Finally caught the Turd!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Fisherlmiranda, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. Fisherlmiranda

    Fisherlmiranda Songster

    Feb 25, 2018
    Morrow, Ohio
    Well I finally caught two of the turds:wootOver the course of the last few months we have had 3 ducks killed by snappers. Yesterday we had one grabbed and it took his foot off. I'd had enough. I told my husband we are getting this turd! The duck got away and died on the bank, we dressed it out. Made a string of jugs and put the duck meat on it. And tossed it in the water at 8pm. We went and put our 3 littles to bed and then went and grabbed some chairs and went to stakeout. At 9:30 we watch the first one walk up and take the bait. Oh man it was on! We caught 3. The last one got off the hook and went back in as we were pulling it up on the bank. But we will get him. We had a blast it was a little hillbilly :yadate night. The snappers are about 12x14 across the shell. Good size, and there fate is my kitchen:mad:!
    Success is sweet :yesss: heres the first turd
    20180815_214143.jpg the second turd
    20180815_215637.jpg the turd that got away
    20180815_230509.jpg and the two turds we caught in the stock tank awaiting there grim fait:drool 20180815_230219.jpg
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    So sorry you lost another duck to these predators. Glad you got these hoping you get the other or others. Keep them out of the pond till you do.
  3. Erba

    Erba Chirping

    May 4, 2018
    Bollschweil, Germany
    Congratulations! You guys rock, :clapand I'm sure glad I don't have deal with snapper turds ..:eek:
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    That's crazy...I'm glad we don't have things like that here in Alberta...Good catch...
  5. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

    Jan 9, 2017
    SE Wisconsin
    Turtles taste good
  6. Fisherlmiranda

    Fisherlmiranda Songster

    Feb 25, 2018
    Morrow, Ohio
    I know, it's so hard keeping them out of the pond. I've tried a few differen ways. Were gonna keep fishing for them for a few days and just keep the ducks pinned up for a few days. I hate to do it any longer. They love to just free rang.
  7. Lucyincharge

    Lucyincharge Songster

    Jan 20, 2016
    I would drain that pond and make sure you get all of those little bastards. I thought turtles only ate vegetation not meat
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    These are snapping turtles they eat meat.
  9. Fisherlmiranda

    Fisherlmiranda Songster

    Feb 25, 2018
    Morrow, Ohio
    It's a fairly large pond, probably a little bigger than a quarter acre. There's no way we can drain it. And snapping turtles eat meat and vegetation.
  10. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

    Feb 9, 2015
    West Virginia
    My Coop
    Hillbilly date night. :lau I love it.

    Great job! They are tough baztards to catch.

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