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#5579532 - 02/02/15 10:56 PM What a waste
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
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Pull into a parking lot on some Corp land tonight to go coon hunting scattered around that parking area were ten coon carcasses someone had skinned them for the hide. Around here coon meat will go for 10$ to 15$. For sure it put a dent in the ringtales that our hounds chase.

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#5579560 - 02/02/15 11:32 PM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
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I'd be livin if that was the case here.. They are lucky to get the honor if the bone pile in these parts.. But I can feel the frustration for $15 a pop
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#5581295 - 02/04/15 12:17 AM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
Txcatman1 Offline
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Loc: S texas
You in texas with a meat market?
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#5581321 - 02/04/15 04:43 AM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
N.La.Beagler Offline
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Loc: CopperasCove,TX
Same thing in N.La. 10 is the minimum going rate.

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#5581639 - 02/04/15 08:55 AM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
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I am a Sport Chase coon hunter I will not kill more than about 10 to twenty a year I hunt about three or four nights a week. Last night treed four and never fired a shot,but I still think it's a gross waste of game because the coons are hunted heavy in our part of Texas.

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#5581661 - 02/04/15 09:03 AM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
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You can have my quota of raccoon roasts.
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#5582485 - 02/04/15 03:25 PM Re: What a waste [Re: BenBob]
Beckett Offline
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People buy / sell raccoon meat? I didn't even think coyotes ate those things.

Man.......I missed out on a money making opportunity! When I set my pig feeder 3 years ago it looked like one of those "Occupy Wall St" protest except it wasn't freeloading bums, it was freeloading raccoons. I bet I shot 100 of those things. Still have one or two around but they aren't causing me any problems.

Do you sell the meat to friends, restaurants....?????
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#5583467 - 02/05/15 02:08 AM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
Txcatman1 Offline
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I'll ask again, where's your meat market in texas
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#5583469 - 02/05/15 02:14 AM Re: What a waste [Re: Beckett]
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Originally Posted By: Beckett
People buy / sell raccoon meat? I didn't even think coyotes ate those things.

Man.......I missed out on a money making opportunity! When I set my pig feeder 3 years ago it looked like one of those "Occupy Wall St" protest except it wasn't freeloading bums, it was freeloading raccoons. I bet I shot 100 of those things. Still have one or two around but they aren't causing me any problems.

Do you sell the meat to friends, restaurants....?????


Go to a fish market in South Monroe. They'll have a cardboard sign on the door. Coons for sale. I have a cousin who runs dogs. He sells every one he kills as soon as the sun comes up. And sells the hides.

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#5586332 - 02/06/15 11:12 AM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
truenorthoutdoors_tx Offline
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Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 201
Loc: Lindsay, TX
I've never heard of anyone eating coons in the last 50 yrs, my grandpa used to back in th depression days. Most people just wanna killem all. I used to coon hunt, let my dogs have fur every time if it wasn't a competition hunt.
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#5586393 - 02/06/15 11:39 AM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 10/25/14
Posts: 34
Truenorth you made a good point about letting your hounds have some fur,and it makes for a better hound. But about all the land I have to hunt is Corp land and coons are thin. I have also hunted land where coons were causing alot of trouble and those coon had to die or be thined heavy.

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#5586540 - 02/06/15 01:27 PM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
truenorthoutdoors_tx Offline
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Registered: 12/16/11
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Loc: Lindsay, TX
I didn't know coons were thin anywhere in the state of TX!!
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#5586870 - 02/06/15 05:19 PM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
cliffie Offline
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Registered: 08/30/10
Posts: 197
I've got a recipe for coon roast! Never tried it.

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#5587378 - 02/06/15 11:11 PM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
Txcatman1 Offline
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Registered: 10/02/13
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Loc: S texas
Are you avoiding the question I asked about the coon meat market in texas?
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#5587589 - 02/07/15 08:13 AM Re: What a waste [Re: taterpop]
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Last time I recall hearing about anyone eating a coon, was in the 60's and they was PO Arkansas folk. If you can sell them here in Texas, I'd think a bunch of fellas would be after that extra cash? I remember when the hides where fetching $20-30 (80's) and near wiped them out in some ares, but haven't heard of them bringing hardly $5 for some time? Not worth skinning..
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