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Old 02-09-2018, 12:13 PM   #1
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Can't say how much I was looking forward to this adventure. Booked back in 2016 and finally went last week. I have wanted to hunt and trap wolves for a long time. This trip offered both. We finally got the big dog in a leg hold on day 6 of 6.

Jack and Lloyd Hooper have been running a trapline for 17 years and the amount of knowledge I gained on this time honored tradition was everything I had hoped for. The trip was full of highs and one low ( I missed the wolf we ended up trapping on Wednesday morning and was beating myself up over blowing that chance pretty bad).

The final tally for the trip was

1 wolf
3 lynx
3 coyote
4 Marten
1 Fisher
1 Wolverine
3 weasels









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Old 02-09-2018, 12:15 PM   #2
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Didnít even know you had an account here cable, it was so cool watching all this go down through your Instagram stories and posts!! Congrats on all the furry critters!!


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Old 02-09-2018, 12:18 PM   #3
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Do you have a link for this outfitter ?
Sounds like a great time.
Congrats

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Old 02-09-2018, 12:35 PM   #4
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Sounds like a really cool adventure. Congrats.
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Old 02-09-2018, 12:36 PM   #5
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Didnít even know you had an account here cable, it was so cool watching all this go down through your Instagram stories and posts!! Congrats on all the furry critters!!


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Agree. It was fun following along. The wolf is huge! How were those boots in the cold?
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Old 02-09-2018, 01:02 PM   #6
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Kool...................
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Old 02-09-2018, 01:23 PM   #7
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Heck of a trip man. I enjoyed following along on Facebook. I look forward to hearing more about this trip in a few weeks when we are Axis hunting!
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Old 02-09-2018, 01:24 PM   #8
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Do you have a link for this outfitter ?
Sounds like a great time.
Congrats

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Yessir, Jack and Lloyd Hooper. 2nd Gen owners of Babine Guide Outfitters. www.babineguides.com
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Old 02-09-2018, 01:26 PM   #9
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Agree. It was fun following along. The wolf is huge! How were those boots in the cold?
Thanks bud. My feet never got cold. I was worried about that more than anything. The Rocky 1200 gram Thinsulate with a foot warmer on the bottom of each sock did the trick everyday. I wore Thermal socks and First Lite wool socks. Didn't notice a real difference there.
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Old 02-09-2018, 01:29 PM   #10
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Too cool! Congrats on a heck of a trip
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Old 02-10-2018, 12:39 AM   #11
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Followed it on instagram also. Congrats cable looks like an awesome trip!
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:39 AM   #12
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That is awesome!!!
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Old 02-10-2018, 05:59 AM   #13
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Old 02-10-2018, 10:11 AM   #14
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Awesome trip there, congrats on the wolf! I followed along on Instagram as well.
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Old 02-10-2018, 10:53 AM   #15
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Heck of a trip!
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Old 02-10-2018, 11:28 AM   #16
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Thanks for sharing. Recently dropped most of my social media accounts so glad you posted over here. Looks like a great trip and have already looked up the outfitter.
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Old 02-10-2018, 12:52 PM   #17
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very cool, I want a wolf. how much did the lynx weigh?
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Old 02-10-2018, 02:06 PM   #18
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I never trapped north of Ohio. But it is always exciting to wonder if ya got something in a connibear or leg-hold.
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Old 02-10-2018, 02:29 PM   #19
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Wow that looks awesome
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Old 02-10-2018, 07:30 PM   #20
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Wow what a trip! Congrats!
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Old 02-10-2018, 07:33 PM   #21
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Man what a cool trip! Out of curiosity what all do you plan on mounting? That could get expensive in a hurry!
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Old 02-12-2018, 02:14 PM   #22
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Man what a cool trip! Out of curiosity what all do you plan on mounting? That could get expensive in a hurry!
It is going to be pricey for sure. But I will get the wolf, biggest lynx and wolverine life sized for sure.
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Old 02-12-2018, 03:07 PM   #23
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You forgot to mention......

1 busted truck window
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Old 02-12-2018, 03:13 PM   #24
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Awesome! Do you have a full write up? I would love to read it.

Thanks.
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