trapping

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by REDNECK TRAPPER, Feb 18, 2014.

  1. REDNECK TRAPPER

    REDNECK TRAPPER Out Of The Brooder

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    going to do some trapping on our deer lease. been getting a few coon and located a few nice otter and bobcat trails. hopefully get a few. I use # 1 1/2 long spring traps and use a variety of bait depending on the species. for coon it canned tuna and some marshmallows. I buy lures for otter and bobcat from a trapping supply store.

    any of yall running a trapline.
     
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  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    My boys keep trying and failing, so in general they just hunt.

    I have a bunch of the nicest squirrel pelts though. They have gotten so good at skinning that the pelts now have the ears and whiskers still on them.
     
  3. REDNECK TRAPPER

    REDNECK TRAPPER Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome. Squirrel is my favorite food. They make nice tanned furs.
     
  4. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    What totally shocked me though (since I prefer to eat baby herbivores), is that Lynx is actually good eating.

    You do have to cook it very well though, since Lynx can actually carry trichinosis, but it is good meat.
     
  5. REDNECK TRAPPER

    REDNECK TRAPPER Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow didn't think you could eat lynx. How did you cook it. We don't get lynx but we got bobcat.
     
  6. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    We diced it up and slow cooked forever in a soup.
     
  7. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    But I have major heebee jeebees over trichinosis, so we cooked for hours upon hours. [​IMG]
     
  8. REDNECK TRAPPER

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    Sounds real good.
     

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