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Author:  SwampRatNC [ 26 Jan 2012, 18:48 ]
Post subject:  Traps Out Tommorrow

I only get to do this on the weekends. Hope to start setting traps around noon tommorrow. Going back to the first place I set at, well be running 11 legholds & 6 DPS for coon. Might put out the colony traps for rats if I find good sign in the marsh. Will also try to post picks of my sets. Also can someone PM me on different ways of dispatching animals other than a 22. I am active duty navy so I cann't take a weapon on base and the place I will trap the rest of the season is on the way home from work.

Author:  Swamp Rat [ 26 Jan 2012, 22:28 ]
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PM sent.

Author:  bronco2 [ 27 Jan 2012, 07:47 ]
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can you "rap".........lol

Author:  SwampRatNC [ 27 Jan 2012, 17:25 ]
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Waited 2 hours in my truck for the rain to let up so I could start my walk to where I wanted put my traps out. It's just over a mile and thats along way to go sopping wet. Put out 6 DPs and 2 1.5 CS fingers are crossed. Guess I will have to learn how to rap now.

Author:  bronco2 [ 27 Jan 2012, 18:01 ]
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lol...good luck and let us know if you get anything..

Author:  SwampRatNC [ 28 Jan 2012, 17:24 ]
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Got 2 today both males. Both were in the DPs and had something pull out of the legholds and managed eat the bait at both sets. My traps are about 6' apart or so. The legholds I try to set about 6" from a log. Noticed that they like to dig under the logs for grubs.I would upload pictures but photobucket is giving me a hard time. Don't care to much for rapping, so I will go back to what I know works. The place I took them to gave me $4 a piece for them and also told me he would take every rat I bring him for the same price. I figured the price is fair becuase he is skinning and fleshing them and these marsh coons aint that big. I think the marsh boat is going to get loaded up this week and put in the water for some rats. Also caught my thumb today it smarted alittle luckly I had leather gloves on.

Author:  bronco2 [ 28 Jan 2012, 17:30 ]
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congrats on your catches swampratnc..

Author:  Swamp Rat [ 28 Jan 2012, 23:03 ]
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Good job SwampRatNC. That is a good start. Do what works for you. :wink:

Author:  SwampRatNC [ 29 Jan 2012, 12:48 ]
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Heres some pics from yesterday. Today I got 1 in the leghold and a mouse in a DP. Pulled traps waiting for next weekend.

Author:  bronco2 [ 29 Jan 2012, 13:24 ]
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great pictures. they look good to me.

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