Catch and Release.

Discussion in 'Other Animals' started by GeoKost, Aug 5, 2007.

  1. I went through 2 hummingbird feeders because my friend here kept coming and tearing it down, so....

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  2. senna

    senna

    Jan 6, 2007
    San Jose Ca.
    The Bandit. :cool:
     
  3. Andyc

    Andyc

    853
    Nov 6, 2006
    South Wales UK
    It seems those critters are a bit of a nuisance. Are they classed as vermin in the USA and are you allowed to shoot them (not just with a camera).

    Best regards
    Andy
     

  4. There is actually a season for them here in Arkansas for their pelts. Some people even bar-b-que them, not me though.

    Lots of guys around here have coon dogs they use to hunt them with.

    They can be a nuisance. I took him out in the National Forest and let him go.
     
  5. Racoons are just about of the smartest urban pests we have here in the West. They can and do raid trash cans with alarming success. I have to use rope to tie the lids down to keep these critters from creating a huge mess. They are also very ornery and can take-out a small dog when given the chance.

    JohnG
     
  6. Well, I'll chime in - they can also take out a good hunting dog! I've seen it happen when they used to hold "coon on the log" back in Louisiana.
     
  7. Andyc

    Andyc

    853
    Nov 6, 2006
    South Wales UK
    Sound pretty nasty as well. Hope they never get clever enough to shoot back.
    Didn't Davy Crockett wear a coon skin hat?
    Best regards
    Andy
     
  8. yep and so did Daniel Boone! Found this on the internet - Fess Parker as Daniel Boone! I used to love that show!

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  9. That is a nice picture. But then I'm happy that those bandits are very rare here.
     
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