Click here HuntingPA.com
Outdoor Community

Trapping Forum

Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#2639875 - Fri Apr 06 2012 10:49 AM Running Pole Set - Legality Question
IRONCITYDEMO Online   content
On the board

Registered: Tue Nov 24 2009
Posts: 303
Loc: Westmoreland County, PA
I understand the reason for not allowing coni's outside of water courses....peoples dogs, non-target animals....however, i dont understand fully why we cant use running pole sets for fisher. I dont know of many hunting dogs that climb trees. Of course we would have to abide by the exposed bait (from the sky) law and such but I just dont get why we cant use these sets in PA. Can someone give an explanation. Just curious. Thanks

Top
#2639948 - Fri Apr 06 2012 12:26 PM Re: Running Pole Set - Legality Question [Re: IRONCITYDEMO]
mauser06 Offline
The man

Registered: Tue Nov 05 2002
Posts: 9979
Loc: PA
Not sure....i bet it'd even work for coon? Biggest problem i see wohld be guys running a bunch and nailing a couple the same night....

Top
#2640110 - Fri Apr 06 2012 04:02 PM Re: Running Pole Set - Legality Question [Re: IRONCITYDEMO]
beaver boy Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Sun Aug 27 2006
Posts: 2023
Loc: Pa. Beaver Co. New Galilee
How about a cage or box wired to a tree 4 or 5 feet above the ground with the opening pointing down. I believe this is something the PTA is working on now. If there are any trappers out there that are not members of thr Pa Trappers Association you should be. These people do a lot of work for the rest of us.


Edited by beaver boy (Fri Apr 06 2012 04:03 PM)
_________________________
1A-2F

Top
#2640319 - Fri Apr 06 2012 08:41 PM Re: Running Pole Set - Legality Question [Re: IRONCITYDEMO]
cbowers Offline
On the board

Registered: Mon Dec 26 2011
Posts: 273
Loc: pa elk county
how often u catch anything in a coni and it was alive when u got there....... with few areas that allow fisher trapping u still can only keep one of them. just my opinion.. they kill what u catch

Top
#2640374 - Fri Apr 06 2012 09:32 PM Re: Running Pole Set - Legality Question [Re: cbowers]
trapperrick Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Sat Feb 11 2012
Posts: 2466
Loc: Somerset County, PA
I've asked this question before and have not gotten a straight answer. Can you make a running pole set in the middle of a shallow stream? It's in a water course, right?
_________________________
Summertime is gardening and berry picking time!

Top
#2640433 - Fri Apr 06 2012 10:49 PM Re: Running Pole Set - Legality Question [Re: trapperrick]
mauser06 Offline
The man

Registered: Tue Nov 05 2002
Posts: 9979
Loc: PA
On the fisher harvest survey i got it asked what kind of traps i used.....one of the options was body gripping traps.....i would say if you follow the body grip regulations your fine....but running pole, i dont know...its likely to end up above and outside the water course..

With only being allowed 1 per season i dont worry about setting body grippers.....another good set for them and even bobcats are cubbies with body grippers guarding the only entrance....but i would set them either..and you could make em legal just like the coon sets but baited and lured different....

Top
#2641951 - Sun Apr 08 2012 08:41 PM Re: Running Pole Set - Legality Question [Re: beaver boy]
bobcat Offline
Honored

Registered: Tue Nov 02 2004
Posts: 5054
Loc: pa
Originally Posted By: beaver boy
How about a cage or box wired to a tree 4 or 5 feet above the ground with the opening pointing down. I believe this is something the PTA is working on now.


why would they have to work on that?
_________________________
Now your diggin' where the 'tators are!

Top
#2642268 - Mon Apr 09 2012 09:21 AM Re: Running Pole Set - Legality Question [Re: IRONCITYDEMO]
always hunting Offline
enthusiast

Registered: Sun Feb 09 2003
Posts: 624
Loc: north west
I think he means: the pta is working on getting an elevated coni box approved/passed. I may be wrong.
_________________________
I'll keep my money, guns, ammo, and health care; you can keep your change

Top
#2642962 - Mon Apr 09 2012 08:01 PM Re: Running Pole Set - Legality Question [Re: IRONCITYDEMO]
bobcat Offline
Honored

Registered: Tue Nov 02 2004
Posts: 5054
Loc: pa
ok i thought he meant working on an elevated box trap. nothing illegal about that. but elevated conni's would be cool.
_________________________
Now your diggin' where the 'tators are!

Top
#2643079 - Mon Apr 09 2012 09:12 PM Re: Running Pole Set - Legality Question [Re: IRONCITYDEMO]
Buckshot1822 Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Mon Oct 18 2004
Posts: 4979
Loc: Clearfield County (2g)
I don't see why they dont make coni's legal in a tree, as long as they are at a certain height..................there is a company that advertises in FFG, that makes a cone out of galvanized metal that you nail to a tree. It sits on the tree vertically, and then you put your bait in the top of the cone, and then fasten a conibear in the opening........they are marketed to Marten trappers, but something like that would be a killer Fisher set..........
_________________________
"Most people miss opportunity because it comes dressed in overalls, and looks like hard work"

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


Moderator:  foxtrapperwoman, Moss, OldMink 
Google Ads
HuntingPA Sponsors
60X Custom Strings
ADT Security
Arrowhead
Boondock Outdoors
FoxPro
Growing Up With Guns
Hilltop Seeds
Hunting GPS Maps
Huntworth Gear
James Creek Outfitters
Knob Mountain Kennel
Lancaster Archery
Lowes Whitetail Scents
Martz Gap Hunting Preserve
Midwest Turkey Call Supply
Magees Optics
Mt. Hope Game Preserve
Night Eyes Predator Lights
No Limits Outdoors
On-Point Outfitters
Outdoorsman's Insight Magazine
Pheasants Forever
Premier Hunting Adventures
Randy Kuntz's Taxidermy
Realtree
Stony Gun & Archery
TrailCamPro
Two Bear Outfitters
Ultimate Camo
Who's Online
255 registered (1A archer, 007Mike, 284, 10der222, 25ftup, 22 invisible), 600 Guests and 19 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Google Ads
Newest Members
GarXBow, chez, gophergunner, ruger257rob, Doug Bowser
33218 Registered Users
Recent Posts
oak trees
by dstewart
Random sentence game
by Bearclaw
1st timer
by JMMBONES
The Finest of Western PA Waterfowling
by idontcare
I'm looking for that recipe
by DUSTER44T
Garmin GPS12 for sale
by gentleben
So...there is this bear...
by casey
New Topics
Garmin GPS12 for sale
by gentleben
7 minutes 17 seconds ago
What's cooking for the holiday
by TATERDAVID
23 minutes 2 seconds ago
Past users
by BigBuckDown
25 minutes 2 seconds ago
Starting to get pretty jacked for the opener!!
by CBB
Today at 03:23 PM
1st timer
by cbowers
Today at 03:16 PM
Annapolis City Dock, bad idea
by atr
Today at 01:48 PM
For your Amusement
by atr
Today at 01:38 PM
Top Posters
great white hunter 35059
RonM 29175
RB-HPA 27767
Bluetick 23727
DennyF 22853
TATERDAVID 22594
SigPro2340 21448
Peppy 20767
DIYASUB 20286
timberdoodle 18936
Forum Stats
33218 Members
99 Forums
109064 Topics
1378157 Posts

Max Online: 1692 @ Mon Dec 02 2013 08:38 PM