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Old 07-22-2012, 06:29 PM   #1
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Im interested in going to the Adirondacks to beaver trap this winter. Any sugestions on where to go? Do many guys trap there? - Thanks! - Charlie
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:27 AM   #2
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There are lot's of beavers around right now. I'd look on Google Earth for big swales on State Land. Those swales were originally created by beavers and each one likely holds a few.

Just make sure you are not stepping on anyone's toes by trapping their area.
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:42 PM   #3
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Yeah ive looked at those maps. They are a couple of years old though. Im looking at going way in on the 5 ponds wilderness area up the oswegatchie river. I dont want to bother anyone else. Is it any good up there?
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Old 07-23-2012, 10:15 PM   #4
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Also check with the large land and lumber companies. There are lots of hunting clubs looking for someone to trap beavers that plug up the colverts on their roads.
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Old 07-23-2012, 10:58 PM   #5
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There's no beaver the cougar ate em all up!
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Old 07-24-2012, 08:09 AM   #6
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Chuck, I've trapped Near Little Tupper Lake area the past 4 seasons and have caught approximately 50 odd beaver, cuople otter and a handful of rats and mink. I would guess you would do well in the 5 ponds wilderness area , but don't be surprised if other trappers are in there. Good luck.
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