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MJewell 11-29-2008 07:00 AM

Started here in Ontario
 
Well started to trap for the frist time this past weekend. It has been slow due to the weather conditions. But I have got an Raccoon and a Muskrat so far, the raccoon i got in an otter set. Got five other traps out for the otter right now, they are hard on my trout (I'm a fish farmer). Have also got afew coyotes traps out too. The coon the very first one that I have ever skin in four years of trapping as I never targeted them because I always heard how hard they were to do.

Matt

MJewell 12-06-2008 06:08 AM

Well the animals have really been moving and keeping me busy. This past week I added two more coons and two otter an a coyote. Got everything skinned except for the last otter. Have some photos will post them when they are uploaded to the computer.

Matt

MJewell 12-06-2008 08:16 PM

Afew pictures of my season.

Three coons on boards
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m...g/100_1248.jpg

Young female coyote
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m...g/100_1249.jpg

First Otter 43" tip to tip
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m...g/100_1251.jpg

Second Otter 42 1/2" tip to tip
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m...g/100_1257.jpg

Matt

OhioCooner 12-08-2008 08:05 AM

Nice!! I like the otters. I never realized that they could get so big. I'd love to see one in the wild.

Adam 12-08-2008 08:20 AM

Wow! I'd LOVE to catch an otter but, unfortunately, that won't happen in PA. We really don't have many, and in fact, I've never even SEEN an otter!

They are VERY cool looking animals though!

We've only got a handful of traps out right now. No more k9 activity as of late and we have only got a single coon in the last few weeks.

After rifle season ends (Saturday) we'll get out a lot more sets I hope.

MJewell 12-12-2008 06:27 AM

Another coon for the collection the other day.

Matt

MJewell 12-17-2008 12:34 PM

Well picked up my traps today as I'm heading for Florida tomorrow for afew weeks of R&R. Also picked up another coon and coyote too so I got alittle skinning tonight before I get to go to sleep.

Matt

MJewell 01-12-2009 06:39 AM

Well got ack from Florida on the 5th set out my snares once again and two days later this is what I seen asI went to check them that morning.
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m...g/100_1326.jpg

This is my third of the year, with lots still in the area.

Matt

MJewell 01-23-2009 05:42 PM

Well got another coyote from the same spot. That makes four so far for the season with lots of time left yet. All have been females so far so it got to help the coyote population in the area come spring. Will post some picture once they are downloaded.

Matt


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