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#673144 - 04/09/08 01:22 PM Raccoon - A few Lil Griz videos
npaden Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/12/08
Posts: 407
Loc: Lubbock, Texas
I recorded these back on the 1st of March but just now got them resized to a reasonable size to post them. It was my first ever trapping attempt and I went 2 for 2 on my first 2 checks.

Just click on the links to activate them, they are windows media files.

http://www.padens.com/files/hunting/raccoons1.wmv

http://www.padens.com/files/hunting/raccoons2.wmv

http://www.padens.com/files/hunting/raccoons3.wmv

I haven't figured out how to make the little thumbnails of the videos yet. Nothing too exciting but I was pretty happy with it being my first ever trapping attempt.

Nathan

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#673153 - 04/09/08 01:29 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: npaden]
TrapperMikeNC Offline
trapper

Registered: 01/04/07
Posts: 640
Loc: NC,Wataga county
nice vids thanks for sharing
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#673189 - 04/09/08 01:59 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: TrapperMikeNC]
Creekbound Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 102
Loc: PA
Nice vids

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#673552 - 04/09/08 07:29 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: Creekbound]
Bottomline Offline
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Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 5471
Loc: Johnston County, NC
Good job!!
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#673563 - 04/09/08 07:34 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: Bottomline]
Kelly Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/15/07
Posts: 1027
Loc: N. Wisconsin
Awesome! Thanks for sharing.
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#673570 - 04/09/08 07:40 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: Kelly]
coon trapper101 Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/01/08
Posts: 2586
Loc: MN
Nice vids
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#673729 - 04/09/08 08:57 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: coon trapper101]
mathews4ever Offline
trapper

Registered: 03/29/08
Posts: 581
Loc: North Branch , MN...21 years o...
great videos. I am going to use them lil grizz traps for sure.

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#673784 - 04/09/08 09:18 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: mathews4ever]
longear Offline
trapper

Registered: 03/16/07
Posts: 1131
Loc: western pa
Good videos thanks for sharing. Later Longear
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#673793 - 04/09/08 09:23 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: mathews4ever]
logan Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/27/06
Posts: 2033
Loc: Michigan
great vids!
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#673960 - 04/09/08 10:19 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: logan]
Uncle Fester Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 3360
Loc: Colorado
Nice Job!!!

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#674001 - 04/09/08 10:38 PM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: Uncle Fester]
KSCATMAN Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/16/07
Posts: 901
Loc: SE Ks. 40+yrs. Young
I'm convinced............Good Job!
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#674203 - 04/10/08 05:42 AM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: don Wolf]
Brian Perlis Offline
trapper

Registered: 06/12/07
Posts: 154
Loc: Fairbanks, AK
Two for Two is a pretty darn good catch ratio! I hope you keep it up for your whole trapping career \:\)
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#674218 - 04/10/08 06:12 AM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: Brian Perlis]
bglong Offline
trapper

Registered: 09/14/07
Posts: 2112
Loc: West Virginia
LOL Don..I think he was more worn out from throwing him up the hill than he would have been carrying it up.

Nice work on those coons. You said before that you had a lot of coons on your lease. Now if we could just paint them with a northern coon fur, you'd be rich.


Edited by bglong (04/10/08 06:14 AM)
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#674313 - 04/10/08 08:48 AM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: bglong]
GaTrapper Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 4025
Loc: Georgia
Good Vids!
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#674363 - 04/10/08 09:27 AM Re: A few Lil Griz videos [Re: GaTrapper]
npaden Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/12/08
Posts: 407
Loc: Lubbock, Texas
Thanks everyone. The 2 for 2 was just on the first two groups of traps I set that night, overall I went 9 for 14 that night but I was still pretty happy. I learned a few weeks later that I wasn't an unfailable trapper when I went 0 for 14 on a clear night with a full moon. Then a couple weeks after that I went 3 for 14 two nights in a row. In total I caught 15 raccoons on my 160 acres.

I think I really put a dent in the population, my neighbor put out some live traps and had gone 3 for 3 with them last year and didn't catch anything this year. I let him borrow a couple lil griz and he caught 1 raccoon with the lil griz in 3 nights.

Things are looking up for the turkey and quail nests around the area this spring!

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