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Old 11-14-2022, 08:25 PM   #1
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Default Trophy rat down!!

Been trying to kill this sucker for awhile now. He has been living in my garage. He finally slipped up.

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Old 11-14-2022, 08:29 PM   #2
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I believe it has a broken nose!
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Old 11-14-2022, 08:35 PM   #3
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Needed another year.
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Old 11-14-2022, 08:37 PM   #4
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Gonna be hard to euro mount that one!
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Old 11-14-2022, 08:39 PM   #5
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There is something really satisfying about finally catching a house varmint that has been eluding you
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Old 11-14-2022, 08:42 PM   #6
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They all slip up sooner or later. Way to persevere.
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Old 11-14-2022, 08:42 PM   #7
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Somebody here will do a full body mount for you...
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Old 11-14-2022, 08:57 PM   #8
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Needed another year, dang it...Sorry muskles.... didn't see your post.

Fine changing mine to: He won't make book!
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Old 11-14-2022, 09:02 PM   #9
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Gotta make some crack to draw them in. Peanut butter and chocolate coffee mate powder creamer mixed up. Draws them in within 4 hrs every time.


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Old 11-14-2022, 09:04 PM   #10
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curtintex can help with mouse killing ventures
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Old 11-14-2022, 09:05 PM   #11
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Waydago! Stud
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Old 11-14-2022, 09:07 PM   #12
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Good shot, a ratís heart is a little farther forward than most think !
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Old 11-14-2022, 09:10 PM   #13
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Congrats
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Old 11-14-2022, 09:26 PM   #14
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That's what he gets for stick-n his nose in other business.
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Old 11-14-2022, 09:32 PM   #15
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curtintex can help with mouse killing ventures

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Old 11-14-2022, 09:37 PM   #16
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3 1/2

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Old 11-14-2022, 09:50 PM   #17
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Is that pea gravel?
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Old 11-14-2022, 09:51 PM   #18
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In the faaaaaaace! :d
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Old 11-14-2022, 09:51 PM   #19
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Or from the makers of buck candy……….rodent candy?
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Old 11-14-2022, 09:53 PM   #20
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K a r!
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Old 11-15-2022, 09:39 PM   #21
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Impressive but needed a couple more years

Here is my Booner from a few years ago

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Old 11-15-2022, 09:56 PM   #22
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Impressive but needed a couple more years

Here is my Booner from a few years ago

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Now youíre just showing off.
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Old 11-15-2022, 09:59 PM   #23
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Impressive but needed a couple more years

Here is my Booner from a few years ago
Good Grief! Thought it was cottontail at first
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Old 11-15-2022, 10:06 PM   #24
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Impressive but needed a couple more years

Here is my Booner from a few years ago

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High fence?
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Old 11-15-2022, 10:12 PM   #25
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You going to mount him?
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Old 11-15-2022, 10:21 PM   #26
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High fence?
And Double Down !
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Old 11-15-2022, 10:21 PM   #27
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LOL
That was a few years ago
Was in my storage building and just slapped the wooden flap traps out of the way

You know when you have to break out the conibear you have a BIG rat

He was hauling charcoal briquettes and 5oz lead bank sinkers up the stairs to the 2nd floor

Free range and no protein program
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Old 11-16-2022, 09:16 AM   #28
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Are you using artificial (velveeta) or real bait?
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Old 11-16-2022, 09:30 AM   #29
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Not to brag! But this is a real trophy rat maybe a Boone and Crocket!
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Old 11-16-2022, 09:38 AM   #30
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Here is mine...

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Old 11-16-2022, 10:33 PM   #31
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I think mine has the longest tail ever
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Old 11-16-2022, 11:02 PM   #32
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I saw one in downtown Denver this summer that was as big as a normal sized armadillo. I doubt a .22 would have been enough gun to dispatch it.
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Old 11-17-2022, 08:06 AM   #33
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Peanut butter is my attractant of choice
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Old 11-17-2022, 08:42 AM   #34
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curtintex can help with mouse killing ventures
Ventures, yes.......killing not so much.
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Old 11-17-2022, 08:47 AM   #35
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LOL
That was a few years ago
Was in my storage building and just slapped the wooden flap traps out of the way

You know when you have to break out the conibear you have a BIG rat

He was hauling charcoal briquettes and 5oz lead bank sinkers up the stairs to the 2nd floor

Free range and no protein program
LOl....Sounds like the one I had one in my shop a few years ago. I fought him for about a month. When I finally got him, I felt such an accomplishment. He was big around as a 12oz soda can. He was constanly moving my stuff around. He relocated a bunch of the long sawzall blades I had in my cabinets (never understood that one) and he also made a bed out of the green Decon mouse pellets I had put out!! When I saw that I knew I had a worthy opponent.
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Old 11-17-2022, 09:09 AM   #36
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Heard a trap go off in the attic last night. When i get home today i will bust out the measuring tape and see if i got one worth entering in this challenge.

Kraft cheese if amyone is wondering
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Old 11-17-2022, 09:21 AM   #37
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Haha greatness! Big ol *******.
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Old 11-17-2022, 09:25 AM   #38
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There is never only one.
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Old 11-17-2022, 09:36 AM   #39
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This is peak TBH right here.
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Old 11-17-2022, 09:46 AM   #40
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I had one last year sneaking into the kitchen. He wouldn't go near a trap, so I put out a little birdseed with wax paper so I could hear him. Sat on the couch watching tv one night and he slipped up. Eased the bb gun over the back of the couch and sealed the deal.
Not huge, but a hard-earned trophy.
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Old 11-17-2022, 09:55 AM   #41
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Greatness! I had one get into my truck from parking at the deer lease. I noticed mouse turds on the center console. I tore my truck a part twice looking for him. In the end i put sticky traps everywhere. Caught him coming out of the defroster.
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Old 11-17-2022, 10:58 AM   #42
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Who moved his cheese?
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Old 11-17-2022, 01:50 PM   #43
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Still no score??
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Old 11-17-2022, 01:59 PM   #44
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Wish I had used glue traps instead of bar bait...went to use my wipers a couple weeks ago & wouldn't spray. I was close to my mechanic buddy's shop & opened the hood. Looked like a pack of mice were partying with all the chewed up acorns & what not. He said a mouse chewed through the line & quickly fixed it no charge.

Well, I decided to go to war, washed the engine & zip tied some bar bait to the batt handle...got in the truck a few days later & the rotten death smell was starting. Crap!! Back to the mechanics & found him under the wiper motor. It was no mouse.
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Old 11-17-2022, 08:38 PM   #45
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Heard a trap go off in the attic last night. When i get home today i will bust out the measuring tape and see if i got one worth entering in this challenge.

Kraft cheese if amyone is wondering
Here he is..
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Old 11-17-2022, 09:57 PM   #46
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I thought it was a typo, and you ment to say trophy ram down. Boy am I glad I was wrong. Nice killin
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Old 11-18-2022, 08:41 AM   #47
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High fence?
Haha beat me to it! HF for sure and over bait...some of these guys....
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Old 11-18-2022, 10:10 AM   #48
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successful season!

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Old 11-18-2022, 11:17 AM   #49
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I you caught one there are 20 more .
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Old 11-30-2022, 04:44 PM   #50
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Well, that dang rat got the last laugh. Recently, my wife's car had issues with the throttle control module and the check engine light came on. It wouldn't move out of the driveway. I had it towed. Come to find out her wiring harness had been attacked by a rodent and the recent rain caused some issues. Cost me $776 to repair the damage. Got the car back today.


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