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Sticker shock. UPDATE!

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Re: Sticker shock. UPDATE!

Postby recurve60# » Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:37 pm

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Re: Sticker shock. UPDATE!

Postby recurve60# » Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:40 pm

The pic above, sorry it's sideways, is of the same limb set. It's tripped. Coyote hair is on th ed end of the log and I could see the scratch Mark's in the dirt where he pulled out of the trap. I'm assuming I didnt bed the trap form enough and he was in the process of pulling back when he felt the trap move is how this happened.
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Re: Sticker shock. UPDATE!

Postby Shanman » Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:17 pm

How much pan tension are you running on your traps?
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Re: Sticker shock. UPDATE!

Postby recurve60# » Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:18 pm

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Re: Sticker shock. UPDATE!

Postby recurve60# » Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:35 pm

I started out pretty hot. I'd have a single or sometimes a double every morning and then it shut off. I moved traps outside of catch circles and it didnt really help, so I pulled everything since every trap had caught at least once and some twice. I re-dyed and waxed and reset. Having good success again. My new rule is two catches on a trap and it gets dyed and waxed again.
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Re: Sticker shock

Postby RUGER » Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:43 am

FTG-05 wrote: How do you keep from catching domesticated dogs? I have three dogs, I'd hate to injure one of them;

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The traps with rubber lined jaws won't hurt the dogs at all.
I caught a little 5# lap yapper one time. He was slightly pissed but left unharmed.
Caught a neighbors dog one time too, same deal.
Pffft forget that, I'm going fishing.
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Re: Sticker shock. UPDATE!

Postby ROVERBOY » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:58 am

I've wanted to try and catch some yotes here on the farm. I don't have any soft catch traps. Just the leg manglers.
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Re: Sticker shock. UPDATE!

Postby recurve60# » Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:40 pm

Shanman wrote:How much pan tension are you running on your traps?

I really don't know. They do have a night latch, which sets it on a hair trigger. I've not needed to modify the MB550's at all.
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Re: Sticker shock. UPDATE!

Postby fishboy1 » Sun Jul 05, 2020 3:38 pm

Just checked in and saw your post. Im just down the road from you ! Looks like you are doing great. Hit me up closer to trapping season and Ill show you a set that is like a giant Coyote magnet. Last season I caught 7 in one spot, same set.

Chickens started disappearing this summer so I remade that set. Boom 2 yotes in 3 days. Left it out for another week and caught a 3rd.
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