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Old 11-25-2016, 12:36 AM
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Hung 7 snares at one bait site last week and picked up 3 coyotes. Two of them were pups so that sounds good. Two days ago I hung snares at two other sites but the coyotes have avoided the bait site for the time being. Hoping for a bit of fresh snow forecasted for Saturday to freshen things up a bit. How's everyone else doing?
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Old 11-25-2016, 05:29 AM
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Been real warm down here DAVE , nothing touched my week old bait yet .We've shot a few and they look great .
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Old 11-25-2016, 09:10 AM
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Have one bait in at home and only one coyote in 7 days now. First week of December looks like a bit of a cool down in my area.

Foothold line was doing well but 10 days now without a sniff.
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Old 11-25-2016, 12:26 PM
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I did a leg hold line from oct1 to now , 2 dog , 5 yotes ,6 fox and one squirrel on 15 dirt hole sets . Not a hair since November 5 . To many gut piles in the bush I guess. My first year with leg trapping so I'm pretty happy about that . Pulled my line late night and switched to snares.
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Old 11-25-2016, 12:37 PM
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Picked up 2 this morning. They look real good.
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Old 11-25-2016, 07:15 PM
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Picked up 2 this morning. They look real good.
Hello these look to be snared and caught back far back on neck,little bit of waterhead,what type of snaring system are you using,nice looking yote's for sure
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Old 11-25-2016, 08:41 PM
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Hey guys, I don't trap, but I sure hate coyotes. Thanks for your persiatence in killing these pests. I've always believed trapping is a lot more effective than hunting. Hopefully the temps drop and we get some snow soon!

Keep up the good work. Hope y'all make a pile of cash to pay for your gas and time!
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Old 11-25-2016, 09:12 PM
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Been slow for me , waiting for colder weather .
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Old 11-25-2016, 09:18 PM
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I've had one bait going for a week and caught 4 coyotes. It does seem a little slow. I've been stockpiling bait for when I get more time.

50% mange so far.

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Old 11-25-2016, 10:39 PM
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Been extremely slow for me snaring sence the begging of November. Caught about 40. Running 7 baits limited tracks. A lot slower then last year. Majority being pups which is good. But 25 percent Mange and mites.
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Old 11-25-2016, 11:29 PM
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Well, it's nice to know what other guys are experiencing. I expected things to be slow for a few days after hanging a bunch of snares so it's too soon for me to figure things out.

I think that super moon may have had something to do with it being a little slow. Lack of snow can't be great either. Every 50 feet that I walked hanging snares the other day I had mice crossing my path. They have to be easy pickings for the coyotes. Tomorrow I'll be hanging more snares at my first bait site and then wait on the snow that we are supposed to get tomorrow night. Maybe that'll spruce things up.
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Old 11-26-2016, 07:14 AM
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slow for me too. snares have been out for almost 2 weeks and only got 1 mangy coyote and a nice fox.
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Once big game season is completed then it's on....
Did take one because...
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Old 11-30-2016, 08:36 PM
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Hung 7 snares at one bait site last week and picked up 3 coyotes. Two of them were pups so that sounds good. Two days ago I hung snares at two other sites but the coyotes have avoided the bait site for the time being. Hoping for a bit of fresh snow forecasted for Saturday to freshen things up a bit. How's everyone else doing?
dropped off some chum on saturday had every crow and magpie in the zone there sunday haha cant wait for snow
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Was a good day for me seems to be picking up. Got 11 today.
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Old 11-30-2016, 09:09 PM
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Was a good day for me seems to be picking up. Got 11 today.
Wow, nice haul! I caught one.

Maybe this colder weather has them moving a bit. Still looking forward to some snow......Tomorrow maybe? Deep freeze forecasted for next week.
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Anyone seeing much for shoulder mites this year? Just going to start last year was bad around here


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Old 12-03-2016, 09:48 PM
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Anyone seeing much for shoulder mites this year? Just going to start last year was bad around here
Not at the locations that I've trapped the last four years, they have gotten nicer every year. Hopefully you'll experience the same. I Started trapping a sheep farm this year for the first time. Caught two so far. First one shoulder mites and the second one okay but had red belly. It seems to me that Cleaning out the infected ones has a long term positive effect on the rest of the coyotes in the area.
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Old 12-03-2016, 10:06 PM
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Standing room only in the shed tonight! Last two big boys thawing.



Look at this HOG.....lol!

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Looking good Dave! Looks like you have been busy
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Old 12-04-2016, 06:03 PM
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Looks good Dave I set yesterday morning picked up a nice female on the check today
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Had a good first check....snares out on 3 baits. Got 8 the first week, one was just crap house luck, I threw up half dozen snares at some fence crossings with the kid when I was dropping off bait for the first time, and had one caught when I went back to hang snares at the bait. Looking good so far, and hoping this cold weather gets them moving more. I was going to set up 2 more baits this week, but decided I'm getting soft and going to wait until this deep freeze is done, lol

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When is the last day to drop off at halfords to make the feb sale??
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Anyone else catching lots of ginger coloured coyotes this year? Seems to be a lot in the area we snare with no black hair to speak of.


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Old 12-17-2016, 06:02 AM
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Back to back good checks , another 5 today and 2 are real beauties .My idea of a redneck dog team .
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Back to back good checks , another 5 today and 2 are real beauties .My idea of a redneck dog team .
Nice catch.!!!!

do you know what sound a dead coyote makes??




KA CHING!!!!!!!
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do you know what sound a dead coyote makes??




KA CHING!!!!!!!
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Old 12-17-2016, 11:26 PM
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Things have been picking up last few days. Picked up ten tonight. Hope this warm weather dose not Mess things up. Have a cupel wolfs circling one of my baits really hoping to get one in the next week. Any one picking up many foxes I've only got one all year. Would really like to get a cupel more.
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