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Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:05pm PT
Yes Locker,, just about EVERYWHERE! From Michigan to GAWGIA,, Kansas to Colo, Cali to Tuscon. They have a season in most states. Trapping is included. I estimate the population just around me to be about fifty or more in small corridor. They are trapped for their fur values and sold at the end of the seasons at market buying sites where they are graded in quality and sold to the highest bidders. Just like in the 1800s. I know some trappers that make 20 K a year doing that. BUT they shouldnt be trapping NEAR any residences , popular trails etc, That is a problem.
kennyt

climber
Woodfords,California
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:06pm PT
I'm thinking Mike and Mari didn't have a mouse problem. cool picture
locker

Social climber
FukUville
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:07pm PT


Thanks Ron!!!...

I had no idea it was legal...

hb81

climber
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:08pm PT
He came right out and admitted it and was quoted in an LA Times article last week.
http://articles.latimes.com/2013/feb/11/local/la-me-bobcats-20130211

"We love those animals more than the people who are complaining about us trapping them do,"

Interesting logic.

Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:09pm PT
No prob doood,, and they are a CITIES animal, which means federally controlled and have to have a cities tag before any sales or transfers can be made. The State Wildlife depts issue those. Without a tag, the Lacey act comes into play nuttin but grief!
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:12pm PT
Fur trapping is super lame.

The animal suffers, and the historic significance of furs for warm clothing is no longer applicable in the age of synthetics.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:14pm PT
Controlling the population of predators is NOT lame...An out of control population would be quite lame in no time though.
10b4me

Boulder climber
Somewhere on 395
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:15pm PT
Scott, I don't always agree with you, but this is a good cause.
signed the petition.
looking sketchy there...

Social climber
Latitute 33
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:16pm PT
From the LA Times Article:
"We love those animals more than the people who are complaining about us trapping them do," Lawing said. "Nathan and I harvest adult male cats and turn loose adult females and kittens."

Reminds me of the infamous: "We had to destroy the Village in order to save it."

In this case, the trappers love the $$$. Which should not be confused with actually caring about the living animals.

Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:17pm PT
But i do think trapping near any civilization is a crappy idea. Just for this reason.
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:18pm PT
Making an animal suffer through being caught in a trap is lame.

I understand the population control argument, and firmly disagree with trapping.

Maybe we should start trapping stupid people to save our fragile environment...just put traps around fast food joints...
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:21pm PT
I could put a DANDY trap in some hand cracks i know.. I dont trap myself,, cuz i like quick clean kills. But its good some do,, so the govt doesnt have to hire even more pro-trappers. Better the economy gets it than just costing us $$$$$$ per year.
WBraun

climber
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:21pm PT
Brandon-

Us human beings are too stupid to really understand how stupid we really are .....
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:22pm PT
Duhhh, you lost me there Werner. :)
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:30pm PT
Credit: COZMIC-TOID INCORPORATED

yu-tawkin tu me Werner!??
kennyt

climber
Woodfords,California
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:33pm PT
All those wild animals sure are lucky to have us deceiding who goe's and who stays!

EDIT: "goes" thanks locker that must drive the grammar nazis crazy can't have that
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:37pm PT
The SMART ones always live. It was that way for humans once upon a time. No any NIT WIT can grease the govt tit. And suckle freely nary a care inda woild.
locker

Social climber
FukUville
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:38pm PT


You've come up with a NEW word...

"goe's"...

Could be a new trend in the military too...

A squad of GI GOE's could devistate any group of Bobcats...



LOL!!!...

Just fuking with you by the way...

Something about huffing GLUE does that to me...

Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:39pm PT
i go for the waft of bondo in the morning.. gets a ki-kick start to the d-d-day..

Now,, we can examine the stupidity of one Timothy Treadwell and his efforts to domesticate brown bears in AK. Any time humans begin to interact with wildlife, that wild life becomes USED to human scent and not fearful. It gets CURIOUS as to baits and odors the trappers leave as well as the trappers scent. So in a way, bobcats that are treated like pets MAY BE a little more pre-disposed to being trapped in the first place. It is nearly impossible to remove all human scent from or around a trap. No matter how much "juice" you have. Just food for thought.
locker

Social climber
FukUville
Feb 19, 2013 - 03:40pm PT

"The SMART ones always live"...


I don't believe that one...

But it sure sounded GUD...


LOL!!!...





Is it legal to SHOOT them during the season???...

















EDITED:

"i go for the waft of bondo in the morning"...

SAVE me some please!!!...

;-)

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