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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #30 on: January 13, 2022, 10:59:43 PM »
I have actually tried otter for skunk bait when I was in a pinch for bait. Not trying that again!
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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #31 on: January 14, 2022, 07:49:44 AM »
Nice job 👍 have you tried otter for bait? Iím thinking more for bobcat than martens. Anyways thanks for posting!
thanks ! Crows wonít even eat otter !
 

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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2022, 08:34:57 AM »
Thanks for the good memories!  My grandfather set up a 'rat trap' trap line for me to 'run'.  We actually caught 2 ermine and he showed me how to skin them and then stretched them inside out over a paint stir stick.  I took them home and they stunk up the back porch for years before my mom finally got rid of them.  I was  5yo :) 

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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #33 on: January 14, 2022, 01:23:52 PM »
Summertime hike and look for the other boxes??

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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2022, 07:39:54 PM »
Caught 3 marten today but a fox ended following the whole line and ate one the trap just some hair left and ended breaking the chain with a marten in it and spent 2 hours trying to find it but no luck sooo just one to put up tonight

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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #35 on: January 16, 2022, 03:03:09 PM »
Dang thatís too bad on the lost marten! Are you going to get a cage out for the fox?

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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #36 on: January 16, 2022, 04:56:06 PM »
Put some bait out today to get him onto that then when heís hitting it constantly Iíll put a cage there

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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #37 on: January 16, 2022, 05:41:38 PM »
Good luck on the fox, photos soon :)
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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #38 on: January 19, 2022, 08:47:41 PM »
Just one more on todays check going to pull 2 of the lines and start 2 more this weekend


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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #39 on: January 29, 2022, 05:24:54 PM »
Today was a 3 marten day after a whole week of nothing

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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #40 on: January 29, 2022, 05:27:47 PM »
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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #41 on: January 29, 2022, 05:38:42 PM »
Awesome. How late will you keep those lines running?
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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #42 on: January 29, 2022, 05:43:18 PM »
Marten trapping is a blast. Keep up the good work  :tup:
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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #43 on: January 29, 2022, 08:00:07 PM »
Awesome. How late will you keep those lines running?
no later then mid March if the weather is ďgoodĒ if itís a early spring then Iíll be done end of February

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Re: Mountain marten line
« Reply #44 on: January 29, 2022, 10:45:09 PM »
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Letís see some pics of that fur shed


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