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#2886554 - 01/01/12 06:54 AM Trapping & Hides
Don Dial Offline
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Registered: 11/06/11
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For those of you still really working for a living, I thought I
might pass this along..My hunting bud's brother in West Texas
still traps and varmit hunts for a living..Several years ago my
bud asked him why he didn't ship his hides to Canada to get much better money..Coyote hides he got $5 for here brought $45
and bobcat brought over $300 one yrs..Just a thought..You don't
always need beer money..DD


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#2887082 - 01/01/12 11:44 AM Re: Trapping & Hides [Re: Don Dial]
BradyBuck Offline
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Registered: 10/18/07
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Loc: Clyde, TX
Some bobcats from northern states can bring as much as $1000 a hide. You get the most money by stretching, drying and then shipping them off. Its not worth it to me so I just case skin and sell to a local buyer.

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#2887087 - 01/01/12 11:47 AM Re: Trapping & Hides [Re: BradyBuck]
Sniper42 Offline
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 227
Loc: North Texas
Are there many local buyers these days?

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#2887099 - 01/01/12 11:52 AM Re: Trapping & Hides [Re: Sniper42]
BradyBuck Offline
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Loc: Clyde, TX
Here is a list from the Texas Trappers and Fur Hunters Association.

http://www.txtrappers.com/fur_buyers

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#2887274 - 01/01/12 12:58 PM Re: Trapping & Hides [Re: BradyBuck]
trapperjustin Offline
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Registered: 08/28/10
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Boy that looks like a lot of ringtails in that pic. Where ya get um?


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#2887287 - 01/01/12 01:11 PM Re: Trapping & Hides [Re: trapperjustin]
BradyBuck Offline
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Registered: 10/18/07
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I got those between Brady and Mason

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#2887465 - 01/01/12 02:34 PM Re: Trapping & Hides [Re: BradyBuck]
Sniper42 Offline
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 227
Loc: North Texas
Thanks for the link!

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