Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
4collectandsell, Frenchbritt, Kade, OOBuck, SmartShot4202
61700 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81031
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44076
BOBO the Clown 41989
BMD 40612
bill oxner 37585
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34254
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31171
facebook
Forum Stats
61700 Members
46 Forums
425800 Topics
5875725 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6079395 - 12/11/15 09:29 PM Nutria hunting
texashunter900 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 07/15/13
Posts: 515
Loc: Ennis, TX
Basically the hogs of the water.

One of these had 10 babies inside her.

They sure are fun to hunt. Got a friend with a bad problem that we are trying to solve one 22lr at a time.

_________________________
www.hogsbegone.com

Top
#6079406 - 12/11/15 09:37 PM Re: Nutria hunting [Re: texashunter900]
Erny Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 1937
Loc: Smith County
Have you tried eating them?

Top
#6079409 - 12/11/15 09:40 PM Re: Nutria hunting [Re: Erny]
texashunter900 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 07/15/13
Posts: 515
Loc: Ennis, TX
Originally Posted By: Erny
Have you tried eating them?


Yep, good stuff. We made stew with one of them but always looking for new ways to cook the.

How do you like them?
_________________________
www.hogsbegone.com

Top
#6079426 - 12/11/15 09:49 PM Re: Nutria hunting [Re: texashunter900]
Erny Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 1937
Loc: Smith County
Never tried them.,..but I always heard they were good which you confirmed.

Top
#6080333 - 12/12/15 05:36 PM Re: Nutria hunting [Re: texashunter900]
colt.45 Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 03/16/12
Posts: 9787
Loc: wondering about the woods
cheers As a kid usdta hit the dump grounds & do rat control... Also help land owners with gopher control, & time or two prarie dogs... flag
_________________________

i'm postaddic

Top
#6080353 - 12/12/15 05:50 PM Re: Nutria hunting [Re: texashunter900]
bull279 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/08/15
Posts: 718
Loc: Central Texas
Between them and the beavers, they keep out creek logjammed. They are on our list of targets of opportunity. Good hunting!
_________________________
Aut viam inveniam aut faciam

U.S. Army Military Police (ABN) 1998-2003

Top
#6080386 - 12/12/15 06:13 PM Re: Nutria hunting [Re: texashunter900]
Simple Searcher Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 4722
Loc: Helotes, Hext
When my kids were little, nutrias would come up to the bank while we were feeding ducks at the park in Boerne. My girls would go tell there mom about feeding the monster rats. My wife has still never seen one and doesn't have any idea what we were talking about.
I have never seen them another other place, but I know some have an abundance of them.
_________________________

"Man is still a hunter, still a simple searcher after meat..." Robert C. Ruark

Top
#6080557 - 12/12/15 08:04 PM Re: Nutria hunting [Re: texashunter900]
der Teufel Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/16/11
Posts: 902
Loc: Central Texas
I had a couple of buddies in SE Texas years ago who used to trap them for the fur. Never tried eating them. I think they are, as you indicated, basically the aquatic version of hogs as regards the environment.
_________________________
You can never have too much ammo — unless you're swimming.

Top
#6082137 - 12/13/15 07:42 PM Re: Nutria hunting [Re: texashunter900]
texashunter900 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 07/15/13
Posts: 515
Loc: Ennis, TX
They will come out of the water close to you. They walk funny with those short front legs.
I guess I need to get another night vision for my 22
_________________________
www.hogsbegone.com

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide