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Forum: Trapping Forum   01-19-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,860
Posted By OldMink
Thanks for sharing the pictures.

Thanks for sharing the pictures.
Forum: Trapping Forum   10-26-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By OldMink
Re: Where's OldMink?

I'm painting watercolors, watching old movies and enjoying my pension from my 401K set up here at HuntingPa.

I owe it all to Snappie.

Waiting for mink season?
Forum: Trapping Forum   10-24-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By OldMink
Re: Where's OldMink?

I am alive.

Thank you for inquiring.

I am celebrating Penn State's victory over Ohio State and the Eagles victory over Minnesota.
Forum: Treasure/Arrowhead Hunting   05-14-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,977
Posted By OldMink
Re: what do you do with.....

I just dump everything in a bucket or box. I tell the kids that's their legacy once I'm gone. Actually its pay back for all the anxious moments they gave me while growing up.
Forum: Trapping Forum   03-14-2016, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
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Views: 1,303
Posted By OldMink
Re: Old Old

Congratulations on your birthday.

I pray for you that you will still have your health so you can enjoy that life fully.
Forum: Trapping Forum   03-03-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By OldMink
Re: Trail Cam Predators and a Question

I never trapped after a fisher, but ......

As a kid I used to pre-bait my skunk cubbies with good success. I should not think catching a fisher would be any harder than catching a skunk. ...
Forum: Trapping Forum   03-02-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,662
Posted By OldMink
Re: Who are They?

The guy in the back looks used up.
Forum: Trapping Forum   02-18-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,997
Posted By OldMink
Re: District 5 Fur Sale

Those are sad prices.

Trappers deserve better.
Forum: Trapping Forum   02-15-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By OldMink
Re: Finally... Dist. 9's Sale Results

The prices here seem a bit higher than the other sales.
Forum: Trapping Forum   01-20-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,430
Posted By OldMink
Re: Trapping 101
Forum: Trapping Forum   01-10-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,194
Posted By OldMink
Re: Does anyone know where your traps are set?

15-20 years ago I took ill with pneumonia several weeks into mink season. Some of my sets never made it home until spring.
Forum: Trapping Forum   01-05-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,475
Posted By OldMink
Re: Longear

I am real sorry to hear that. He was a valued member of this forum, a real asset. He will be missed.
Forum: Trapping Forum   01-04-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,202
Posted By OldMink
Re: Whats your favorite set for mink?

First and foremost, blind sets. Think like a mink and set your trap where he would go. Remember, when you are standing in 3 inches of water you are standing in water up to your chin.
When scanning...
Forum: Trapping Forum   12-22-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By OldMink
Re: Slinging Steel...
Forum: Trapping Forum   12-22-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By OldMink
Re: Muskrat baits

My father had good luck using foothold traps with a chunk of apple jabbed on a stick hanging over the trap.
Forum: Trapping Forum   12-15-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,462
Posted By OldMink
Re: Trapping after deer season

Years back I used to run a line of springhole sets for fox after deer season. The weather was always cold and many times everything except the springs, were frozen over. Considering the type of...
Forum: Trapping Forum   12-15-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,338
Posted By OldMink
Re: Muskrat Population Decline?

My section of lower Dauphin County used to be a very good 'rat producing area. However today I believe I can almost catch more mink than I can muskrats. As was mentioned above, streams that...
Forum: Trapping Forum   12-11-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,752
Posted By OldMink
Re: amazing season so far
Forum: Trapping Forum   12-10-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,731
Posted By OldMink
Re: What's your favorite fox location

Choke points, places where foxes are funneled into narrow strips.
Forum: Trapping Forum   12-03-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By OldMink
Re: Beaver castor for fox?

In my experience beaver castor will attract anything. I have used it for mink with success.
Forum: Trapping Forum   11-23-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,278
Posted By OldMink
Re: New Trapping Rig & New Trapping Partner.
Forum: Trapping Forum   11-16-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,133
Posted By OldMink
Re: Selling tanned fur question?

Speaking of this, at one time there were some active out-of-state users on this forum who would discuss trapping methods with Pa. residents. A number of times they would be encouraging Pa residents...
Forum: Trapping Forum   11-15-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,923
Posted By OldMink
Time For A Change

Dear Friends,

For the past 15 years I have been the moderator of this forum. They were 15 great years too.

The time has come for me to step down. A few moments ago I submitted my...
Forum: Trapping Forum   11-13-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By OldMink
Forum: Trapping Forum   11-13-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,636
Posted By OldMink
Re: Remember When...

Remember that 'wonderful' spring muskrat season that ran concurrently with the beaver season, usually from the middle of February to the middle of March?

Such lovely goods. It was very common...
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