October 2014

Muskrat hole found, trap set

October 28, 2014 Nature, Trapping, Work

Found the muskrat hole, finally.  And set a trap … At least one of their holes, at any rate. It is in the part of the pond where the banks are highest, providing dry dwelling space to the little varmints.  The tell was lighter brown pond bottom leading to the hole.  It’s a few inches under the surface of the water, about the diameter of my fist.  The muskrat(s) ate up so much vegetation, it’s finally possible to find their stuff.Read More

Dang – possum

October 17, 2014 Nature, Work

Caught a possum today, in my live animal trap – no muskrats yet though.