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I remember when I was a kid going to check traps with my PawPaw and having a blast doing it. Last year was my first attempt to try my hand at something I had a lot of memories of growing up. I caught 15 *****, a couple possums and 3 beavers.

This past Saturday was the first time I set out my 9 DPs but I’ve been running 3 beaver traps for about a month between two locations. So far I’ve caught 4 *****, 1 possum,1 otter and 3 beavers. I need to get more traps but I’m not doing too bad with what I have now.

It’s a lot of work, especially putting in the beaver sets, but it sure is fun. Maybe next year I’ll dab a little into coyotes/b
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Very cool! Last year was my first time getting into DP traps. I use ZTraps with a push-pull dog. Caught 19 ***** in about 12 days in late February. This was in a pretty small area that I turkey hunt. I plan on getting out and doing the same this year.

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Just a possum and a rat this morning…not the first time I’ve caught a rat in these.
Had a beaver stroll through last night but he avoided my conibears..I moved one of the traps to a more narrow spot so hopefully I’ll get him in the next day or so.

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Well moving the beaver trap worked out for me last night! I doubt it was the last one but I pulled everything out because I mainly need a break! I’ll start back in a couple days. This week has been pretty good-5 raccoons, 2 possums, 2 beavers and a rat. I’ll take it!
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