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bucksnort64

porcupine problems!!!!!!!!

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bucksnort64

is there any thing to put in deerstand to keep the porcupines out that will not scare the deer . got hit in arm and shoulder last year first morning climbing my stand very lucky not hit in face.

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UMDSportsman

one round from your rifle/muzzeloader/bow/shotgun/pistol right between the eyes. other than that i don't know

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bucksnort64

that has been known to work in the past I hear ,but would like to find some scent or something? I wonder if coyote pee would work ?and not spook the deer if it is put up in the stand ?

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USPENAMC

it might work but i wonder if it will scare your deer away too?

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Chris Haley

Do you use plywood on your stands? I heard once that the glue that holds plywood together is like porcupine candy.

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Dan Thiem

You could send the dog up the tree first. Only problem is the dogs gonna look like this. blush.gif

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CrappieAttitude

HOLY CRAP! I would try the one shot between the eyes bit first!

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Fish to Win

Is that for real!!! What do U do to get them out?

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snowgoose

You could take a piece of aluminum about 24 inches wide and wrap it around the tree. Do this 3 to 4 feet off the ground. The porkie can't get traction to climb then.

Don't send the dog!!! I have spent hours pulling quills out of a old lab I had. It wasn't fun. A couple of them never came out they were so deep.

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Dan Thiem

I'm sorry, that was my lame attempt at humor. That was just a internet email picture thing I received. We too have dogs and would never even think of doing such a thing.

The wrapping tin around the tree is very good advice. They do it to keep squirrels of the power poles too.

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bucksnort64

dumb question if trees are close do porcupines jump from tree to tree like squirrels?

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Bandit

I read that the quills are hollow and full od air, and that if you clip them off with a scissor they pull out easily. I don't believe they can jump, but they run faster than you think. I think the allum, or tin around the tree would work, might want to paint it so the shine doesn't scare your venison away.

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charliepete2

Bandit...that thing about the air in the quills is an old wives tale. Definitely not true. If your dog gets quilled, don't clip them, just pull them out with a pliers. Clipping actually makes it harder because there is less to grab. Porkies aren't quick. I've walked up and killed them with an axe handle.

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Bandit

Thanks for clearing that up about clippiing them. As far as them moving faster than you think, I have walked up to them also. A friend and I saw one on his land once and went after it, [He hates them] we never did catch it. Must have crawled in a hole?

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