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#12562687 - 01/18/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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Not old, but we caught a prairie dog in a 110.

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#12562689 - 01/18/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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A big dog Coyote taken with a bow

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#12562754 - 01/19/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Jim_Conrad]  
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Originally Posted by Jim_Conrad
That was a big coon.


BIG ain't a big enough word for that coon!!!

wink


Mark Begich, Joaquin Jackson, and Heller resistance... Three huge reasons to worry about the NRA.
#12562756 - 01/19/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: huntsman22]  
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Originally Posted by huntsman22
Yup. Northern Pike running up a beaver slide to spawn in a irrigation ditch.


In eastern WA in the late '70s I caught a gorgeous buck brookie in spawning colors in a 110, in a drainage ditch beside a small gravel road, a long, long way from the nearest "trout" water.


Mark Begich, Joaquin Jackson, and Heller resistance... Three huge reasons to worry about the NRA.
#12562760 - 01/19/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: huntsman22]  
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Originally Posted by huntsman22
this dog was snared behind his top fangs and over his nose. Musta broke his neck as ne never disturbed the set. Sold him to Major Boddicker in the round for $150 in '83 or '84

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Great picture!

Loved the prices in the late '70s! Averaged almost $400 per coyote properly washed, fluffed and stretched!


Mark Begich, Joaquin Jackson, and Heller resistance... Three huge reasons to worry about the NRA.
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#12564710 - 01/19/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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Jim those are some happy kids... Nice..


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#12564745 - 01/19/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Jim_Conrad]  
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Originally Posted by Jim_Conrad
That was a big coon.



Amen to that!


~Molɔ̀ːn Labé Skýla~
#12564922 - 01/19/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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he's just draped over a wire stretcher for the pic. 47 pounds and missing a front foot and some rear toes

#12566690 - 01/20/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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This thread is young but already epic!

Great pics guys!

Does anyone remember when the fur prices dropped out? I picked up a huge road kill coon in the mid 80's that I sold for $65.00 which was kind of unheard of at the time.


The deer hunter does not notice the mountains



#12566693 - 01/20/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: huntsman22]  
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Originally Posted by huntsman22
he's just draped over a wire stretcher for the pic. 47 pounds and missing a front foot and some rear toes


I bet a coyote thought twice before tangling with him!


The deer hunter does not notice the mountains



Bravo

#13188279 - 10/07/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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I trapped my 16th coon this morning. Does that count?


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#13190567 - 10/08/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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Has anyone seen Longhunter1 I thought his posts were great... Haven't seen any since May I believe..


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#13213764 - 10/17/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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Great pics.

It would be nice to see fur prices take a big jump.

Ive been finishing up getting all my stuff ready the last few days. I usually don't lay steel till about mid December and Im getting a bit restless.


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#13323569 - 12/01/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: huntsman22]  
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Originally Posted by huntsman22
'72 ford Pinto fur buggy. Never wanted the coyotes inside with me as I'da been COVERED with fleas.....grin

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#13323595 - 12/01/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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Really cool pics here.


Now with even more aplomb
#13323704 - 12/01/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: ewms]  
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for drying washed furs

#13323802 - 12/01/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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Hey Huntsman, nice fish, Dad & I once caught an otter by the nuts!!!! Lots a diff stuff in the bush when yr there every day, I'm out GWP

#13325901 - 12/02/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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Good stuff,love old trapline pics.
We used to grab roadkill coons when we were in HS,had a buyer who didn't want them skinned or stretched,nothin,,usually got around 25.00 for em.
gas and beer money.
I used to try like hell to trap but really sucked at it,I think the coolest thing I ever caught was an Ermine,lol

#13340091 - 12/07/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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great pics guys thanks for sharin...


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#13378000 - 12/20/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: Longhunter_1]  
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I am not old enough to have real old pictures but getting old enough to say things like, when I was younger I used to do dumb things like try to fill my 3/4 ton truck with beavers...

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Not interested in that nonsense anymore smile

These days if I can catch a few critters with my kids along life is good.


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#13379153 - 12/20/18 Re: Some old trapping pictures [Re: MedRiver]  
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Originally Posted by MedRiver
I am not old enough to have real old pictures but getting old enough to say things like, when I was younger I used to do dumb things like try to fill my 3/4 ton truck with beavers...

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Talkin' about flees . . . them beavers were probably covered, right?


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