First for me!

Discussion in 'General Hunting' started by Chilly, Apr 22, 2019.

  1. Chilly

    Chilly 10 pointer

    Yesterday afternoon, we walked by a hollow log that I pushed up with my tractor a couple of years ago. I instantly heard noises when I walked by the opening. Shined a flashlight up inside and found these little rascals and their mother. Ended up being 4 young.
    kyhunter99, Nock, barney and 3 others like this.
  2. mudhole crossing

    mudhole crossing 12 pointer

    Aug 20, 2007
    East ky
    Seems a lil early but I guess they are like everything else, some early, some late
  3. Dark Cloud

    Dark Cloud 12 pointer

    Aug 14, 2009
    Lawrence Co.
    Three or four years ago, in bracken co. ,I was at camp, turkey hunting, we had an ole cedar tree beside where we stayed. I kept hearing a little chatter sound, took a ladder climbed up about ten feet, there was a hole down in the tree,I took my phone snapped a pick ,down in the hole ,momma coon looking right at me
    barney and xbokilla like this.
  4. xbokilla

    xbokilla 12 pointer

    Jun 28, 2012
    That’s pretty cool. Thanks for sharing.
  5. JR in KY

    JR in KY 12 pointer

    Jan 25, 2006
    The Occupied South
    Could be the cutest critters of all.
  6. Gforcetrivers

    Gforcetrivers 10 pointer

    Sep 23, 2016
    Cute til they grow up and kill your kittens and chickens, eat all your corn.
  7. Ataulbe1

    Ataulbe1 12 pointer

    Oct 27, 2017
    Estill County
  8. elkaholic

    elkaholic 12 pointer

    Jan 12, 2012
    Pendleton County
    We found a female with babies 2 weeks ago. I also hae seen babies in a hollow tree while I was turkey hunting several years ago.

    OLE RASPY 10 pointer

    Sep 9, 2018
    Barren county
    Well did you killem all. They hard on turkey nest. If you didn’t missed a good chance. ;)
    barney likes this.
  10. Chilly

    Chilly 10 pointer

    We just let them be. It was Easter Sunday and just didn't feel right.
    Nock, OLE RASPY and KY Swamp Beagler like this.
  11. FOWLER2671

    FOWLER2671 12 pointer

    Sep 11, 2009
    Evicted from Aintry'
    I have the opinion that everything needs to eat. I have trapped etc back in the day but see no reason to kill baby coons or even coyotes when they have young. No problem thinning the herd at times but I can't wait till they are at least close to being gown where they can't think and act on their own behalf....
    Nock likes this.
  12. Meatstick

    Meatstick 12 pointer

    Oct 25, 2013
    Washington County
    Found a hollow stump full of baby coyotes a few years ago in turkey season. 11 of them the best I could count. I knew I should have killed them all, just couldn't talk myself into it
    Nock likes this.
  13. kyduck1

    kyduck1 6 pointer

    Apr 9, 2012
    I recently found a mouse nest in my house and killed everyone of them. I understand the ethical dilemma, but for the life of me old or young I don't want or need em there.
  14. bondhu

    bondhu 12 pointer

    Jul 3, 2015
    Battle Run
    Kinda like crabs if you don't do a total annihilation, their going to give you trouble.
    00noturkey and rabbit dawg like this.
  15. FOWLER2671

    FOWLER2671 12 pointer

    Sep 11, 2009
    Evicted from Aintry'
    I can understand mice. But most critters are not making a home in your dwelling.

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