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Old 02-19-2018, 06:29 PM
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Back in high school I knew a land owner with a beaver problem on his land. He offered us 50 dollars per dead beaver and as a high schooler that was some good money. The kill traps are the way to go if you really want them gone. Shooting them is way more fun, we sat up a shooting house in view of the dam and would bust it up the day of the hunt. They would come in right at dusk and we would get a shot. We took about 5 out like that but trapping them is much more productive.

I wish we would have had tannerite back in the day, 20lbs in a PVC pipe would be awesome.
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Old 02-19-2018, 11:59 PM
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Originally Posted by lps View Post
You have to make a hole in the dam. Then, set up within shooting distance about an hour before sunset, and be absolutely quiet. They'll come to fix the dam. But they're easily spooked. If they detect your presence, one of them will slap the water with their tail to warn the rest, and the hunt is over (you'll hear it). If you see one and shoot, the hunt is also over. I've tried many times to shoot beavers, and have had very little luck. As others have said, dynamite can do the trick, but you have to find the hut and blow that up, otherwise, you're just giving the beavers more work to do to fix the dam.
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Back in high school I knew a land owner with a beaver problem on his land. He offered us 50 dollars per dead beaver and as a high schooler that was some good money. The kill traps are the way to go if you really want them gone. Shooting them is way more fun, we sat up a shooting house in view of the dam and would bust it up the day of the hunt. They would come in right at dusk and we would get a shot. We took about 5 out like that but trapping them is much more productive.

I wish we would have had tannerite back in the day, 20lbs in a PVC pipe would be awesome.

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Old 02-20-2018, 02:02 PM
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The fat bastard is back. Its on!
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Old 02-20-2018, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Tireless View Post
The fat bastard is back. Its on!
Ironically the beaver was overheard saying the exact same thing


Good luck and be careful. He is a crafty adversary
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Old 02-20-2018, 05:57 PM
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you prob have more like 10-12 of them

prepare for a long drawn out battle

think of it more like mitigating them, as eliminating them is hard to do, and will be short lived

I will repeat what I said before, check on the local hunting forums, there may be someone who will come trap them for you (for free)
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Old 02-20-2018, 06:05 PM
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Ask this guy, he knows how to kill beaver, then let it bake on the roof of his Jeep, as for me, I have no advice, I haven’t seen a beaver since I got married.
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Old 02-21-2018, 08:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Tireless View Post
The fat bastard is back. Its on!

He had a new litter of kits born and took a few days off to show them how to dive properly. He "made some more troops" for this battle.
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Originally Posted by Elusive View Post
Ironically the beaver was overheard saying the exact same thing


Good luck and be careful. He is a crafty adversary
I may have broken the fat bastard.

I noticed today a dam on the right side of the road, tucked deeper into the wetlands. We will see how long this remains a cease fire. The NV scope is zeroed and ready to work.
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Originally Posted by Stcatfisherman View Post
He had a new litter of kits born and took a few days off to show them how to dive properly. He "made some more troops" for this battle.
I have 8 lbs of tannerite if he wants to escalate this matter.
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Old 02-21-2018, 04:10 PM
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Had an old man tell me to watch them swimming. Shoot the head of the wake.
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Jackhead | A Canadian trapper claims he has survived a brutal sexual assault by what he calls the “biggest beaver he has ever seen.”

Bill O’Connor, 63, was checking his beaver traps near Lake Winnipeg when a large bear-like creature attacked him out of nowhere.
O’Connor, who first thought he was being mauled by a small bear or wolverine, soon realized it was, in fact, a very large-sized beaver.
“I had never seen a beaver of this size in my entire life,” he told local reporters.

The beaver, apparently bruised by one his traps, was extremely aggressive and even managed to knock the sixty-three-year-old man unconscious before he awoke minutes later.
“I woke up, my face in the snow and gasping for hair. The beaver was crushing me with its weight and doing a humping motion on my head and neck while making a strange guttural sound. It must’ve weighed at least 200 pounds,” he recalls.

Moments later, the large-sized semiaquatic rodent eventually ejaculated on O’Connor’s head and neck, before leaving the area.
“I had warm beaver semen all over my hair, face, eyes and mouth, but man was I glad to be alive,” he said, visibly grateful.

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Size:  42.8 KBBill O’Connor, 63, told local reporters he had been mauled and sexually assaulted by what he believes to be a massive 200-pound beaver.

Multiple sightings

Conservation officer, Tom McGreary, says visitors at the nearby Kinwow Bay Park Reserve have reported multiple sightings of an unusually large-sized beaver in the area.
“We have also had several reports in the area by local residents of excessively large beavers but until now it had been more of a local legend,” he said when reached by phone.
“Beavers are usually not an aggressive species unless they feel threatened or are injured, although sexual predation on other mammals, especially humans, is unheard of,” he adds.

Beavers continue to grow throughout their lives and adult specimens weighing over 25 kg (55 lb) are not uncommon.
The largest specimen ever recorded was captured in Red Lake, Ontario, in 1897 and weighed an impressive 107 kg (237 lb).

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Originally Posted by Tireless View Post
Some of you should be ashamed of yourself for clicking on this thread.
Tell us you didn't carefully think out the title of this thread just to lure some poor, unsuspecting, THTer in. You committed CLICK BAIT.....

But it is a good title...
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Originally Posted by colecaz View Post
Tell us you didn't carefully think out the title of this thread just to lure some poor, unsuspecting, THTer in. You committed CLICK BAIT.....

But it is a good title...
That thought may have crossed my mind.

Update on the beav......nothing to report. The wetlands are real dry and it appears his dams inside the forest are holding some water. I hope he is gone. Nobody wants beaver ejaculation on his head.
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Enjoy a Molson

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Originally Posted by Tireless View Post
That thought may have crossed my mind.

Update on the beav......nothing to report. The wetlands are real dry and it appears his dams inside the forest are holding some water. I hope he is gone. Nobody wants beaver ejaculation on his head.
they will make a move if they eat all the food in the area. Aspen/poplar is their favorite.
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Old 03-15-2019, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by barrell View Post
they will make a move if they eat all the food in the area. Aspen/poplar is their favorite.
They are back.

I put a trail cam next to a break I made in a dam. The fat bastards are teaming up on me.
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Old 03-15-2019, 06:24 PM
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Buy a jar of castor. Head out to creek a couple hours before sunset. Open jar and set about 10 yards onto shore, where you have an easy shooting lane. Get back 50-100 yards. Relax. When beaver investigates, shoot it in the head. Wait for next one. Repeat. Put the lid back on the jar of castor and go home. Repeat the process as needed, change up times of the day
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Old 03-17-2019, 06:08 AM
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Originally Posted by BlueRudy View Post
Back At It mentioned stew???

Is beaver really palatable in anything other than a survival situation?
Beaver have some nice long thick backstraps. I used to cut all of them out and then make jerky with them. Almost everyone who tried it told me it was the best jerky they ever tried. Then they gagged when I told them it was beaver meat.
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