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coons in mankato

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any good public hunting areas where there are good populations of coons?

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coonchaser

I've coon hunted around mankato my entire life and there's good spots but mostly private areas, The population took a hard hit last fall though, I'm not totally sure if it was distemper or the draught or a combo, but i didn't even see half the coon i usually do.....Do you coon hunt or doing some calling ???

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I did some trapping in the Mankato area as well and I agree the numbers were way down. Also woth noting was that most of the catch were large mature males. Very few sows or young coon. Any idea what happened?

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BK19

wish i knew you guys last spring and summer i had tons of coons getting into my barn and killing chickens and ducks i got a few of the buggers

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I noticed the same thing, alot of males, I've talked to alot of guys all over and it sounds like the same story from central iowa up and over thru wisconsin etc....I've heard a ton of theory's but i'm leaning towards something to do with the draught and thats what a lot are saying, i'm not sure if they died off or just did not move, I treed alot of den trees, way more than usual, so who knows...this spring will tell i guess..i hope they come back

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