Damage done to cattails last night. Really need to get that rascal, and any of his friends who may have joined him. Can’t find the nest though – too much vegetation. Need to stay up all night, watching, to find the little bugger’s home. Perhaps a 22 with a night scope would be of some use?
The cattails lying on the pond surface in the above pic, are from a Muskrat having eating away some of the cattail’s root tuber. These cattail fronds lying on the pond, were the first definite Muskrat tells this year. Plus, today, Corey saw a small mammal swimming across the pond. Had to have been a muskrat. So tomorrow, in order to save the pond’s vegetation, I’ll dig 3 4″ holes in likely muskrat spots in the pond banks. Digging each hole about 12″ into the pond bank. Read More