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Old 12-12-2015, 05:54 PM
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Got this one in my Lynx snare today.
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Old 12-12-2015, 06:13 PM
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Woohoo!!! More pics please
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Old 12-12-2015, 06:18 PM
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Wow! Big congrats!!! That's a heck of a catch. Are you thinking of doing a mount or sending it to auction?
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Old 12-12-2015, 06:27 PM
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Outstanding!
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Old 12-12-2015, 06:32 PM
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One of the biggest I have seen . Well done
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Old 12-12-2015, 06:44 PM
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Nice catch, Flight!
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Old 12-12-2015, 06:59 PM
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Holy! Congrats.
Just my opinion, I'd get that thing mounted, he's a beaut.
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Holy! Congrats.
Just my opinion, I'd get that thing mounted, he's a beaut.
Thinking that way. Any suggestions on where to go?
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Old 12-12-2015, 07:08 PM
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Wow nice job congrats
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Old 12-12-2015, 07:16 PM
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Freakin bear cub!
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Old 12-12-2015, 08:52 PM
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Freakin bear cub!
isnt that the truth .. congrats on a great catch .
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Old 12-12-2015, 09:20 PM
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Wow! Yea looks like a bear cub! Impressive catch. More pics please
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Old 12-12-2015, 09:21 PM
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Might want to sell that one to a taxidermist if you are not keeping it!
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Old 12-12-2015, 09:22 PM
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Might want to sell that one to a taxidermist if you are not keeping it!
Might want to sell it to me if you're not gonna keep it....lol
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Old 12-12-2015, 09:23 PM
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Wow very nice!
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Old 12-12-2015, 10:04 PM
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Nice white patch
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Old 12-12-2015, 10:06 PM
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Old 12-13-2015, 01:12 AM
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Thinking that way. Any suggestions on where to go?
Long way from your neck of the woods, but I don't think there has ever been a complaint on any of his work.
http://www.sugarcreektaxidermy.ca/
Pretty sure some of the other trappers will have suggestions for someone closer to you.

Here is a current thread on taxidermists that you may want to browse. http://www.outdoorsmenforum.ca/showthread.php?t=273080
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Old 12-13-2015, 09:16 AM
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Holy! Congrats.
Just my opinion, I'd get that thing mounted, he's a beaut.
He would be worth a lot more as a mount then as a pelt. Those big guys aren't worth a lot at the best of times.

For those new to trapping, Fisher are the only animals where smaller is better.

The bigger they are the less they are worth.
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:01 AM
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Congrats ! That thing is a pig.

I thought it was a wolverine at first before I looked at his head. Those paws are huge too
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:04 AM
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Congrats ! That thing is a pig.

I thought it was a wolverine at first before I looked at his head. Those paws are huge too
x2 also thought it was a wolverine at first glance Beauty.
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:11 AM
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Congrats ! That thing is a pig.

I thought it was a wolverine at first before I looked at his head. Those paws are huge too
I know right. Got to see his tracks in the light dusting of snow we had and was quite happy to see him in the snare. I could see him up through the bush in the snare and was thinking holy crap a wolverine. Then when I got to him I could see he was a fisher and a Biggin.
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:37 AM
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I thought it was a wolverine also. Is it common for fisher to have that white patch?
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:43 AM
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Have to say I wasn't sure if it was a wolverine also from the first pic. Iv'e only seen one Fisher in the wild and this was this year when I clubbed one to death that had been hit by a vehicle. I thought that one was big but yours looks massive. Congrats on that catch.
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:47 AM
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Thinking that way. Any suggestions on where to go?
There's a guy in Cherry Grove down by Cold Lake who did a fisher for a friend of a friend that turned out really well. It was shot on a nuisance animal permit so there were repairs/sewing involved. It only cost the fella about $300! He got the name of the guy from a gun/pawn shop just south of Cold Lake on the highway. I'll see if I can find out the fella's name and number.
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Old 12-13-2015, 06:37 PM
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Holy moly I've never seen Fisher that big. Not even close actually
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Old 12-13-2015, 09:46 PM
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Did you weigh him? Looks impressive.
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:10 PM
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He's got quite a coat. He only weighs 11 pounds. I would've guessed 13lbs when I pulled him from the snare
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Old 12-14-2015, 07:30 AM
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Default 13 Pound Fisher

This is what a 13 pounder looks like! Caught him a couple of weeks ago. That's a belisle 160 his head is in for comparison. Verified his weight on both my digital scale at home and another trapper's scale at his place. Exactly 13.0 lbs! I find guessing their weight deceiving based on visual size. You need to weigh them to get an accurate measurement of their size. Right now he's in the freezer waiting to go to the taxidermist!
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Old 12-14-2015, 08:06 AM
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Uke do you know the condition of the Athabasca river yet! With these warmer weather, I'm concerned about the ice conditions to cross to our line
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