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Time to pound some beaver
« on: November 30, 2019, 02:44:50 PM »
I set 12 traps yesterday on what I think are 3 different colonies that are close to each other. They have kept the water open.  I will check traps tomorrow morning.  I would have loved to use snares but couldn't due to the thin or no ice.

While I was taking pictures I noticed a doe and fawn running across the swamp.  When the got to the middle the dos broke through and the fawn followed her in.  It took ths doe about a minute to get out.  I was sure the fawn had no chance but after 2 minutes of struggling the fawn got out as well.  They both made it to shore thankfully.
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2019, 02:46:04 PM »
Deer
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2019, 02:48:43 PM »
good luck and stay safe!!!!    and pound some beaver!!!!    :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :happy1:
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2019, 04:54:22 PM »
Nice end with the deer surviving.  Hope you get to pound some beaver soon.  good luck.

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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2019, 08:49:16 AM »
Nothing like pounding some beaver to get a guy in a good mood.  Or a nap...    :sleazy:

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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2019, 10:02:25 AM »
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2019, 10:03:44 AM »
 :rotflmao: :happy1:
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2019, 02:42:13 PM »
Great day.  Hit a personal best.  Caught an 80 pound beast!!! 
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2019, 02:53:56 PM »
 :happy1: :happy1: :happy1: holy cow!!!!!!!!! nice score Dakids……………..
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2019, 02:58:41 PM »
no kidding!!  great score!!!   :happy1:
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2019, 04:11:59 PM »
Nice catch. 

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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2019, 04:51:13 PM »
Great start there dakids.  Keep it going.
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2019, 03:18:05 PM »
Another good day.  Two 50 pounders and a big 60 pounder.
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2019, 08:52:37 AM »

Dang, whats the biggest beaver you ever caught? 
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2019, 08:53:52 AM »
I wonder what those things are eating?! Purina Beaver Chow?

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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2019, 08:58:10 AM »

Dang, whats the biggest beaver you ever caught?
:rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: thats a loaded question......specially with some of the sex fiends here!!!!!!!!!! :rotflmao: :rotflmao:
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2019, 09:12:31 AM »

Dang, whats the biggest beaver you ever caught?

80 pounds is by far the biggest.  Previous was a 67# pregnant beaver caught in may.  The 80 was a week ago and it wasn't pregnant yet.

It's a 50 pounder next to the sled.
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2019, 11:58:01 AM »

Dang, whats the biggest beaver you ever caught?
:rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: thats a loaded question...... :rotflmao: :rotflmao:


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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2019, 05:12:56 PM »
Smurfy must have had Norwegian Wood...  Uff Da



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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #19 on: December 15, 2019, 11:50:04 AM »
Selfie Sunday.  Another big beaver!!!
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #20 on: December 15, 2019, 12:09:05 PM »
Hey nice beaver!

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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #21 on: December 15, 2019, 12:19:17 PM »
Watchout! He's makin' eyes at yer hat!  :rotflmao:

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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #22 on: December 15, 2019, 12:51:54 PM »
who's who??????????    :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :happy1:
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #23 on: December 30, 2019, 10:35:08 PM »
5 more beavers and an otter.  Biggest surprise was the 76 pound male beaver, which is huge!!!
I will be turning the otter in to the refuge tomorrow as I'm only allowed to trap the beavers.

The water level dropped 9 to 12 inches in the last week.  The beavers had  built a second dam and it raised the lake level.  It failed but the original dam held up.  The lower water level created air pockets under the ice and made walking on the ice dangerous.   I went through 2 times.  Lucky for me I was wearing chest waders and the water was only waist deep.  With all the bad ice conditions this year I have been limited to trapping just the bank dens.  Good part is I am only catching the big beavers, bad part is that I'm unable to gang set the lodge and catch all the beaver quickly.
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #24 on: December 30, 2019, 10:36:44 PM »
I though this was a cool picture.
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #25 on: December 31, 2019, 07:02:17 AM »
good score!!!  and yes the last picture is cool!!!   stay safe and dry!!! 
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #26 on: January 01, 2020, 09:56:04 AM »
I don't think I ever saw a double beaver cut like the one in your photo.  Big beaver started and little one finished?  Way cool.
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Re: Time to pound some beaver
« Reply #27 on: January 01, 2020, 10:18:02 AM »
I don't think I ever saw a double beaver cut like the one in your photo.  Big beaver started and little one finished?  Way cool.
lil beaver in training???????? :rotflmao: :rotflmao:

that would be cool to take that piece and make a display with somehow. 
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