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flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« on: January 13, 2020, 05:35:38 PM »
I caught one possum, a bobcat that was to small to keep so I let it go and finally with the first good snow I caught my first weasel of the year.
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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2020, 09:07:02 PM »
Nice
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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2020, 09:08:43 PM »
Thanks for that photo of the weasel.  It answers a question some of us have been batting around.  Yes, some weasels DO remain brown all winter.  Where was that weasel caught?
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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2020, 10:47:00 PM »
Nice job and good work. I am still trying to catch my first weasel.... (seem to have rotten luck on that). 

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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2020, 11:17:20 PM »
Good season so far. Congrats on the cat and the weasel

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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2020, 05:34:42 PM »
Thanks for that photo of the weasel.  It answers a question some of us have been batting around.  Yes, some weasels DO remeain brown all winter.  Where was that weasel caught?
weasel was caught in clark county. we got a dumping of snow last night, nothing caught today and no tracks except deer and elk tracks. should get more action soon though if we don't get any more snow.
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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2020, 06:09:48 PM »
when you chase those two big bobcats off of the base... look at the last two pictures. :'(
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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2020, 06:16:05 PM »
Those are some sweet pictures!

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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2020, 08:21:45 PM »
1-16-20 was a busy day.
At 3:29 pm, the cat on  the ground hears the young man coming.
At 3:35 pm, the one that had been on on the ground had left and the one on the tree also hears a person coming. At 3:36 pm, the person came and probably didn't know he was that close to the cats.

WOW!  that's  nice to see this.  Thanks for sharing.



















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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2020, 10:46:31 PM »
Those are GREAT pictures!  Do you think the cats were a mated pair?

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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2020, 07:29:50 AM »
What model stealth cam are you using?

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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2020, 10:36:22 PM »

Great Photo's, Thanks for sharing.
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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #13 on: January 20, 2020, 03:32:10 PM »
I caught the same bobcat again I think and I let it go as it hadn't grown noticably bigger. about 1 mile away from where I caught it before. I think I will keep the next one that I catch no matter what size it is as I just want to keep one now. I can't even find bobcat tracks in the snow so I feel like this is a down year for cats in my area.
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Re: flyfish's 2019-2020 trapping season
« Reply #14 on: January 20, 2020, 05:56:18 PM »
 :tup: was that cat caught where you had the bait hanging?

 


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