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Old 12-22-2007, 08:52 AM
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This is NOT my video, it belongs to http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=northernpike56

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And then checking the snares

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How do rabbit snares work? Looks pretty simple; how do rabbits find themselves ensnared in such large loops?
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Nice work! I have always made my snares smaller. That must be the reason I don't have the success that you did. I'll try making the loop bigger from now on and see how I do. I have been making them about 4 inches round.
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According to geometry, his would be from 6-6.5".
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Nice videos. Thanks for posting them. Looks like dinner made it to the table that day.

Cheap, effective, easy to make, and easy to set up. Thanks again.
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i have 3 snares already made in my backpack from watch these exact videos prior to now and can't wait to get out in the woods and try them out for the first time! ive never had rabbit and lookin forward to it!
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excellent videos.
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Thank you for the videos I enjoyed them and cant wait to try them out.
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Hi, Thanks for the run of your trapline, Last week, I made six snairs. I used very thin stainless steel fishing leader wire. With the super flex this wire has, I was able to coil each one, to the size of a quater. without kinking, For storage in the gunstock of my survival marlin.
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How do rabbit snares work? Looks pretty simple; how do rabbits find themselves ensnared in such large loops?
The snares work wheb the rabbit head gets in the noose while running, then when he feels it, he thinks its a predator and his natural reaction is to run, so he keeps running untill the noose chokes it to death.
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It seems like it would be kinda' gross handling a cold dead rabbit. I'm not much of a survivalist I guess. Now where did I set that Frappuccino.......

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