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#756594 - 06/16/08 07:29 PM Bodygrips for Groundhogs
SGT. C Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 1154
Loc: Midlands South Carolina
Anybody have pictures of any set-ups using bodygrips for Whistle Pigs.I checked the archives,no luck.
Anybody have any good advice when trapping groundhogs.Thanks....Dale
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#756636 - 06/16/08 08:08 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: SGT. C]
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 198
Loc: Glens Falls, New York
i use either a 160 or 220 and set it right in the hole they are using most..if there is more than one then cover the other hole up and stick the bg there...if u have trouble gettin them then try sticking a piece of apple on the triggers....in one summer i think i caught like 10 hogs in a short time span of 2 weeks
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#756648 - 06/16/08 08:26 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: ]
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Ive killed hundreds,and hundreds with 160s.Just be careful where you set.

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#756683 - 06/16/08 08:53 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: ]
j lord Offline
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 6866
Loc: Flatland TN
i like snarin them, lol. got three the past couple of days.
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#756691 - 06/16/08 08:59 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: ]
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Registered: 12/23/06
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Loc: Wisconsin
Those 160 RBGs work great.
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#756692 - 06/16/08 08:59 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: j lord]
Castle Offline
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Registered: 01/21/08
Posts: 405
Loc: Jackson county MI.
Go to snareone.com and look at possum skinners g-hoggin post it used to be on here but it got deleted must have been to graphic.Its a great post probally why it got zapped.
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#756715 - 06/16/08 09:10 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: Castle]
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 1154
Loc: Midlands South Carolina
Will 110's work? I just bought 2 dz for this fall or do I need to get a few 160's? Thanks,....Dale
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#756720 - 06/16/08 09:12 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: SGT. C]
j lord Offline
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Registered: 12/22/06
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Loc: Flatland TN
i learned my snarin from you buzz!!! i seen your snarin in action!
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#756724 - 06/16/08 09:14 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: SGT. C]
Castle Offline
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Registered: 01/21/08
Posts: 405
Loc: Jackson county MI.
I wouldn't use 110s too small 160s but seriously look at skinner post you'll learn alot.
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#756753 - 06/16/08 09:34 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: ]
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 1154
Loc: Midlands South Carolina
How about footholds in front of the den holes? Thanks
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#756845 - 06/16/08 10:44 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: SGT. C]
redneck4ever Offline
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Registered: 09/17/07
Posts: 217
Loc: noxen pa
 Originally Posted By: Dale Crumpton
How about footholds in front of the den holes? Thanks

thats the way i catch i use 1 3/4 dukes

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#756858 - 06/16/08 10:51 PM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: redneck4ever]
bearclaw Offline
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Registered: 03/02/07
Posts: 841
Loc: Kansas
j lord what size loop do you use?
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#757013 - 06/17/08 06:13 AM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: bearclaw]
2labs Offline
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Registered: 01/02/07
Posts: 372
Loc: Western N Y
110s work fine, they fit in the hole nicely!!! I use BMI 110 magnums.

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#757047 - 06/17/08 06:58 AM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: 2labs]
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How quickly y'all forget (except Coydog33) ... I made a big long post on g-hoggin not too long ago ... oh well, here a few pictures for you. Can't remember nothing too graphic in any of the g-hoggin pictures to get'em whacked other than just being caught!?!

160's, 220's and snares are my tools of choice

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#757120 - 06/17/08 07:59 AM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: ]
nashoba Offline
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Registered: 07/16/07
Posts: 79
Loc: Miamisburg Ohio
If you use 110's you run a good chance of having a very much alive and [Please excuse my language... I'm an idiot] off ground hog..!
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#757143 - 06/17/08 08:23 AM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: nashoba]
2labs Offline
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Registered: 01/02/07
Posts: 372
Loc: Western N Y
I have not had any alive,caught 8 in 3 days all never moved caught square behind the ears!!! We cant use 160s or 220s on land any more in NY, so we must improvise!!!

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#757146 - 06/17/08 08:27 AM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: 2labs]
j lord Offline
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 6866
Loc: Flatland TN
i use a 4-6" loop. with the loop on the ground. i set them up on slide wires so the 'hogs cant get back in the hole or under the dwelling.
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#757149 - 06/17/08 08:28 AM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: j lord]
j lord Offline
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 6866
Loc: Flatland TN
i didn't forget skinner, i remember talkin to ya about snares for them a couple years ago.. \:\)
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#757164 - 06/17/08 08:51 AM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: j lord]
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 7901
Loc: Northwestern New York(Elder)
The larger body grips, instead of footholds, have been my tool of choice trapping over the years for the few times I trapped them. I found out early on, especially with a long spring, if some of those big boys could get back in the hole, they could sometimes get enough traction and managed to pull right out of the trap. I've lost more than one that way with a #1-1/2.

They are good eating.

Jonathan
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#757382 - 06/17/08 11:50 AM Re: Bodygrips for Groundhogs [Re: Jonathan]
benthekid Offline
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Registered: 12/31/07
Posts: 954
Loc: western new york
2 labs, we can use 160's here in ny.
it was the 220 that got us.
160's are still legal on land if im not mistaken.

i've been using footholds this year.
last year i used coni's.

heres a pic of one caught in a #1 duke.


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