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Old 04-18-2021, 11:00 AM   #1
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its a otter!
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Old 04-18-2021, 11:02 AM   #2
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Dinosaur? Lol!
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Old 04-18-2021, 11:12 AM   #3
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I haven’t seen one in the wild since i was a kid
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Old 04-18-2021, 11:19 AM   #4
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Very cool. Is that in NTX?


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Old 04-18-2021, 11:21 AM   #5
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River Otter.
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Old 04-18-2021, 11:24 AM   #6
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Very cool. Is that in NTX?


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Bengal, Oklahoma
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Old 04-18-2021, 11:52 AM   #7
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Really cool.

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Old 04-18-2021, 02:23 PM   #8
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Cool critters. You otter not shoot him.
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Old 04-18-2021, 02:25 PM   #9
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Yep...otter
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Old 04-18-2021, 02:50 PM   #10
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If that’s an otter, I hope there’s no pond close by. Otters live in families and they will eat every fish in a pond.
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Old 04-18-2021, 03:56 PM   #11
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We caught a pic of a whole family of them, 6 total. We have never seen them on the property in Hunt County. Itís cool knowing they are there.
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Old 04-18-2021, 04:06 PM   #12
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If thatís an otter, I hope thereís no pond close by. Otters live in families and they will eat every fish in a pond.
this man speaks the truth. They eat a ton of fish.
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Old 04-19-2021, 12:59 AM   #13
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Cool critters.
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Old 04-19-2021, 01:08 AM   #14
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thats awesome. I haven't ever seen one in the wild
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Old 04-19-2021, 08:24 AM   #15
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They ate 100 catfish fingerlings out of mine. Did not even know we had them around.


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Old 04-19-2021, 08:44 AM   #16
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Thereís more around Texas than youíd think. This is from Temple.
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Old 04-19-2021, 08:46 AM   #17
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Yep, they are cool little critters but they will clean the fish out of a tank in a hurry.
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Old 04-19-2021, 08:49 AM   #18
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i trapped one in a coyote trap years ago
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Old 04-19-2021, 08:51 AM   #19
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Bobcat
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Old 04-19-2021, 11:36 AM   #20
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We used to trap them on purpose in Texarkana, were getting around $130 apiece, then they went down to $30 and we quit trying.

We did catch one in a coon trap set at a corn feeder about 200 yards from a creek, but more often caught them in conibears.
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Old 04-19-2021, 09:54 PM   #21
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Had a beaver issue in my pond at my house & set conibears. Caught 1 beaver just before the big freeze. Caught 3 otters after the freeze. 2 in 1 day. Hadnít even seen any since I shot at one in late 2019. Jokers were as big as my daughterís 42 lb. basset hound.
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Old 04-19-2021, 10:40 PM   #22
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Very cool!
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Old 04-19-2021, 10:46 PM   #23
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Quite a number of them in the San Gabriel river watershed East of IH35, amd Granger Lake. They come up to check out my kayak all the time.
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Old 04-19-2021, 11:28 PM   #24
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I killed one out of my pond in 2017. There was 2 of them got one & havenít seen the other since.


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Old 04-20-2021, 09:06 AM   #25
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I saw two along the road hit by cars on 271 southwest of Gladewater yesterday.


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Old 05-02-2021, 07:27 PM   #26
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Cool critters. You otter not shoot him.
I see what you did there 😎
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Old 05-02-2021, 08:11 PM   #27
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Dead one on Hwy 146, between Liberty and Livingston.
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Old 05-02-2021, 08:15 PM   #28
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We see them all the time off the Trinity near Moss Hill.
Quite a few out at Lake Somerville too.
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Old 05-02-2021, 09:24 PM   #29
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I run into them in the back of lake texoma every year.
Cool creatures, but make sure thereís no way I would let them stick around with any ponds near. They can clean one out in a jiffy.


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Old 05-02-2021, 10:11 PM   #30
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A few years ago, we came across a dead otter on the shoreline on our place on Toledo Bend. I was with a guy who killed one in SHNF about 15 years ago
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Old 05-03-2021, 08:06 AM   #31
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Yep buddy of mine has them on his pond.


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Old 05-03-2021, 09:48 AM   #32
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Not a nutria?
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Old 05-03-2021, 10:11 AM   #33
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I've seen 1 roadkill otter in Decatur on FM51
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Old 05-03-2021, 10:19 AM   #34
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I have a house down in San Leon. We have an otter that lives around us. We see him every so often.
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Old 05-03-2021, 01:01 PM   #35
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Caught one on camera in a couple of months ago in Celina.
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Old 05-03-2021, 02:43 PM   #36
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Thats pretty cool. Don't think I could ever bring myself to shoot one even if in my pond. I would probably trap and relocate to major lake.
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