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Old 03-06-2008, 08:21 PM
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does any one trap on this forum.......
i do just to study the animals for a while then i let them go i really injoy it
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Old 03-06-2008, 08:28 PM
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Nope, don't know anything about it, or what could be learned. Would like to hear more though.
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Old 03-06-2008, 08:37 PM
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As a youngster, I trapped enough to buy most of my hunting things. Muskrat is very good eating. I have seen the return of good prices for the pelts like 3.50-4.50 for ex-large. Now for the story, at only 13 years old I would ride my bike at midnight down to the ditches and run the traps, then return at 6:00am and run them again. This was done all before school. I had one local policeman who would stop most nights just to check on me. That was 40 years ago. Just another old story guys.
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Old 03-06-2008, 11:40 PM
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i would love to but i live to far away from any good trapping that would allow me to check on them every24hrs ,which i thought was the rule,i may be off on the time
Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison.
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