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How to Cook a Raccoon

How to Cook a Raccoon via Preparedness Advice

When was the last time you cooked a raccoon?  For most people that would be never. Yet for many years, raccoons were on the menu for the Native Americans and the pioneers. In parts of the south, raccoon hunting is still popular.

Raccoons have a wide range, living all over North America. They are easy to trap; my neighbor has caught quite a few when trapping to cut down the skunk population. He uses live traps and most of the time just releases the raccoons. These traps are humane and quite inexpensive.

But raccoons are edible, and if cooked right, they’re quite tasty.…

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A Method of Trapping Skunks Without Them Spraying

Here is a picture of the trap set and ready to go. The trap is old and the rock help make sure it stays locked

A friend of mine who regularly traps skunks and other pests has found a way to live trap skunks without them having a chance to spray.  He takes a Havahart trap and removes the back.  A piece of 8-10 inch plastic pipe about 18-20 inches long is then attached to the trap.  Put a pipe cap or plug over the rear opening.  Between the opening in the trap and the front of the pipe, a sliding door is located.…

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