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« on: July 04, 2016, 01:41:14 pm »
While enjoying our campfire on the Buffalo River we had 3 camp raiders who acted like we weren't there. :D



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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2016, 02:18:30 pm »
 :o I prefer them to bears.  :laugh: :laugh:

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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2016, 07:28:45 pm »
I thought this thread was going to be about relatives! :P
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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2016, 07:48:54 pm »
You don't mean like INLAWS :laugh:

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« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2016, 08:13:48 pm »
In July, I agree with Neill. Uninvited guest.

In Dec. or Jan. I would call him the main course at dinner. ;D
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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2016, 12:32:25 am »
neil................. :D
raccoons are nothing, although very annoying............ :D BUT they can be quite entertaining even when they annoy you......... :D :D :D

bears do not entertain, they simply tear up and pee one off......better raccoons than bears........... :D

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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2016, 04:41:34 am »
I would pay a banana and a bag of Doritos for the entertainment!  Little stinkers! 

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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2016, 08:27:14 am »
Coons are pests.  They tear up game feeders, calf feeders and weather stations.  They are cute but hard to love.  They are easy prey to a live trap.

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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2016, 12:20:54 pm »
The only thing there good for is to hunt, watch, and listen, to a good bawl mouth coon hound when it makes a hit and trees :yes: Wish there hides was worth something again, i'd get another coon hound. Hmmm, maybe not, i would probably wear my new knees out again. :yes: Jack
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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2016, 04:41:57 pm »
Neil, my roommate in college was in a club that made a canoe trip down the buffalo river.  He couldn't keep from talking how great and beautiful it was. He turned over his canoe in an hour and lost his fishing poles for the next week.  I have always wanted to experience it. The river not turning over a canoe. :laugh:

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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2016, 06:54:13 pm »
Neil, my roommate in college was in a club that made a canoe trip down the buffalo river.  He couldn't keep from talking how great and beautiful it was. He turned over his canoe in an hour and lost his fishing poles for the next week.  I have always wanted to experience it. The river not turning over a canoe. :laugh:

That's part of the experience-no avoiding it! :)
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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2016, 08:44:31 am »
Around my house coons best not show them selves when I am awake. As a bee keeper I have had them mess with the hives to the point the bees get nasty till the problem has been taken care of. Kare used to keep the food for her out side cats(garage kept) in the garage in plastic garbage cans. they have killed kittens too.
They ripped the seal off the garage to get in there, chewed holes in the covers and cans them selves. they destroyed plastic cans in my pole barn I kept dog food in and Rye seed, and some corn seed.
From April to November they end up as coyote food/bait during the cold months a few end up cooking pot ready.
Yes they are good fair if you follow the rules and prepare them properly. Then the right recipe helps.

As for those in your camp, They are going to be a huge problem from now on. They have discovered they can get easy food and not be molested, they will keep doing it and teaching their young the same. Best thing you can do is keep your food in cashes just like if you were in bear country.
Failing to do so makes camping by others who follow you a royal pain in the *ss

Kare and I spent a night in a camp ground on a lake that had became popular with stupid city people. As we rode the motor cycle in to our spot people were standing in the road feeding the sea gulls, Not very smart really. We were woke up at 4:30 am by a gang of screaming gulls demanding to be fed.
Problem got so bad there that they posted signs no feeding any wild animals allowed fines will be leveled to those caught doing so.
That finally stopped it after 5 years.

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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2016, 09:33:02 am »
Now I understand why Davy Crockett wore a coon skin cap.   :laugh: :laugh:

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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2016, 12:02:08 am »
These buggers had no fear of people. I imagine other campers have fed them and they just make a routine of it. I got tired of the the noise the older sow was making with the doritos bag so I walked over and took it from her. She grabbed two handfuls of chips and scampered away on her back feet only! I have hunted coon for 30 years and have never seen one do that. I was flabbergasted! :)
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Re: uninvited guest
« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2016, 12:46:19 am »
Neil, do they still sell White Lightening in your area. :D Jack