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Coons = denied, Coon proof update #7955520 08/30/20 10:16 PM
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Went out to check my coon proof bait yesterday. Only had one set of coon visits and all the pics looked like this:

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I also put a new camera up as my existing cameras don't take vdeo. (7 year old bullet proof reconyx that i splurged on after getting sick of replacing 100 to 200 dollar cameras every 2 or 3 years. I have 2 of them and they both work the same as new and have taken upmteen 1000 pics in all seasons). So next update will hopefully include video.

Momma and the 3 cubs are back and should be pretty entertaining on video. Here is how the cubs looked in spring:

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And now:

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Momma is decent size as well. For reference the bottom of the barrel is 40 inches off the ground:

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This is my target bear:

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I also discovered that the bait is so dense and sticky that it does not gravity feed at all resulting in 80% stuck up in the barrel and the bears not being able to get at it. I greatly enlarged the access holes and hopefully the bears will be able to work it enough to solve the problem. Did not have my sawzall with me so improvised with a hole saw on the drill:

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Also had one acrobat that i think was a pine marten but not sure. On the barrel:

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Last edited by Hirogen; 08/30/20 10:22 PM.

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Re: Coons = denied, Coon proof update [Re: Hirogen] #7955538 08/30/20 10:29 PM
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Love your threads and posts... thanks! cheers


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Re: Coons = denied, Coon proof update [Re: SnakeWrangler] #7955547 08/30/20 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
Love your threads and posts... thanks! cheers


Me too!!! Thanks again


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Re: Coons = denied, Coon proof update [Re: Hirogen] #7955549 08/30/20 10:40 PM
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That coon looks like he's holding an evangelical prayer vigil for manna to fall from Heaven.

'Appreciate the testimonial on Reconyx. I might have to splurge on one of those.


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Those cubs grew quite a bit in 3 months. Neat pictures up


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Re: Coons = denied, Coon proof update [Re: Hirogen] #7955611 08/30/20 11:13 PM
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Re: Coons = denied, Coon proof update [Re: Hirogen] #7955637 08/30/20 11:28 PM
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Re: Coons = denied, Coon proof update [Re: Hirogen] #7955641 08/30/20 11:30 PM
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Those cubs are cute little things.

Re: Coons = denied, Coon proof update [Re: SnakeWrangler] #7955758 08/31/20 01:03 AM
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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
Love your threads and posts... thanks! cheers

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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
Love your threads and posts... thanks! cheers


Me too!!! Thanks again



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Great pics! Good luck on your bear - a bear hunt is one of the things I haven't checked off of my list.


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And I thought the twins grew up quick. That is awesome Sir.


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I've never had a bear taco. I'd like to try...

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