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Offline Grizzlybuiltcontracting

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« on: November 09, 2020, 09:48:53 PM »
Anyone use koro traps for mink? Was it effective? How did it go? Any pointers or tips for someone new to mink trapping?

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Re: Mink
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2020, 10:21:33 PM »
If you read back  through the threads from last year quite a few guys have been doing pretty well with the koros with skunk and marten and a few guys were trying for mink not sure if anybody connected but they won't have an issue dispatching a mink those little traps are rowdy  :chuckle:

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Re: Mink
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2020, 11:33:43 AM »
I never set any for mink last year but I believe they’d do the job.


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Re: Mink
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2020, 02:23:14 PM »
Build boxes and brush them in or dig a cut out in the bank of the stream or slough and pretty much a pocket set

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Re: Mink
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2020, 02:27:39 PM »
They work on marten so I know they will work on mink
Muskrat or duck would be your best bait

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Re: Mink
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2020, 03:07:11 PM »
Did you guys see they are calling for almost all the mink in Denmark to be culled for fear of Coronavirus!

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/09/denmark-drops-plans-for-mass-mink-cull-after-covid-mutation-fears
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Re: Mink
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2020, 03:11:22 PM »
Yep hopefully it makes wild mink and others price to go up !!

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Re: Mink
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2020, 08:17:29 PM »
They work on marten so I know they will work on mink
Muskrat or duck would be your best bait
I am not so sure they are going to work on mink. Mink are a lot tougher then marten so I do not think you can draw conclusions from any success marten trapping.
I do not know anyone who has caught a mink in one. The only way we will find out is with a little experimentation. I hope we will hear the results of anyone trying for mink.
My suggestion: I would set the traps where if they prove to be not lethal the mink would drown. Mink sets typically go near water anyway so turning it into a drowning set if the mink remains alive should be easy enough.
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Re: Mink
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2020, 08:51:21 PM »
Little miniature drowner rod would be very easy to make. Trap itself may be heavy enough if staked off in deeper water to act as drowner

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Re: Mink
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2020, 09:47:10 PM »
I'll be setting a few land sets tomorrow. Hopefully I'll have an answer in a few days.
Don't even respond to the little provocateurs. Just smack them when they go to far.

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Re: Mink
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2020, 10:15:36 PM »
Marten are bigger and tougher then mink
It’ll take care of a wild mink no problem

 


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