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#2613770 - Sun Mar 11 2012 05:56 PM 2nd beaver
trappin4reds2010 Offline
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Registered: Thu Nov 25 2010
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Loc: Shavertown, PA
set again this weekend. caught this guy on the 2nd night. 24 pounds.. I'm gettin hooked on beaver trapping. Especially with this great weather.. took it at a castor mound set. caught him leaving the mound same as the last one.. I'm setting small islands where they feed so maybe they don't smell the lure (backbreaker) until they're already up on the island? I used ALOT more fencing this time so he walked a fair amount of shoreline before getting to the mound... What percentage of beaver do you guys normally take in coni's as they're leaving the set?
Just curious..

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#2613785 - Sun Mar 11 2012 06:06 PM Re: 2nd beaver [Re: trappin4reds2010]
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Registered: Mon Feb 04 2008
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Loc: Scranton PA
very good
congrat but where the hat?

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#2613802 - Sun Mar 11 2012 06:17 PM Re: 2nd beaver [Re: trappin4reds2010]
trappin4reds2010 Offline
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gettin too warm for the hat!! I need to tan up some october fox. maybe it won't be so warm....
Also caught this guy by both hind legs in a #4 double longspring. It didn't even have the strength to tip the trap over and drown itself so I was able to let it go. I've been seeing more rats now that I'm looking for beaver than I thought were around. Def gonna do some water trappin next year.. And from a 100 yards away, I was CERTAIN that the brown ball of fur next to the bank was the head of a monster beaver who managed to drag 40 pounds of weight up out of the mud. lol.
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#2613833 - Sun Mar 11 2012 06:56 PM Re: 2nd beaver [Re: trappin4reds2010]
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Registered: Tue Jan 12 2010
Posts: 2715
Loc: north east
good job. i have gotten a few over the years heading back into water.i don't use conibears much any more and it would be nearly impossible to tell with footholds and snares.either way its a dead beaver and that is the ultimate goal.

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#2613960 - Sun Mar 11 2012 09:40 PM Re: 2nd beaver [Re: trappin4reds2010]
Trapperspaz Offline
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Registered: Thu Dec 31 2009
Posts: 965
Loc: 45, Jefferson, york county
sweet, thumbs thumbs

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#2613996 - Sun Mar 11 2012 10:06 PM Re: 2nd beaver [Re: trappin4reds2010]
Bowtech Mike Offline
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Registered: Wed Nov 04 2009
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Loc: 3B/5C Bradford/Bucks
Congrats !!
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#2614558 - Mon Mar 12 2012 02:33 PM Re: 2nd beaver [Re: trappin4reds2010]
trappin4reds2010 Offline
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Loc: Shavertown, PA
Got another one. 27 pounds. This makes 3 with traps set a total of 7 nights. 1st one I got in a foothold.. Hope they keep gettin bigger!

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#2614677 - Mon Mar 12 2012 05:22 PM Re: 2nd beaver [Re: trappin4reds2010]
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Loc: Scranton PA
very nice
your becoming a beaver trapper

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#2614946 - Mon Mar 12 2012 09:24 PM Re: 2nd beaver [Re: trappin4reds2010]
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thumbs

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#2615006 - Mon Mar 12 2012 10:11 PM Re: 2nd beaver [Re: trappin4reds2010]
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Registered: Sat Feb 11 2012
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Loc: Somerset County, PA
Great job on the beaver!
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