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Old 04-27-2009, 07:54 PM   #1
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Default Coon Trap by "BOSS BUCK"

Just got 5 of these in from Boss Buck. They are way easier to set than the Griz. I am putting them out tonight. I will keep you posted on good they work.
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Old 04-27-2009, 07:55 PM   #2
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How does this thing work?
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Old 04-27-2009, 07:57 PM   #3
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My uncle just made a prototype of a continuous catch coon trap that Im gonna get pics of for yall! He is using it and so far its doing GREAT!!!!!
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Old 04-27-2009, 07:58 PM   #4
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Old 04-27-2009, 07:58 PM   #5
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X's 2???
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Old 04-27-2009, 08:00 PM   #6
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My uncle just made a prototype of a continuous catch coon trap that Im gonna get pics of for yall! He is using it and so far its doing GREAT!!!!!
patent first..... but would love pics
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Old 04-27-2009, 08:02 PM   #7
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I caught six coons this weekend with mine. Let the fun begin.
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Old 04-27-2009, 08:02 PM   #8
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curiosity kilt the coon....make sure you get some SLCPs ........Stuck Like Chuck Pics...
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Old 04-27-2009, 08:12 PM   #9
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How does this thing work?
This is the Griz trap. The Big Boss has the same concept and easier to set.
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Old 04-27-2009, 08:15 PM   #10
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I guess getting one hand stuck just wasn't enough??? people sometimes say coons or smart, I think they just never stop trying to get what they want.
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:47 PM   #11
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My uncle just made a prototype of a continuous catch coon trap that Im gonna get pics of for yall! He is using it and so far its doing GREAT!!!!!
That thing would spin like a ferris wheel at my feeder!
I'm considering just sitting with my shotgun Fridday night. I hate to be making so much noise when I could be attempting to contract swine flu, but I gotta thin them out!

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Old 04-27-2009, 11:23 PM   #12
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Looking forward to seeing if they work....
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Old 04-28-2009, 12:41 AM   #13
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Okay, so I see the idea, how do you SET them? And can you post pics of the trap after it's set? Just curious how it is held open.
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Old 04-28-2009, 01:32 AM   #14
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Okay, so I see the idea, how do you SET them? And can you post pics of the trap after it's set? Just curious how it is held open.
It pretty easy. You squeeze the spring down with one hand and there is a pin(trigger) with a notch on it that swings over the spring. There is a hole in the bottom of the piece of pipe about 1/4 " in diameter. The pin (trigger) goes in the hole up to the notch that latches on the side of the 1/4" hole. You put the bait in it first. When you set it the pin (trigger) that holds bait in. When they try to pull the bait out it sets the trap off. Pretty cool. Hope this helps. The traps are all set now. When I get a chance I wil take photo's with it set.
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Old 04-28-2009, 02:38 AM   #15
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Come payday I'm order a few of these to do some thinning of the coon population in my hunting spots.
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:57 AM   #16
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Why are these so different then the old leg traps? I remember with those things if you didn't get there in the morning fairly early, the coons would chew their foot off to get out.
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Old 04-28-2009, 09:12 AM   #17
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I picked up two of those at Ultramatic last week and set them Saturday afternoon. Had one coon caught and the other the bait was pulled but didn't go off. I used the large marshmallows for bait, think I may try something a little stickier next time. I'm pleased so far.
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Old 04-28-2009, 09:30 AM   #18
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The difference is that these traps can be set out and you don't have to worry about a deer stepping on it. I plan on setting 5 or 6 per feeder and try to hit them hard for a few nights, then move them. Same theory as using our live traps. Set them all in a pen for a coupld nights then move them. Knock the numbers down quickly and before they get wise.

I had always heard that coons will chew off their leg to get out of a trap. I guess if they do, the trap did its work because then the coon can't climb into the feeder and dig out the feed. I have one climbing my pole feeder and digging feed from my Straight Shooter. He had the flapper jammed so that it wasn't feeding. I'd love to knock him off the pole with a .17, but it's in the wee hours of the morning. I figure to get him when I get these leg hold traps.
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Old 04-28-2009, 10:40 AM   #19
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How much are the Boss Buck ones??????
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Old 04-28-2009, 10:51 AM   #20
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awesome coon trap
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Old 04-28-2009, 11:13 AM   #21
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Caught with their hands in the cookie jar
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Old 04-28-2009, 11:19 AM   #22
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saw them on tv on management advanatage I think it was. They used large marshmellows and caught them all the time.
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Old 04-28-2009, 11:22 AM   #23
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How much are the Boss Buck ones??????
they were a little cheaper than the Grizz Traps. It was 5 traps for I think 105.00. The Grizz I think were about 115.00 for 5.
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Old 04-28-2009, 11:27 AM   #24
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where can you get these at?
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Old 04-28-2009, 11:30 AM   #25
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here you go. they are 19.95 each. they send them fedex and you get them quick.

http://www.bossbuck.com/products/stands/hogtrap.html
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Old 04-28-2009, 01:10 PM   #26
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I got a 1/2 dozen of these traps online for $72.95. from www.kaatzbros.com
Just checked and they are now showing $70.95 per 1/2 dozen or $11.95 each. These are Duke Trapmaster Dogproof Traps.
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Old 04-28-2009, 01:56 PM   #27
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Thanks... i just got a couple off the Kaatzbros website, cant wait to use it on a few coons... i tried to get some on the BossBuck sight but the checkout button would not work for me, oh well... Thanks again.
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Old 04-28-2009, 02:07 PM   #28
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I had two of the Duke traps and 12 of the little grizz. I have found the Dukes got robbed more often so I sold them.

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Old 04-28-2009, 02:11 PM   #29
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thanks for the info, i just ordered some and will put them to use in a couple of weeks when i head down to the ranch to do some work.
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Old 04-28-2009, 02:23 PM   #30
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So the coon in the last picture got his hand stuck in one trap and then reached over and tried to get the marshmellow out of the other trap and got that one stuck too? I think you need to let that one go so he can breed his genetics into the rest of them. LOL
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Old 04-28-2009, 03:02 PM   #31
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I had two of the Duke traps and 12 of the little grizz. I have found the Dukes got robbed more often so I sold them.

I did notice last night setting both styles of trap (the boss buck trap is the same design as the Duke) the Little Grizz does indeed press the bait tight against the back of the pipe making it harder to get out.
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Old 04-28-2009, 03:15 PM   #32
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I just ordered 2 from Bossbuck ,Pretty darn good idea.
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Old 05-05-2009, 11:58 AM   #33
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what are ya'll anchoring these down with? i ordered 6 from kaatxbro and heading to the ranch this weekend. i was wondering what ya'll used, i have some ideas of what to use but don't want them running off with the traps. Thanks againg for the lead on the website i will post some pics if i'm successful this weekend.
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Old 05-05-2009, 12:04 PM   #34
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I stake my with cable trapping anchors or 16 inch rebar with a nut and washer welded on top. You can also use bailing wire or similar doubled and tied to a log or post or heavy drag. I recommend the cable trapping anchors.
http://www.fntpost.com/Products/Berk...5+Cable+(Dozen)
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Old 05-05-2009, 04:02 PM   #35
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It's hard to beat the HD Berks for trap anchors.

Coon don't actually try to chew thier foot off to get out of a trap. When caught in a foothold trap, any part of thier foot or leg that is below the jaws of the trap loose blood circulation and goes numb. Coon will naturally chew on the trap, and anything attatched to it including thier numbed foot wich they now can't feel. That's why you don't see them trying to chew out of the Dop Proof traps that are talked about above. Any coon trapping I do with footholds I try to use a smaller trap like a #1 that doesn't have much room under the jaws. I also run alot of my traps on drowning wires, and that cuts down on loss as well, plus I don't have to dispatch them. I know alot of guys that run some of the bigger footholds that weld chew gaurds below the jaws. Any mods you make like this, you have to make sure they don't interfer with the springs, spring levers, or the pan of the trap.
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Old 05-05-2009, 04:06 PM   #36
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Man I dunno why but I always feel bad for the coons stuck in the traps. Don't get me wrong I'll shoot'em off the feeder poles, guess I'm just a little weird and got a soft spot for mischievous critters. Judging by some of the feeder pics I've seen on this site though some of yall dang well NEED these traps. LOL
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Old 05-05-2009, 04:12 PM   #37
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Can someone with the boss buck traps show me a pick of it set?
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Old 05-05-2009, 05:54 PM   #38
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i just ordered a few for some of these dudes
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Old 05-05-2009, 06:25 PM   #39
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Curious to see how you set this thing
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Old 05-05-2009, 06:53 PM   #40
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Deerfeeder I thought you we're with Boss Buck co? my bad
Isn't Ultramatic a sponsor on here?

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Old 05-20-2009, 02:57 PM   #41
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I have got to try this. I have been fighting raccoon investation for a couple years. We shot over 100 late summer fall of 2007 and a bunch more in 2008, but I still have as many as 10-15 under on occasion.
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