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#73757 - 02/04/07 10:15 PM Beaver - Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver?
KYBOY Offline
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 4033
Loc: East, Kentucky
Just curious and if so do you like a heavy castor based lure or a food/curiosity lure for the set?
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#73765 - 02/04/07 10:17 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: KYBOY]
Gary Offline
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Registered: 01/08/07
Posts: 12915
Loc: Indiana, 15 1/4yrs old
yes if the situation is right .... i prefer castor based myself
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#73792 - 02/04/07 10:36 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: Gary]
Derek Dutton Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 212
Loc: Southern Illinois
ive heard the term smear set before...could you explain what exactly a smear set is...


i make a artificial crawl out slick it up and "smear" lure on it but i dont think thats what it is.

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#73829 - 02/04/07 11:10 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: Derek Dutton]
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 15656
Loc: Alabama (Bama for short) 108 y...
Use sac oil on mine usually, if is same thing im thinking.
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#73830 - 02/04/07 11:11 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: Jtrapper]
Gary Offline
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Registered: 01/08/07
Posts: 12915
Loc: Indiana, 15 1/4yrs old
a projection set LARKY ?? lol
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#73832 - 02/04/07 11:13 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: Gary]
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 15656
Loc: Alabama (Bama for short) 108 y...
No telling what im liable to use on such a set as that Gary. You know Gary is the name of spongebob's pet snail don't you? lol.
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#73851 - 02/05/07 12:06 AM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: Jtrapper]
Gary Offline
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Registered: 01/08/07
Posts: 12915
Loc: Indiana, 15 1/4yrs old
snail or no snail ... at least i dont pick up dead birds .... lmao ...may wanna lay off the cartoon network a bit too ... find ways to better pass ya time like catchin dillos !
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#73903 - 02/05/07 06:15 AM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: Gary]
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Registered: 12/25/06
Posts: 652
Loc: Missouri
Thats what I was thinking Gary. How and WHY would he know that?
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#74311 - 02/05/07 11:28 AM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: Broom Chaser]
KYBOY Offline
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 4033
Loc: East, Kentucky
Originally Posted By: Broom Chaser
Thats what I was thinking Gary. How and WHY would he know that?

J dont watch sports, hes gotta watch somethin'
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#74323 - 02/05/07 11:39 AM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: KYBOY]
otterman2003 Offline
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Registered: 12/28/06
Posts: 920
Loc: Pleasant Ridge, Kentucky
I like making smear set for beaver. I use oil sack tensure base. It's proven itself over and over.
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#74590 - 02/05/07 02:57 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: otterman2003]
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who wants to give the best description or photo of a smear set?

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#76546 - 02/06/07 05:41 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: ]
330-Trapper Offline
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Registered: 12/31/06
Posts: 5639
Loc: Minnesota
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#76550 - 02/06/07 05:42 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: 330-Trapper]
DanielE Offline
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Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 5066
Loc: Eastern NC
Yep...I'm all ears as well.

I though it was when you used lure on a tree in the water and put a snare next to it....???

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#76778 - 02/06/07 07:00 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: DanielE]
don bishop Offline
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Registered: 01/22/07
Posts: 700
Loc: arkansas
That's a Clint Locklier set, I prefer a curiosity lure. It works.Don

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#76791 - 02/06/07 07:07 PM Re: Anyone use "smear" sets for beaver? [Re: don bishop]
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 15656
Loc: Alabama (Bama for short) 108 y...
I don't have control of the tv anymore, got a 4 year old living here, spongebob is his hero and i now know more about spongebob, scooby doo, barney and power rangers than i ever wanted to, lol.

My version of a smear set, is to take your boot and just 'smear' a spot on the bank at water's edge, put a few drops of sac oil on the smear and set a large foothold trap under the water under it. Great set for spooked beaver that won't fool with snares or conibears.
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