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#1632401 - 12/03/09 05:02 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: martenpine]
white17 Offline

"General (Mr.Sunshine) Washington"

Registered: 03/17/07
Loc: McGrath, AK
Originally Posted By: martenpine
http://newsminer.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Ask+a+Wildlife+Trooper+%E2%80%94+Nov-+5-%20&id=4326317-Ask+a+Wildlife+Trooper+%E2%80%94+Nov-+5-

Here is the prebaiting article I was refering to



Pre-baiting could be considered trapping during a closed season if you consider the following: AS 16.05.940 defines trapping as “taking” furbearers. The same statute defines “take” as “taking, pursuing, hunting, fishing, trapping or in any manner disturbing ... game.”


I wouldn't buy this opinion for a minute. It may qualify as "feeding animals" but I sure don't see it as "taking". That's a real stretch. Notice he says nothing about doing it during an open season. Theoretically, by his reasoning, you could do this during an open season but never set the trap. Are you still "taking" an animal under those circumstances ? Do you have to have them sealed?


I have to admit the guy immediately qualified as a fool in my book. Choosing to walk 5 miles without trying to dry your clothes strikes me as being judgementally challenged. Consequently, Whatever else he says is questionable in my mind. But that's just me.

Dwight Eisenhower said "it's better to have no law, than a bad law". Now I have all the respect in the world for LEO's but I have a corollary to Eisenhower's statement. "No trooper is better than a dumb trooper". Just my opinion, and I could be all wrong.
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#1632511 - 12/03/09 06:00 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: white17]
Gulo Offline
"On The Other Hand"

Registered: 01/03/09
Loc: Idaho
My musings on the brown shirts...

You get a good one in your district, one that's got the best interest of the resource in mind, do what you can to keep the guy (or gal) around. Take 'em on your line. Tip a cup or two of coffee with 'em. As I've opined before, every profession's got its good 'uns and it's slinkies. If you've got a good brown shirt, be thankful. They can be mighty helpful in a pinch.

On the other hand, I agree completely with white17. A bum one can become a lot like carburetor ice in a SuperCub. Without a little heat, it'll get you sooner or later.

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#1633613 - 12/04/09 06:01 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Gulo]
Pete in Frbks Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/28/06
Loc: Fairbanks, Alaska
Gulo,

On the other hand, the carb icing analogy may be somewhat lost on the many Southern people lurking here.

Nice to see you on here! The place was getting kinda in-bred! New perspective is handy.

Pete

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#1633698 - 12/04/09 07:17 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Pete in Frbks]
Gulo Offline
"On The Other Hand"

Registered: 01/03/09
Loc: Idaho
Thanks Pete. You callin' me inbred? On the other hand, can't argue with the truth...

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#1633714 - 12/04/09 07:36 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Gulo]
Pete in Frbks Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/28/06
Loc: Fairbanks, Alaska
I much prefer to think of you as the "new perspective."

On the other hand, I recall one time having to explain (to a guy who looked much like you)that the western boundary of the Fbks Mgt Area was Rosie CREEK, not the Rosie Creek drainage....!

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#1633730 - 12/04/09 07:43 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Pete in Frbks]
Gulo Offline
"On The Other Hand"

Registered: 01/03/09
Loc: Idaho
Seems like people are forever tryin' to explain things to me, Pete, and they usually get that slack-jawed, blank-eyed stare, which is actually just my normal look.

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#1633790 - 12/04/09 08:24 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Gulo]
white17 Offline

"General (Mr.Sunshine) Washington"

Registered: 03/17/07
Loc: McGrath, AK
Hey, slack-jawed is mandatory if you want that snoose to color your beard.
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#1633997 - 12/04/09 10:38 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: white17]
otterman Offline



Registered: 12/24/06
Loc: SW Alaska
Aren't blank eyed looks normal ?
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#1643289 - 12/08/09 10:43 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: otterman]
Ol' Blister Offline


Registered: 03/18/07
Loc: McGrath, Alaska
minus 8 at the house today.......at 6AM. It will probably by minus 10 when it's time to start the truck.
the kitchen drain waited for White to leave town before it froze up! Aaaaah, life in the bush

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#1643307 - 12/08/09 10:50 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Ol' Blister]
takotna Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/22/06
Loc: Takotna AK
Hey OB, did you see me wave at you yesterday? I was in the clinic van. Maybe Ken can fix the drain from his computer.LOL

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#1645351 - 12/08/09 10:35 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: takotna]
Ol' Blister Offline


Registered: 03/18/07
Loc: McGrath, Alaska
Oh, that was you!

PM sent

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#1649034 - 12/10/09 02:53 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Ol' Blister]
canvasback Offline
"Exempt"

Registered: 12/22/06
Loc: NY
Send some of that warm weather to NY . It's warnmer in Juneau than it is here! 30 degrees in Juneau at this time of the year ?? 18 degrees here .
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#1649040 - 12/10/09 02:57 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: canvasback]
Pittu Offline
trapper

Registered: 11/09/07
Loc: Alaska
Wouldnt be suprized to hear 30 degrees in Juneau ANY time of the year!!

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#1649552 - 12/10/09 05:29 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Pittu]
Wolfwoman Offline
trapper

Registered: 05/11/07
Loc: Chickaloon, Alaska
-3 today
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#1649612 - 12/10/09 05:43 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Wolfwoman]
mtbadger Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/22/06
Loc: Montana
WooHoo we are up to 17 here....
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#1649644 - 12/10/09 05:54 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Ol' Blister]
Hupurest
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Originally Posted By: Ol' Blister

the kitchen drain waited for White to leave town before it froze up! Aaaaah, life in the bush


At least his adult diapers aren't clogging up the septic anymore..

You should make a sign for the batroom that says
"No adult hygeine products in the toilet"

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#1649650 - 12/10/09 05:55 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: mtbadger]
cooncatcher23 Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/08/09
Loc: Northumberland County, PA
Dropping to 17 tonight here with some pretty good wind gusts

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#1649673 - 12/10/09 06:00 PM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: cooncatcher23]
white17 Offline

"General (Mr.Sunshine) Washington"

Registered: 03/17/07
Loc: McGrath, AK
Hey Hoopy, You remember last evening you asked if there was anything you could do to help ? Well................ those diapers now...they have to come out of that pipe. Poor Barb can't do it.
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#1650648 - 12/11/09 12:40 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: white17]
Ol' Blister Offline


Registered: 03/18/07
Loc: McGrath, Alaska
Poor Barb won't do it.
She's too busy burning up all the birch - keeping the home fires burning!
It warmed up to minus ten this afternoon.
Yes! I plugged the truck in at work.

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#1650670 - 12/11/09 01:30 AM Re: The Almighty Alaskan Thread #4 [Re: Ol' Blister]
Kusko Offline
"Mr. Mayor"

Registered: 12/23/06
Loc: Bethel, AK
Barb, why didn't you just drop the oil and put it on the pot belly stove??? Geez....

smile
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