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#146726 - 03/21/07 08:36 PM Re: Lynx sets [Re: Kusko]
fishermann222 Offline

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Registered: 12/22/06
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Loc: Bethel, Alaska
From Alaskacajun


Here's a Lynx cubby using a #3 DLS and baited with a bunny. Asa also provided the lure as well, and man does it smell good! If you look close you can see the marten that I caught, this is what you would call a walk through cubby! I also have duck wings hanging nearby and flagging!
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#146981 - 03/21/07 11:17 PM Re: Lynx sets [Re: Kusko]
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Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 2401
Loc: SW Alaska
Posted by Gator

AKCajun, Congrats on your first Lynx, don't forget the RAID.

I have to be a proud dad for a second, Carolyn was nice enough to put my daughters picture on the cover of this months Trappers Magazine, she was definitely excited. Wayne also had a nice article in there as well, well written.

I asked about using Otter carcasses for bait a couple weeks back, and didn't get too favorable of a response. It seemed to work for me, I picked up four cats this weekend and two of them were in the sets I used my Otter carcass on. On one set the Lynx almost completely ate the half of carcass I used. I don't know about everyone else, but it seems like my lynx this year have had a lot more brown on them than usual for this time of year.


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#151675 - 03/24/07 10:27 PM Re: Lynx sets [Re: otterman]
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Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 2401
Loc: SW Alaska
question asked by Kusko
Question for all of you Lynx and Wolverine guys. Would it pay for me to make a few sets even if we haven't cut any tracks yet. We know there are some in the area, but with the blowing snow conditions, finding tracks has been hard.

Reply from Trialblazersteve
will know their travel routs and they are pretty good about sticking to them.Somtimes it takes a week or two to come back thru but like the wolverine,they will come back.Look for sign along ridge lines and or on the edges of thick rabbit sign.If you make cubby's,make them right next to these area's but not right in the middle or you will be catching "mega tons" of rabbits.I like to make the cubby's more in an open area next to the rabbit sign and hang wings and tape a few yards around the cubby.Use your marten lure's to bring them in and I have found that rotten bird works the best for bait.

Question from Alaskan
What do you guys use for lynx lure. Not bait (I'll be using beaver) but some added "foo-foo" juice to entice them in. Just trying to figure out if I should bring up some smell good for them.

Reply from Trailblazersteve
Alaskan,I have been fooling around with lure's on cats for years and found that the skunky based ones work the best.I use the same lure's as I do for marten,both sweet and skunk.Cats seem to go crazy for strong castor lures like Pacific Call but It's not strong enough to bring them in when it's -20.Thats why I use both sweet and skunky lure's.Remember though that if a cat is full and satisified there is NOTHING that will bring them to your cubby.Seen them walk right by my sets before including this weekend!

Reply from Gator Jr
We've always used Pacific Call. I save my moose hide from each year and cut it into six inch squares, attach a piece of wire to them and hang one in each of my cubbies. I put my lure on them, and at the end of each season I bundle them all up and reuse them the next year. I even use PC on my marten sets.

Reply piperniner
Gator Jr. : I'm with you on the hide/lure thing. Wolverine rip it off the tree every time. Castor/ fish oil/ skunk has always worked the best for me.

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#151790 - 03/25/07 12:08 AM Re: Lynx sets [Re: otterman]
Rick McC Offline
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Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 15
Loc: Northern Alberta
Sorry - I put my lynx bit on a "new topic" If those in charge can move it to the lynx topic - I'd thank them

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#155950 - 03/27/07 09:58 PM Re: Lynx sets [Re: Rick McC]
fishermann222 Offline

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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 5292
Loc: Bethel, Alaska
Posted by Pete in Frbks

MT,

I use "dirt holes" under spruces pretty extensively for lynx. Works well here in Interior.
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