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Old 01-19-2012, 04:37 PM   #1
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I just decided to start Trapping on January 1st, so I went out and bout 12 duke snares, 6 #2's, and 6 1 and 1/2's. So Last weekend I set out my first line. it was 12 snares first, and quickly realized that was not enough for what i wanted to cover, so i went and bought 3 more dozen and today I got my first catch it was a red fox. I also got a possum but let him go.

So hopefully I get my first coyote soon, i have the duke snare traps from scheels and i have already had two coyotes break the stop off of them, kind of upsetting. So dont buy them if you see them!
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Old 01-19-2012, 04:52 PM   #2
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Nice, but you do realize you let an egg eater go don't you?
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Old 01-19-2012, 05:10 PM   #3
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Nice, but you do realize you let an egg eater go don't you?
Nope guess Ill kill them next time.
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Old 01-19-2012, 05:11 PM   #4
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Nice, but you do realize you let an egg eater go don't you?
egg eater?
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Old 01-19-2012, 05:14 PM   #5
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egg eater?
The possum dude
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He let a possum go or the egg eater hes talking about
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Skunks, opossums and coons can play a big role in destroying upland bird and waterfowl nests to get at the eggs that they like to eat. That is one of the reasons trapping is such a vital population control technique.

Duck Slayer, what does the snare lock look like on the Duke snares? I don't know what kind you are talking about.
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Skunks, opossums and coons can play a big role in destroying upland bird and waterfowl nests to get at the eggs that they like to eat. That is one of the reasons trapping is such a vital population control technique.

Duck Slayer, what does the snare lock look like on the Duke snares? I don't know what kind you are talking about.
Im not totally sure they are dukes but that what kind the scheels man says they are.. here is a pic of them normal, as well as the broken one.
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I just decided to start Trapping on January 1st, so I went out and bout 12 duke snares, 6 #2's, and 6 1 and 1/2's. So Last weekend I set out my first line. it was 12 snares first, and quickly realized that was not enough for what i wanted to cover, so i went and bought 3 more dozen and today I got my first catch it was a red fox. I also got a possum but let him go.

So hopefully I get my first coyote soon, i have the duke snare traps from scheels and i have already had two coyotes break the stop off of them, kind of upsetting. So dont buy them if you see them!
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Looks like a cam-loc but with a wierd attachment?
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Congratulations! Great way to start out. Ground opposum makes great bait for those yotes
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Old 01-22-2012, 11:51 PM   #12
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nice looking varmint, do you tan ur hides? iím looking to go after coyote and i wanna tan my own dogs.
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i have already had two coyotes break the stop off of them
Or you have bigfoot running in your area.

Congrats on the catch!
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