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#1019243 - 11/30/08 06:44 PM Staking In Sand
SalinaKSCooner Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 593
Loc: Salina Kansas
I found a sand bar on the bank of a river loaded with coyote coon and cat tracks and was wondering what would be the best way to stake it? I dont really want to use a drag but if thats the best way i might have to.
Thanks
Jake Werner


Edited by SalinaKSCooner (11/30/08 06:45 PM)

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#1019288 - 11/30/08 07:01 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: SalinaKSCooner]
big8s Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 2233
Loc: Green County KY
hd berkshire with 20 inch cable or longer.

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#1019306 - 11/30/08 07:07 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: big8s]
CharlesKS Offline


Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 11447
Loc: Kansas,32,6-1,220,B/B NS
i use a 1.5 inch pogo on 20" cable. if one wont hold, ill add another.

sand bars are GREAT cat locations.

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#1019311 - 11/30/08 07:08 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: CharlesKS]
KSlongliner Offline
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Registered: 10/09/08
Posts: 901
Loc: SC, KANSAS
In sand and plowed fields..i use a 18 inch long (finned) super stake. Try one of those. That of get you a big hedge limb or big branch and use that as a drag.
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#1019325 - 11/30/08 07:11 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: CharlesKS]
Cletis Richards Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 4464
Loc: 10714 Apple road Carthage,Mo6...
Originally Posted By: CharlesKS
i use a 1.5 inch pogo on 20" cable. if one wont hold, ill add another.

sand bars are GREAT cat locations.


What Charles Said except I use 2" because I got a great buy on them.
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#1019329 - 11/30/08 07:12 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: KSlongliner]
Jtrapper Online   crying


Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 15658
Loc: Alabama (Bama for short) 108 y...
Cross stake with a couple of disposables, use 3 or 4 if you have to. No rule saying you can only use one that im aware of, lol.
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#1019331 - 11/30/08 07:12 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: Cletis Richards]
CharlesKS Offline


Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 11447
Loc: Kansas,32,6-1,220,B/B NS
i would use 2 inchers, if i could ever remeber to get some!

i dont have but a couple sand bars to set, so i never remember i need them!

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#1019338 - 11/30/08 07:14 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: Cletis Richards]
Gary Benson Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 1943
Loc: Cambridge Nebraska
Pogos work great in sand IF you can get the driver to release the washer once it's driven in. I have problems with sand getting wedged in there and it won't release.
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#1019343 - 11/30/08 07:15 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: Gary Benson]
CharlesKS Offline


Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 11447
Loc: Kansas,32,6-1,220,B/B NS
heres how to fix that Gary.

what i do, is drive the washer down, then use my hammer and tap the shaft of the driver several times, in a circulat motion. gve the handles a littel twist, then, hit the bottom of the handles with your hammer in a upward motion as hard as you can, keep doing it untill the driver comes up easily.

works about 90% of the time. sometimes you just have to keep trying.

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#1019361 - 11/30/08 07:20 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: SalinaKSCooner]
lonejay
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I have a place like that and buried a cinder block with a long chain. the modern methods are easier but I know an old time way.

Old timers called it a "dead man" or bury a dead man. laugh
a 2x4 about 5-6 feet long is buried as deep as you can get it with the chain fastened to it.

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#1019401 - 11/30/08 07:30 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: ]
Cletis Richards Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 4464
Loc: 10714 Apple road Carthage,Mo6...
Originally Posted By: lonejay
I have a place like that and buried a cinder block with a long chain. the modern methods are easier but I know an old time way.

Old timers called it a "dead man" or bury a dead man. laugh
a 2x4 about 5-6 feet long is buried as deep as you can get it with the chain fastened to it.


Nothing is never new.........dead man .......the first disposable...works with the same principal.......LOL
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#1019436 - 11/30/08 07:38 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: Cletis Richards]
KSlongliner Offline
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Registered: 10/09/08
Posts: 901
Loc: SC, KANSAS
Yeah the dead man anchor was whaat all the older guys around here used to talk about.
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#1019563 - 11/30/08 08:35 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: KSlongliner]
Nextyeartrapper Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 3743
Loc: richmond virginia
how would one set for coyote on a sandbar i see tons of tracks on the sandbars here when trapping coons.
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#1019567 - 11/30/08 08:37 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: Nextyeartrapper]
Ricky Cox Offline
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Registered: 03/17/08
Posts: 2723
Loc: Lexington, Texas
Pogos for me in the sand.
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#1019612 - 11/30/08 08:53 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: Ricky Cox]
SalinaKSCooner Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 593
Loc: Salina Kansas
Thanks everyone!

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#1019709 - 11/30/08 09:28 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: SalinaKSCooner]
foxtail Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 3796
Loc: MN
Here is another idea I have used.

You have to use a drowner for this, but that is easy.

I have had places that just had to have a set, but they would not hold a stake on the deep end due to the sugar sand.

What I would do is to run a stout stick as deep into the sand at drowning depth as I can. I wire the stick to an overhanging branch which keeps it from moving towards the bank.

Another idea would be to fill a bag with rocks and use that as a bottom. I have used one at the top too, but I hate doing that.

The top end is staked as per normal or if there is need, the same can be done at the top end.

The best thing for this set idea is to have the animal drown before it reaches the stick. Otherwise it may hang on to the stick for a long time, working the stick as it waits.
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#1019899 - 11/30/08 11:59 PM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: CharlesKS]
mr. finch Offline
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Registered: 12/25/06
Posts: 1585
Loc: kansas
Originally Posted By: CharlesKS
i use a 1.5 inch pogo on 20" cable. if one wont hold, ill add another.

sand bars are GREAT cat locations.
why do you think that is?
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#1020158 - 12/01/08 09:27 AM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: SalinaKSCooner]
Mntrappin80 Offline
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Registered: 11/07/08
Posts: 38
Loc: Minnesota
Here in Mn we get cold temps so what I do is I will use 2 stakes and freeze them in! by pouring water around the stake, Works great...
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#1020189 - 12/01/08 09:56 AM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: Mntrappin80]
PappyD Offline
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Registered: 01/09/08
Posts: 4310
Loc: West Tennessee
I use a 30" rebar stake with a 5/8 nut on top.
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#1020213 - 12/01/08 10:12 AM Re: Staking In Sand [Re: PappyD]
kansasman Offline
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Registered: 12/04/07
Posts: 1846
Loc: Northeast Kansas
I would sink a couple pogos, if I was still in doubt I would attach a drag also. If there is a will there is a way.
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