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Muskrat Lure, Muskrat Trapping, Under Ice Muskrat Trapping, Winter Muskrat Trapping -

By January usually most of Michigan’s lakes, swamps and ponds are frozen over.   The muskrat are still active under the ice all winter long.  Also mink are active under the ice as well as on land apparent by the tracks they leave in the snow.  Both mink and muskrat furs are very prime at this time of the year so you will be harvesting the furbearers at prime time.  The equipment and traps you will need to trap muskrat under the ice include: boards  6’ to 8’ long approx. 4” X 1” wide, number 1 long spring traps or number...

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