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#5629461 - 03/01/15 09:41 PM Coon hunting ?
Cattleman Offline
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Registered: 02/09/13
Posts: 869
Loc: Palo Pinto county
I've hunted a lot of contest and killed my share of coons but I had a buddy tell me that without a trappers license you could only have one coon or fox in possession . I read the Tpwd handbook and it's not real clear to me . Do you need a trappers license to kill more than one?

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#5629473 - 03/01/15 09:46 PM Re: Coon hunting ? [Re: Cattleman]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 3062
Loc: granger,tx
Only if your going to sell them. I trapped, spot lighted for years. If your just going to shot them and not sell, my understanding is you don't.

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#5629499 - 03/01/15 10:00 PM Re: Coon hunting ? [Re: Cattleman]
Cattleman Offline
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Registered: 02/09/13
Posts: 869
Loc: Palo Pinto county
I found it this if from the Tpwd fur bearing regs handbook.

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#5629511 - 03/01/15 10:05 PM Re: Coon hunting ? [Re: Cattleman]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
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Loc: granger,tx
But if your going to just let them lay, not skin them for sell. Are you wanting to sell the pelts?

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#5629532 - 03/01/15 10:15 PM Re: Coon hunting ? [Re: Cattleman]
Cattleman Offline
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Registered: 02/09/13
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Loc: Palo Pinto county
No just shooting them during a varmint hunt.

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#5629881 - 03/02/15 08:11 AM Re: Coon hunting ? [Re: Cattleman]
rexmitchell Offline
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Registered: 02/11/13
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You can possess as many as you want, and if you are worried about it, just get the trappers license, it is only 19$

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#5630766 - 03/02/15 04:43 PM Re: Coon hunting ? [Re: Cattleman]
CoolBarrelBill Offline
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Registered: 03/26/11
Posts: 209
Loc: PlanoTX
at least take their peckers for toothpicks

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#5636614 - 03/05/15 06:04 PM Re: Coon hunting ? [Re: CoolBarrelBill]
blackcoal Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/19/12
Posts: 9209
Loc: 60 Mi North of DFW
Originally Posted By: CoolBarrelBill
at least take their peckers for toothpicks


Durn, I've been wasting them to use as olive sticks in martinis. Also make good hour & minute hands on the clocks.
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