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Beaver - Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) #1749150
01/19/10 10:28 PM
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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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LT Grey made a post about people showing what an average day on their line was like, so I took my camera and shot some pics of where I went today....

I left the house shortly after sunrise and traveled 10 miles to the City's wetland area. This is part of their waste water treatment. Its the last phase the water goes through before being released back into the river. The wetland is a series of lagoons with aquatic plants in them to remove the nitrogen from the water.

The problem is the aquatic vegetation is a food supply for muskrats and nutrias. The nutrias have been eating a lot of the plants, so I've been catching them.

Here's a shot of the wetlands...



There are two nutrias here in traps. One is at the mound and one is past the mound where you see the support sticks for the bodygrip. You can see a patch of fur above the water, but that's it....



And here is the third nutria....



From the wetlands, I went about 1 mile to a ditch where there is a beaver problem. The city dug the dam out and the beavers didn't rebuild for four days. So, I began digging out a hole in the dam and got the beaver use to coming to fix it. Soon they were coming to fix the dam the first night every time I broke the dam. Because these beavers showed signs of being shy, I decided I'd go with a dam break set with a foothold. I broke the dam this morning and would return after I ran my rounds to make the set. I wanted to let the water drain down a bit so I could better judge where to place the trap.

Here's the dam before breaking it this morning...



From here I traveled northeast 82 miles to the other side of Greenvile to the next site. This is a culvert where beavers have been going through. There's one beaver left and it won't respond to anything, so I figured a snare at the culvert opening should do the trick... eventually. I had placed the snare and support there a couple of months ago so the beaver would get use to it. I just set it today....



From there I traveled 6 miles to the next site on the same tract of land. The beavers have a culvert plugged and water is flowing over the road....



I have two 330s at this site. I picked up a two year old last Thursday and picked this one up today. I had this set lured with Backbreaker on top of one of the support sticks....



Here is the same set after I remade it. I think I may have all the beavers out of this site, but I reset anyway to make sure....



From there I drove 46 miles to the next site. I thought I'd caught all the beavers from this site, but was afraid there might be one more that was avoiding the regular sets.

Here's what the place looks like upstream from the company road...



Here's the downstream side where the dam is....



Because I wasn't positive I had caught all the beavers, I made my way down to the dam yesterday and made a dam break set with a foothold. Here's the monster I had today.....



The strange thing about that small beaver is that neither of the two adult females I had caught were lactating, nor had they any time recently. I talked to a duck hunter there last week and he said when they were deer hunting in there that their dogs had gotten a beaver. The fella didn't know if the dogs killed it or not because it was up in that flooded stuff where they couldn't get to. One of the dogs had a nasty gash on its shoulder. So, I don't know if that lactating female that had that young beaver is still there or dead. Time will tell....

Here's the backside of that dam...



From there I drove 28 miles to the next site, which was just west of Ahoskie. I've been working this site for a bit and have caught 8 beavers from here so far.

Here's what it looks like with the water flowing over the road where the pipe is plugged....



The only set that has been connecting lately is at the bottom of this crossover where the beavers are crossing the company road to get to the lower impoundment. Got another beaver here today....





From here I drove 7 miles to check out an old site that was on my inspection schedule for this month. I like it when the pipe is still open and everything still looks good after a year since I worked it last....



From here I drove 106 miles back to that beaver dam in the city ditch that I opened this morning. I went ahead and made the dam set and hope to see something here tomorrow....



Drove 11 miles back to the house and my beaverin is done for the day. Here is a pic of the catch, minus the little bitty beaver that I left on the bank for the bobcats to snack on....



That's a poor catch for a fur trapper, but I'm not fur trapping. I'm paid to catch the last beaver at each of those sites. I believe I traveled right at 300 miles today and it was a 10 hour day. Now its time to go to the shed and pack orders.

That's a day on my line - not much, but I really enjoy it....



Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Paul Dobbins] #1749182
01/19/10 10:35 PM
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Good layout very well done nice pics.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Paul Dobbins] #1749185
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Thanks for posting Mr Paul! thats Great Info ...Cant wait to get my order also...lol


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Re: Average day on my line.... [Re: Paul Dobbins] #1749189
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looks nice paul, alot flatter than I thought it would be.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: steeletoe] #1749198
01/19/10 10:38 PM
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Nice pics and post..

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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: fultonbig9] #1749237
01/19/10 10:44 PM
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Thanks for the ride-along ! Those nutria are some ugly critters. I like the way you have your truck organized.


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: white17] #1749397
01/19/10 11:16 PM
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Paul, that is a cool ride along, lol, i really learned alot from it, thanks!


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: white17] #1749514
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Originally Posted By: white17
Thanks for the ride-along ! Those nutria are some ugly critters. I like the way you have your truck organized.


How about a close-up???


Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: ] #1749881
01/20/10 08:03 AM
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very nice paul! thanks! once a week ride along with paul. hmmmm sounds good to me.


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: white17] #1749902
01/20/10 08:13 AM
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It is always a good idea to skin all the fur bearers before offering them up for a snack for the bobcats. Waste not want not. Just my 2 cents........


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Ponyboy123] #1749921
01/20/10 08:30 AM
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Thanks 4 that. You give great info as you go along.


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: BoyerWNC] #1749939
01/20/10 08:59 AM
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Thanks for bringing us along on the line with you paul! Seems like you have always got your work cut out for you with the beaver/water problems in your part of the state.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Wade Lacey] #1749978
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Paul,

I knew we'd see a culvert in your post LOL

Hey, nice pics Boss , also shows another view/way people trap. Nuisance work. Like you stated, you paid to remove the beaver, the fur is a bonus.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Wade Lacey] #1749991
01/20/10 09:36 AM
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Nice but dag gum it I was hoping for a picture of you removing yourself from the famous Wallet Set!!! OH, well, guess this a family channel after all.


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Paul Dobbins] #1749992
01/20/10 09:40 AM
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Great post! Thanks for sharing.


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Geezerman] #1749996
01/20/10 09:42 AM
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very nice post. thanks

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: tonymalone] #1750051
01/20/10 10:31 AM
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Paul,

thanks for the ride along, I enjoyed it.


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Wade Lacey] #1750060
01/20/10 10:39 AM
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Thanks alot Paul!!! Enjoyed the pics.


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Bottomline] #1750129
01/20/10 11:13 AM
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Thanks Paul.....nice pics......thanks for the daytrip


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Bottomline] #1750130
01/20/10 11:14 AM
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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: white17] #1751016
01/20/10 08:02 PM
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Great pics Paul. A real contrast of your location and habitat as compared to up here in Ohio.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Wade Lacey] #1751050
01/20/10 08:16 PM
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Thats a long Ride, and a lot of Cool country to see....

Thanks for the Tour Paul!


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Wade Lacey] #1751078
01/20/10 08:24 PM
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Great pictures Paul, Thanks for taking the time to show us. Do you ever stop into Parkers for one of those GREAT barbque sandwiches when going through Greenville??


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: ol marshrat] #1751092
01/20/10 08:28 PM
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Great post.



Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: garett] #1751170
01/20/10 08:46 PM
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Thanks Paul for sharing that with us.


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Freepop] #1751184
01/20/10 08:51 PM
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Great post! Thanks for sharing! I enjoyed the pics.


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Coonsnightmare] #1751191
01/20/10 08:54 PM
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Paul,
Thanks for giving us an inside look at the day and life of a contracted control trapper. Great pictures it looks like it was a beautiful day!

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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: swampcat] #1751203
01/20/10 08:58 PM
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Thanks for the ride along Paul, sounds like a full day!


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: PappyD] #1751218
01/20/10 09:01 PM
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What? No mink? Great pictures Boss. Are there many muskrats in your area?


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Nittany Lion] #1751240
01/20/10 09:06 PM
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nice pics! thats a pretty good drive you got

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: barbwire] #1751322
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Nice job, Paul. Thanks for sharing.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: beachcomber13] #1751367
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Didn't get to see all the pix, some were just red x's . dang


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: white17] #1751436
01/20/10 09:51 PM
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nice picture quality

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Grandpa] #1751441
01/20/10 09:52 PM
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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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Today I picked up a large male beaver in the dam set I made in the city, and I picked up an adult female at that place where the beavers were crossing the company path. That set hasn't missed a lick yet - lol.

Also picked up three more nutrias.



Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Paul Dobbins] #1751446
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Nice!


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Paul Dobbins] #1751447
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Way to go Paul.Thats why they pay you the big bucks.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Bruce T] #1751473
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really interesting post Paul, Thanks


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: akntrpr] #1752033
01/21/10 12:58 AM
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I enjoyed your post immensely, Mr Paul.

Them nutra-rats sure do mess up a lot of good otter and beaver sets around here. On one little creek I set 4 280s on a dam, went on down and set 4 more. Came back by the first ones I set and had 4 nutras already. Reset and by dark had 4 more. Next morning 4 more....that got old quick.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: blindhog] #1752045
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Quite a pine plantation they have flooded,10 acres @ 20 cords per acre seem about right. Cost of lost to timber company would be?
Thanks for sharing, just like the Mn boys, there is nothing white and hard in your pics. But we are both mosquitoe free.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Ponyboy123] #1752055
01/21/10 01:17 AM
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Originally Posted By: Ponyboy123
It is always a good idea to skin all the fur bearers before offering them up for a snack for the bobcats. Waste not want not. Just my 2 cents........


Even if that beav was caught here or in NS, it would be completely worthless. Southern fur and as small as a muskrat, less than worthless.

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Northof50] #1752056
01/21/10 01:19 AM
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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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hahaha, no there's no white stuff here. I think we had a snow last year, or year before last... I don't recall for sure.

It was nearly 70 today and about the same yesterday. We did have about a week of temps low enough that it put a half inch of ice on water that wasn't moving. That was about a week or two ago.



Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Paul Dobbins] #1752062
01/21/10 01:23 AM
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Foxtail - "Even if that beav was caught here or in NS, it would be completely worthless. Southern fur and as small as a muskrat, less than worthless."

Actually that little beaver was a Wisconsin beaver. We generally have two types here. The ones they imported from Wisconsin and those they got from Alabama. You can tell the WI beavers because they still make feed piles outside their lodges/dens, and they still have that nice WI fur. This place has a nice feed pile. Its on the downstream side of the company road. You have to look closely to see it, and its easy to mistake for the dam in the pic. The dam where I caught the little bugger is about 50 yards downsream from the company road.



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That looks like a solid day's work, but much better than any day at the office!

Very nice pictures!

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: Wade Lacey] #1752461
01/21/10 10:08 AM
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Paul that is great looking ground you trap....no snakes? lol Tom

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: tmrschessie] #1752478
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Very nice post Paul. Thanks


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Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: tmrschessie] #1752508
01/21/10 10:37 AM
01/21/10 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted By: tmrschessie
Paul that is great looking ground you trap....no snakes? lol Tom


HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUHHHHHH??? Revert back to the picture of the Nutria I posted. Notice I am wearing snake boots in Nov. I have seen water moccassins during warm spells in Dec. Some guys don't bother with boots, but I wear them all the time. We have 3 kinds of rattlesnake, plus copperheads and water moccasins. When it's above 55 deg. I wear mine to church!

Re: Average day on my line.... (pic heavy) [Re: white17] #1752514
01/21/10 10:40 AM
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that sounds like an awesome job! But i bet you wear through tires pretty quick

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