:10:10 AM »
Must be a wood guy.  Nice heavy alder box.  Couple dovetail joints away from holding jewelry on some lucky gals dresser.
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Re: weasel
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2019, 08:13:05 AM »
So do wetside weasels ever turn white?
I've never seen any turn white in my area.
What kind of a setup is that?
a box with a hole drilled in the front. you put the rat trap inside with some beaver meat and the weasel gets killed going in the whole. weather proof set
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Re: weasel
« Reply #10 on: January 02, 2019, 10:36:00 AM »
Isnít there a dispute right now between the wsta and dfw about the legality of fur trapping with rat traps?
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Re: weasel
« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2019, 04:01:22 PM »
Isnít there a dispute right now between the wsta and dfw about the legality of fur trapping with rat traps?

Yes, but as it stands right now, the law states that common rat traps are in fact legal...
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Re: weasel
« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2019, 04:50:29 PM »
Isnít there a dispute right now between the wsta and dfw about the legality of fur trapping with rat traps?
I'm pretty sure the dispute you are talking about is whether we can use the Koro rat traps which are different https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWMbnwc_f8A

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Re: weasel
« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2019, 05:03:40 PM »
I spoke with the conflict control specialist from north eastern Washington today on this to be clear. His position is they are not legal and they are waiting for the new director to make a determination. I question then if they are not allowed in the reg's then print an addendum. His response is they are allowed for pest's. Told him I didn't see that in the definitions on the reg's.  He deferred me to the WDFW furbearer specialist in Olympia.
I was also inquiring about this trap which is similar to the wood box trap but a commercial tube the specs are very close only 4.5 inches.

https://www.animaltrapsandsupplies.com/products/tube-trap.html        This could be ordered with restrictor ends to only have a 2 inch opening as well.

It states it was designed as a mink/weasel trap suited for the purpose.  :dunno:

The end caps open both ends or just one.   https://www.wildlifecontrolsupplies.com/animal/TTC.html
« Last Edit: January 02, 2019, 05:25:02 PM by Ridgeratt »

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Re: weasel
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2019, 06:12:37 PM »
Isnít there a dispute right now between the wsta and dfw about the legality of fur trapping with rat traps?
I'm pretty sure the dispute you are talking about is whether we can use the Koro rat traps which are different https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWMbnwc_f8A
wow those are slick
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