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Old 07-09-2009, 04:19 PM
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What is the best coon bait u can think of?
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:57 AM
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i have good success in using marshmallows, dog food (cheap), and stinky sardines.
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Old 07-10-2009, 12:37 PM
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I attempted a mineral mix this year using the scrap peanut butter Hershey's uses in their candy as an enticement for the deer. Gave it a try, worked but not great. I had a bunch of coons on my cam at my feeder. I placed havahart traps out with a 3" piece of pvc pipe 6" long filled with this peanut butter. To date I have relocated over a dozen coon from that one area alone. My dad had coons and wanted to do the same using fish.... he caught 1 opossum and 1 turtle, no coons!
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Old 07-10-2009, 01:59 PM
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I like sardines mixed with peanut butter
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Old 07-10-2009, 02:19 PM
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Apples work well also
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:19 PM
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Cat food seems to work pretty well over here.
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Old 07-12-2009, 04:41 AM
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Last year while showing my son how to trap we used sardines and shell fish oil. We went this year and netted some shiners and froze them for the up coming season. I like the peanut butter and will give it a try this year.
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Old 07-12-2009, 06:37 PM
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We use alot of carp. Spear them in the summer and preserve them. Cut the guts out and chop into four to six inch chunks with an ax. Put a layer of stock salt in the bottom of a bucket. Add a layer of fish and cover with salt. Cheap and works great for cats and coons and will last pretty much forever.
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Old 07-12-2009, 10:35 PM
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Fish also here. I don't gut them though. I will freeze them hole then remove and cut them up with my chop saw into chunks. Then place 6 chunks in a freezer bag and put back in freezer and just take out what I need so I don't waiste any by thawing out and not useing. Not a good idea to use chop saw when not frozen. Quite messy and scary when the teeth grabs and rips the fish out of your hand and throughs your fish with a clang of the blade. And not a good idea because a chunk might end up in the sawdust vacum tube on the saw and then you smell the rankest smell ever and cant find out where it is comming from but it works fine with frozen fish.
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Old 07-13-2009, 07:43 PM
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tHEY LOVE WHAT YOU PUT IN YOUR GARBAGE CANS
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