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Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Middletown, Pa.
Re: Comments On The Photos Only Thread
Love the skunks. Takes me back 50+ years. I loved catching them buggers.
Reminds me of the time I caught one up on the old canal bed right smack dab up against old man Henry's garage. I was just a stupid kid and didn't know any better so I shot the critter with the .22 but it didn't die so I kept throwing shots into it. I must have thrown 6-7 shots into it and, after each shot, it gave off a fresh round of perfume. Poor old man Henry couldn't hardly use his garage for a month and Hetty Curry up the road couldn't hang her wash for for a week. It was sometime later I learned that if I usually hit a skunk the first time and walked away it would eventually lie down and die over the next few hours with a very minimum of odor. So skunks shot in the morning were left till the afternoon for pickup.
I trap mink because I don't know any better