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Bait and Trap robbers


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I went over to Lady Slipper Lake on thursday night and caught a bunch of bullheads which took almost all evening, plus the 30 mile drive to the lake. I put them in a creek near my house in my bait basket (36" x 36" x 12" mesh box) and sunk them in a hole. I went to pick them and the basket up on friday night before hitting the water and everything was gone. My bait and the basket.

That was bad and I was really mad about it. The best one came on Saturday night. I went to where I put my minnow trap to get some bait for the night and some jacka** stole that also! What is this world coming to anyways! If you want some of my minnows go ahead and help yourself. I had plenty of bullheads to spare also. Don't take the trap!!!

Sorry I had to vent! I will be fine in a year or so, lol!

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Sounds like you need to set a trap to trap the trap nabber!

That sucks man bait has been alittle harder to come by this season.

rob

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They would probably steal that also, I would love to catch them!

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I hate to go down this road slayer but do you have people that have been with you when you were placing them and/or know where both of your traps were? I'd start with them. It seems a bit too coincidental that both traps were stolen the same night! If they didn't do it, maybe they told somebody else about them who did. Just an idea.

~piker

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No, they were a day apart. The only one that was with me and knew about where they were was the wife......hold on maybe she didn't want me to go fishing....nah, lol grin.gifgrin.gif

I was alittle mad before but after thinking about it it was my fault. I should have picked a harder spot to get to. It just upsets me when people can't be honest.

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