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Scouting !!

Been out looking to pile up the Muskrats and Coon next year and have to say ive found some honey holes , i thought the rats have vanished but i have found you have to look for them , their there !!!
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Re: Scouting !!

Doing the same here, can't wait for next season.

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late winter is great for scouting,and early spring.Comfortable weather,snow for tracks.I plan to run my canoe down the river a few times this summer and see what I locate.I'm guessing I will find loads of coon,mink,fox.And some beaver and muskrat.Google Earth is a good scouting tool as is the new waterway maps they have for Pa.Shows every waterway in Pa and what fish,plus marshes and back in ponds you would never know about

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Re: Scouting !!

I'll tell you this, I saw more muskrat sign along the rivers edge this year than I have for a long time. I did not specifically trap for muskrats, but I did catch a few in my mink and coon sets.

I am planning on building some floats this summer and getting some 110s to make a few more different sets to target them and the mink.
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