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Tag Archive: beaver

Sep
08

Red O’Hearn is on Trapper radio, check it out!

Red O'hearn on Trapping Radio

  I finally nailed down Red O’Hearn to give us an interview on Trapping Radio. We are both so busy at the trapping conventions that hooking up was always an issue. This year, we got it done and it is a great interview if I do say so myself. Red O’Hearn is know for raccoon …

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Jan
11

Unfair Advantage Glow in dark lure, what is looks like.

Unfair Advantage Glow in dark lure, what is looks like. I was not sure if Unfair Advantage glow in the dark lure would glow enough for a the video camera to pick up.  I have had a lot of trappers ask what it looks like, and since I was making a new batch , I pulled out …

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Dec
19

Trapping, Bartering and having new freinds, thoughts from Norm and N&J Trapping

delta red beaver lure

Trapping, Bartering and having new freinds, thoughts from Norm and N&J Trapping Well trapping season is finally started and I finally got the opportunity to set coyote traps, of course two days later we got a downpour. We wound up with an inch and a half of rain. It finally dried out and I got …

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Jul
27

Catching Otter in the spring, using holes in old beaver dams.

If you look closely,  you will find holes in a lot of dams that you can catch both otter and beaver in. I have noticed on a few beaver control jobs in the summer that beaver will keep these holes open if they are in areas that are spring fed and have a lot of …

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Jul
27

Trapping beaver using bilnd sets at a beaver dam. Body grip traps are in the video, but snares and footholds will catch you plenty of beaver if you use this method.

When beaver trapping don’t be a one trick pony. Castor mound sets are great, beaver dam cross overs are nice and blocking up a creek works year after year. I get to talk to a lot of beaver trappers over the years. I have noticed that most trappers over time become singular in the way …

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Jul
20

Beaver trapping knowledge, Beavers building a lodge. Do muskrats live in the beaver house with the beaver? Beaver move quickly out of their den holes, really?

To be a better beaver trapper, we all need to study our target animal. Videos are great, spending time out in the woods is better. This way we can study the land for a better trap location. You will even find some amazing video sources at your local library. This You Tube trapping video should …

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Jul
20

How a beaver builds his dam and makes channels to the trees. This is great footage for a beaver trapper to watch and study.

The animal is always the best teacher for a trapper to learn from! Some things to notice: It becomes clear why foot holds get snapped off around beaver dams. So what can you do to keep your traps working? Are traps that are set for a hind foot catch only good if the beaver is …

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Jul
13

Snares will help Control Trappers to catch more beaver when beaver get square, blocking and location shy.

beaver snaring

by Clint Locklear, Wolfer Nation  Why snares are great for controlling problem Beaver. You shake your head as you see your last conibear, it’s sprung just like the other four. Your client is looking over your shoulder and you can feel his confidence in your ability is fading fast. You have a couple of options; …

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Jul
11

Smoked Beaver Meat With Beans And Bannock, cheaper and better for you than beef, trap and then feast!

The Trapping season will be on us sooner than later. For you trappers that are crying every time you have to pay the high cost of meat in the store, become your own Organic Free Range Wild Meat Farmer. If you have not eaten beaver before, you are missing out. Beaver is a meat high in Omega …

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May
04

Go beaver trapping with Tom Florin. He is making castor mound sets with two trap to up his odds to catch more beaver

May
03

Beaver Trapping, watch this beaver get caught in a 330 bodygrip (conibear) trap

May
02

Trapping News – Aggressive approach to killing wolves, black bears and grizzly bears – Hunters to boycott Ornis Committee over trapping ban – Beaver Flooding – USDA gets sued over trapping

State delays Kenai wolf kill intended to lift moose numbers Doug Vincent Lang, acting director of the Division of Wildlife Conservation, said Tuesday there were gaps in the basic science foundation needed to begin predator management and later determine whether the actions succeeded in increasing moose numbers. Read More Hunters to boycott Ornis Committee over …

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Apr
21

trapper creativity. The hillbilly pack basket! for next to nothing you wil have a cheap and easy way to carry conibers and footholds on you beaver, otter and raccoon fur lines.

Apr
21

Basic beaver trapping methods for fur trapping and control work. We will look at body grip (conibears) and snares

Apr
19

Blowing up beaver dams with Donny Grafton in LA. you can dig the dams out or you can make them go BOOM!

Apr
19

How to Snare, Scott Adams shows what his kill pole looks like for snaring, beaver, raccoon, fox, coyotes and ground hogs. How do you use the kill pole? How do you rig up the snare to the kill pole.

Apr
19

A very simple and fast beaver set that uses a foothold that works in the winter, summer and on rivers, creeks, swamps. To catch beaver does not have to hard, it just has to trap them when you set a beaver trapping set.

Apr
19

Beaver Trapping, (part 2) Clint Carry talks about starting, getting and keeping customers in a profitable beaver control business. This is while he is showing how he catchs beaver in a creek, swamp with a conibear trap.

Apr
19

Beaver Trapping, (part one) Clint Carry talks about summer beaver control trapping and the business side of building an ADC business.Clint shows how he uses a bodygrip (conibear) trap to catch problem beaver.

Apr
19

Fur handling, Mark shows how to process a beaver with no leg holes. This is after you flesh the beaver. This is so cool!

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