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Offline Skyvalhunter

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #15 on: February 15, 2019, 07:15:14 PM »
Was this area away from private property not that it matters much.

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2019, 07:26:53 PM »
Most likely just from posting it on here you will be getting knock at the door and you will be reporting it weather you wanted to or not

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2019, 07:33:07 PM »
Most likely just from posting it on here you will be getting knock at the door and you will be reporting it weather you wanted to or not

I called it in and left a message. Got a number for a warden I will try tomorrow if I donít get a call back.

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2019, 07:33:14 PM »
Do not mess with them. Let Enforcement figure it out. It is unlikely but they could be legal. Tribal members can set these type traps on land. Also APHIS is not required to follow the law on bodygripping traps however they do voluntarily to my knowledge.
As mentioned you can get a special trapping permit but you cannot get one to set conibears on dry land.

Can they use them on other than tribal land?

ceded lands




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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2019, 07:34:07 PM »
Was this area away from private property not that it matters much.

Yeah a few were on my companyís property so thatís a different issue in itself.

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #20 on: February 15, 2019, 08:32:49 PM »
Any body grip on dry land is illegal regardless of tags or no tags
With a permit you can use body grip in water

Nope, wrong.  :pee:
Rubber padded legholds with tags and permit on dry land....Legal

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2019, 06:43:10 AM »
Any body grip on dry land is illegal regardless of tags or no tags
With a permit you can use body grip in water

Nope, wrong.  :pee:
Rubber padded legholds with tags and permit on dry land....Legal
rubber padded leg holds arenít body grips now are they !!! Body grips ( conibear traps ) can ONLY be in water  :bash:

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2019, 07:09:04 AM »
So if this comes up on my exam Iíd say it can be legal to use bodygrips on land with the permit following the book regulation. Would that be wrong?
May my presence go unnoticed, may my shot be true, may the blood trail be short.

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2019, 07:58:36 AM »
I doubt it's really a fur trapper who set these traps, if that were the case you probably wouldn't have found them so easily.
Most likely it's a wannabe who found them in his grandfather's garage and doesn't have a clue what he's doing, probably doesn't even know what he's doing is illegal.

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #24 on: February 16, 2019, 10:03:05 AM »
I doubt it's really a fur trapper who set these traps, if that were the case you probably wouldn't have found them so easily.
Most likely it's a wannabe who found them in his grandfather's garage and doesn't have a clue what he's doing, probably doesn't even know what he's doing is illegal.
:yeah:
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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2019, 12:18:31 PM »
Turns out there is a USDA trapper running this line. Just talked to a warden. He was going to contact the trapper though. I assume because of the no ID tags and maybe the fact they were out for who knows how long?

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #26 on: February 16, 2019, 12:22:11 PM »
USDA "trapper"  :(  Not checking traps daily is not cool, unless they were snapped?

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #27 on: February 16, 2019, 12:34:13 PM »
Turns out there is a USDA trapper running this line. Just talked to a warden. He was going to contact the trapper though. I assume because of the no ID tags and maybe the fact they were out for who knows how long?

good job getting to the bottom of it  :tup:

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #28 on: February 16, 2019, 03:49:33 PM »
Turns out there is a USDA trapper running this line. Just talked to a warden. He was going to contact the trapper though. I assume because of the no ID tags and maybe the fact they were out for who knows how long?
You said they were on your company's land. Did he get called by them to trap or was he not on the correct property?
I don't know much about how they work.Who calls them and why?

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Re: Found a possible illegal line?
« Reply #29 on: February 16, 2019, 05:11:52 PM »
What is the USDA targeting?