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#194517 - 06/15/21 10:01 AM New Varmits Showing Up!!!
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Noticed this guy in one of my ponds on Sunday Evening!

Then, my cousin sent me the second picture yesterday from just down the road.

I've been noticing a lot fewer hogs and zero Beavers!!!


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------Gator in Papa's Pond 6-13-21.gif

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#194519 - 06/15/21 10:30 AM Re: New Varmits Showing Up!!! [Re: coachblalock]
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He's just a little feller grin
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#194529 - 06/16/21 08:03 PM Re: New Varmits Showing Up!!! [Re: Michael_Mason]
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Yep. But he has a Mama. And a DADDY!
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#194543 - 06/17/21 02:54 PM Re: New Varmits Showing Up!!! [Re: coachblalock]
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We don't usually see these big ole Soft Shell Turtles except down on the River.

This 'un was on one of my pond dams yesterday. (a mile away from the River)

When I got too close, he snapped at me and his neck is a foot and a half long!!!!



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Edited by coachblalock (06/17/21 03:06 PM)
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#194548 - 06/17/21 10:25 PM Re: New Varmits Showing Up!!! [Re: coachblalock]
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Cajuns love them for sauce pecante. Rare in Louisiana now.

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#194557 - 06/18/21 09:28 AM Re: New Varmits Showing Up!!! [Re: pappy19]
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Friendlier than the gators I guess!
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#194563 - 06/18/21 05:10 PM Re: New Varmits Showing Up!!! [Re: pappy19]
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Originally Posted By: pappy19
Cajuns love them for sauce pecante.

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One of my roommates in college was from Breaux Bridge, La. His family had a house boat out on the Bayou. They got together out there regular and I got to go a few times.

They kept a few Softshell AND Alligator Snapping turtles in a big floating cage just for that.

When his Mama, Aunts, and Grandmas would get in that kitchen and start yelling at each other in French, I KNEW that something REAL GOOD was cooking!
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"Filet that fish? Hell naw! I'll scale him, gut him, fry him up in grease, take him by the head and tail, and play him like a French Harp!" - Uncle Paul sometime in the 60s.

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#194683 - 07/01/21 02:33 PM Re: New Varmits Showing Up!!! [Re: coachblalock]
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Got him last night about 7:00 on a line, treble hook, and chicken quarter.

Finished skinning & dressing him about midnight using my Fishin' Frank and Model 19-4.

My wife had the daughters on the video call when I was skinning him and they asked how in the heck I caught him.

I told them that I took a long snort of Old Panther Piss, dove in, rastled him to the bottom of the pond, and kilt him with my knife!

The girls all knew better but the son in laws had to mull over it.


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------Gator on the Table.gif

------Panther Piss.gif


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"Filet that fish? Hell naw! I'll scale him, gut him, fry him up in grease, take him by the head and tail, and play him like a French Harp!" - Uncle Paul sometime in the 60s.

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#194684 - 07/01/21 03:06 PM Re: New Varmits Showing Up!!! [Re: coachblalock]
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hah, nice.
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#194685 - 07/01/21 03:34 PM Re: New Varmits Showing Up!!! [Re: Windsor]
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Coach, about how much meat is there on that? Are you tanning the hide? Too many questions here!
Im sure some remember coon skin and alligator hide make a pair of jump boots just the right size.
Anyway, literally a nice catch.
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