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Old 05-04-2021, 01:01 AM
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Hi! So I was fishing hard, and this little rat thing comes and jumps in the water right in front of Me. I don't think it's a neutral rat or an otter or none of that. Looks like a mink to me. I'm gonna catch one just wanted to see what yall think it is before I go back.
I also caught this:

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Sorry for the poor video quality I'm about to bust out some game cameras
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It does look llike a mink. I otten see them running along my seawall at the lake.
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Looks like a Mink, I’ve seen them a few times running on oyster bars here in Charleston area.
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Mink . Not a rat .
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When in Texas if you ever see a large aquatic rodent its most likely a Nutria. They look like big beavers with rat tails.
That guy looks a lot more like a mink or some other marmot like critter based on its agility.
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Here's a new song you could add to video

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It looks like you are in its fishing spot
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Definitely a mink.
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Thanks for the song baiter, I went back with game cameras and had no luck. I'm keeping my eyes peeled tho. I need another animal that can catch shad for me. It would be great to take that thing off shore let him swim down there in catch sharks and stuff
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Clearly it's a CatSnake
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Originally Posted by Unga Bunga View Post
how do I get one of those can I go over there and give it some cat food or something?

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