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Spotted skunk prices
« on: February 08, 2020, 10:35:49 AM »
Never thought I would do this but I am going to get a Fur Dealers License and start buying Spotted Skunks.
Reason: I can't keep up with sales. There is a good market for them out there and you might as well benefit from it.
I want them in the round in other words unskinned and they have to be  undamaged. If you shoot them it ruins the value.
Bag them and freeze and I will pay $25 for every one I can get.
Bring them to the Winter Rendezvous.
Bruce Vandervort

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2020, 11:58:11 AM »
Good for you Humptulips. Dont need a license for Civits, as they are not furbearers.
Think about diversifying into Striped Skunk too. Then you would be the undisputed Skunk King!

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2020, 12:03:48 PM »
Never thought I would do this but I am going to get a Fur Dealers License and start buying Spotted Skunks.
Reason: I can't keep up with sales. There is a good market for them out there and you might as well benefit from it.
I want them in the round in other words unskinned and they have to be  undamaged. If you shoot them it ruins the value.
Bag them and freeze and I will pay $25 for every one I can get.
Bring them to the Winter Rendezvous.

How does one go about getting a live skunk into a bag?  Sounds like a hazardous endeavour.

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2020, 12:11:44 PM »
Never thought I would do this but I am going to get a Fur Dealers License and start buying Spotted Skunks.
Reason: I can't keep up with sales. There is a good market for them out there and you might as well benefit from it.
I want them in the round in other words unskinned and they have to be  undamaged. If you shoot them it ruins the value.
Bag them and freeze and I will pay $25 for every one I can get.
Bring them to the Winter Rendezvous.

How does one go about getting a live skunk into a bag?  Sounds like a hazardous endeavour.

Me and skunks don't have good history. :yike:

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2020, 04:36:17 PM »
Good for you Humptulips. Dont need a license for Civits, as they are not furbearers.
Think about diversifying into Striped Skunk too. Then you would be the undisputed Skunk King!
I read the law and there is no mention of the word furbearers. You have to have the license to deal in raw furs for profit so I think I need the license.

Never thought I would do this but I am going to get a Fur Dealers License and start buying Spotted Skunks.
Reason: I can't keep up with sales. There is a good market for them out there and you might as well benefit from it.
I want them in the round in other words unskinned and they have to be  undamaged. If you shoot them it ruins the value.
Bag them and freeze and I will pay $25 for every one I can get.
Bring them to the Winter Rendezvous.

How does one go about getting a live skunk into a bag?  Sounds like a hazardous endeavour.

Yes it is probably a good idea to kill the skunk before you bag it. I thought that was  apparent but  :dunno:
Bruce Vandervort

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2020, 06:37:35 PM »
So are you just buying skunks ? When is the winter rendezvous?
Thanks Jake

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2020, 09:51:50 PM »
So are you just buying skunks ? When is the winter rendezvous?
Thanks Jake
Yep, just spotted skunks.
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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2020, 05:29:05 PM »
I stand corrected....I think.
Good Luck with endeavor. I hope you bask in the sweet smell of success.

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2020, 05:45:45 PM »
Good for you Humptulips. Dont need a license for Civits, as they are not furbearers.
Think about diversifying into Striped Skunk too. Then you would be the undisputed Skunk King!
I read the law and there is no mention of the word furbearers. You have to have the license to deal in raw furs for profit so I think I need the license.

Never thought I would do this but I am going to get a Fur Dealers License and start buying Spotted Skunks.
Reason: I can't keep up with sales. There is a good market for them out there and you might as well benefit from it.
I want them in the round in other words unskinned and they have to be  undamaged. If you shoot them it ruins the value.
Bag them and freeze and I will pay $25 for every one I can get.
Bring them to the Winter Rendezvous.

How does one go about getting a live skunk into a bag?  Sounds like a hazardous endeavour.

Yes it is probably a good idea to kill the skunk before you bag it. I thought that was  apparent but  :dunno:


So if youre not supposed to shoot them, how do you get them in the bag?  How do you kill them without getting sprayed?  Sorry if its an ignorant question, im not a trapper.  Yet.  Just curious how one goes about getting a skunk into a bag without shooting it first.

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2020, 05:55:14 PM »
The koro trap works perfectly! Or gas them or even dunk them

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2020, 11:48:49 PM »
 :yeah:
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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2020, 05:02:02 AM »
Do you take spotted skunks?

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2020, 08:05:42 AM »
Great offer Bruce!  Do you think you will be making the same offer next year as well?  (Subject to price change of course).
I am skunked out this year, but next year I can get you 50+, especially if I don't have to skin them.

Thanks

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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2020, 08:54:11 PM »
Do you take spotted skunks?
Yes

Great offer Bruce!  Do you think you will be making the same offer next year as well?  (Subject to price change of course).
I am skunked out this year, but next year I can get you 50+, especially if I don't have to skin them.

Thanks

The way it looks now I will be needing to buy them next year. I can't see the price going down.
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Re: Spotted skunk prices
« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2020, 03:19:32 PM »
So how do you trap them?  And what type of area do they live?

 


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