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Old 08-11-2019, 02:35 AM   #251
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Put them out, no reason to make them want to come in


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Old 08-11-2019, 10:43 AM   #252
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Put them out, no reason to make them want to come in


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This is what I was thinking also. Plus I wouldn't put it past a chicken to stick their head in the trap to get the bait, especially if you use cat/dog food or corn.

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Old 08-11-2019, 10:43 PM   #253
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I’ll put them outside, the aholes are climbing a tree, jumping on the roof of the henhouse, tearing the netting to keep the hawks out to get to the feeder tubes filled with grower and capped each nite. They tear them up until they get the caps off. Wife has a heart but this is pissing me off! Live trap isn’t working on this bunch!
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Old 08-12-2019, 12:30 AM   #254
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Old 08-13-2019, 10:34 AM   #255
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525-added 3 over the weekend duke traps and cat food,no more fruit tree bandits!!!
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Old 08-17-2019, 12:23 PM   #256
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526. Set out 3 Dukes with banana moon pie for bait- got 1!
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Old 08-17-2019, 05:54 PM   #257
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Caught 15 off of a new feed spot and thought well that should have them at bay..... I was wrong. Checked cams yesterday and still got some waste management to do.
Hopefully some crime scene photos to come when I get back to town


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Old 08-18-2019, 11:50 PM   #258
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21 this weekend (17 this morning, 4 Saturday morning). All on duke DP with marshmallows and protein.

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Old 08-20-2019, 01:18 PM   #259
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Got another one today on Dukes and banana moon pies! 548
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Old 08-21-2019, 03:18 PM   #260
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I just learned a lesson on bait size, rebaited my traps yesterday and 2 were empty. Guess my moon pie pieces were too big and they fished them out! Checked this morning and bait is still there below the trigger.
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:59 PM   #261
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Well, heck, looks like I had only 2 chicken feed stealers. Do y’all leave your Duke’s out all the time or set them as needed?
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Old 08-22-2019, 11:44 PM   #262
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Well, heck, looks like I had only 2 chicken feed stealers. Do y’all leave your Duke’s out all the time or set them as needed?


I set them at the lease only and try to do it every trip in the offseason. But we pull them after the last check for the weekend.
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Old 08-23-2019, 12:35 PM   #263
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Thanks, Jason, I’ll put them out on a as needed basis.
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Old 08-24-2019, 12:48 AM   #264
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Put out 40 dog proofs today hope to have some coon carnage in the am


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Old 08-24-2019, 04:51 PM   #265
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Daaaang! We put out 18 at 6 pens. Hope to have a few family groups get their ticket punched.
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Old 08-24-2019, 11:11 PM   #266
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Looks like a double early!

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Old 08-25-2019, 12:30 AM   #267
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4 at another little man was not there for second feeder, so no photo op

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Old 08-25-2019, 10:41 PM   #268
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Only 4 to add today, Getting wise to the smartpop store bought popcorn

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Old 08-26-2019, 07:46 AM   #269
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8 total Sat night including 2 triples at 2 feedpens. Caught mostly on reg corn and one on protein.

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Old 08-26-2019, 01:15 PM   #270
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578- 8 on dukes over the past 3 days
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Old 08-26-2019, 09:48 PM   #271
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I was fixing to pull my traps but looks like unfinished business with the bandits. I have 1 trap left and will put it inside the chicken yard if they evade me tonight!
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Old 08-28-2019, 08:54 AM   #272
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Got one more this morning - no pics as I left my phone at the house.
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Old 08-28-2019, 01:33 PM   #273
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The bandits are smart, no show last night! Rebaiting and hope they show tonight.
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Old 08-29-2019, 01:47 PM   #274
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Success, got 1 last night on the Dukes I put in the chicken yard! 580
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Old 09-02-2019, 09:25 PM   #275
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Ole live trap and sardines worked again. This time at the lease by the camp house -581


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Old 09-06-2019, 03:21 PM   #276
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we've trapped the singles (at least 4) that have been ravaging my one corn feeder this year, haven't seen any on the cam lately, all of a sudden there are 3 on this set of pics! What gives, especially when the creeks are dry and its hotter than blazes?
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Old 09-08-2019, 02:59 PM   #277
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Got 4 this weekend with Dukes and corn

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Old 09-16-2019, 07:24 PM   #278
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Caught one last night at the ranch in a dog proof. Dry cat food with fish oil for a trailing scent.. Had both front feet in the trap.
There's a road that goes to the cabin that always has coon tracks on it, so put a dog proof on each side of the road and put a squirt of fish oil across the road from one trap to the other. I was hoping to get a double, but only caught one.
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Old 09-18-2019, 10:31 PM   #279
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Drove up to the feeder behind the house and there were 3 scurrying up the tree at 430. Went back to the house, grabbed a .22, and picked them off out of the tree.
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Old 09-18-2019, 10:36 PM   #280
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Drove up to the feeder behind the house and there were 3 scurrying up the tree at 430. Went back to the house, grabbed a .22, and picked them off out of the tree.
Nice! I tried to shoot one climbing up a tree last night with my pistol. Didn't find any sign I hit him.

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Old 09-18-2019, 11:06 PM   #281
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Nice! I tried to shoot one climbing up a tree last night with my pistol. Didn't find any sign I hit him.

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Ain’t gone lie, took 6 shots lol. First one on one shot, second one took 3 shots, and last one two shots. Wasn’t easy shooting through the tree limbs
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Old 09-26-2019, 03:12 PM   #282
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No new corn thieves to add to the list today, but I do have a funny story.

We had a bunch of relatives in from out of state this past weekend to celebrate a milestone birthday, my father turned 70 recently.

At one point during all of the conversations and catching up with the relatives I overhear my wife telling a group that I have been waging war on the local raccoon population this past summer and that I trap them and then beat them to death!!
Before I could jump in (because I was laughing so hard and spitting beer everywhere) my wife continued to say that she sees me leave the workshop with a white pipe in my hand when I go check traps and that is what I use to beat them to death with.

Seeing my relatives faces was priceless

I then jumped in to explain that the white pipe is a section of PVC pipe to reset the Duke's trap and that I have a Ruger SR22 in my pocket.

Another priceless moment was when one of my cousins found out that I am a Trump voter Good times!!
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Old 09-26-2019, 03:50 PM   #283
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6 with Dukes dry cat food with a few drops of menhaden oil.

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Old 10-09-2019, 04:10 PM   #284
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had to put a move on him but got one with the pickup this morning driving into the plant.....got a dozen new DPs ready to break in next week as well

If truck counts....596
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:06 PM   #285
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Would you look at this, how lucky am I? They just sat there and watched me whack them. Never tried to run. 598
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:09 PM   #286
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had to put a move on him but got one with the pickup this morning driving into the plant.....got a dozen new DPs ready to break in next week as well

If truck counts....596

Yes they do if you are in the vehicle that whacks them!


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Would you look at this, how lucky am I? They just sat there and watched me whack them. Never tried to run. 598

What a bunch of troopers they were!
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Old 10-18-2019, 06:13 AM   #287
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Caught one in a coyote set last night / this morning.
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Old 10-18-2019, 08:58 AM   #288
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Been setting 4 DP's out on the weekends and have got 11 in a month. Still have about 20 to go.
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Old 10-28-2019, 06:08 AM   #289
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609 in a DP.
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Old 10-28-2019, 06:33 AM   #290
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Caught 4 last week, I see there are 3 more on camera.
I prefer the "Z traps" over the Dukes if anyone cares. They have a push/pull trigger instead of the pull only on a Dukes. Allows you to catch skunks/opossums etc...
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Old 10-29-2019, 05:58 AM   #291
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614 in the same DP.
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Old 11-01-2019, 10:59 PM   #292
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Old 11-01-2019, 11:30 PM   #293
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Won’t be stealing feed no more


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Old 11-02-2019, 11:40 AM   #294
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One more down this morning pawing at bait in the Duke's.
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Old 11-03-2019, 07:40 AM   #295
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619. Double this morning in DPs.
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Old 11-03-2019, 07:42 AM   #296
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One was kind of pale looking.
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Old 11-07-2019, 02:47 PM   #297
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One more bandit last night on marshmallow in a new Duke's.
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Old 11-08-2019, 12:49 PM   #298
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They just keep coming....
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Old 11-16-2019, 06:05 AM   #299
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622.
Big boar in a DP this morning.
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Old 11-16-2019, 12:44 PM   #300
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623. Had a newcomer tear open our tube feeders Thursday night, loaded the Dukes with banana marshmallow last night and dispatched him this morning! I’ll reset tonight to see if he had a partner in crime.
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