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Postby savingyour6 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 6:32 pm

so i have a nasty lil possum pestering my shed.... now the question is what the general opinion of what do do with the thing once its been trapped..... me personally i say a .22 to the back of the head and call it good... the wife said drive it to a local farm and let it go.... i dont know much about these critters except they are mean nasty dirty.
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Re: opossums...

Postby sqwrly » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:51 pm

if you live more outside the "big city" you might be able to find someone that actually eats them. i have a friend that loves these things! GROSS, i tried it. but if you dont want to do that you can trap and call animal control or let it go in the woods away from your place
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Re: opossums...

Postby savingyour6 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:52 pm

iv tried it years ago... too greasy for me... are these critters able to find their way back home? like a cat or dog? if so thats cool just means i let it go at the farm across the highway HAHA
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Postby sqwrly » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:34 pm

haha well yeah that would probably work too haha
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Postby ChrtruseMajic » Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:03 am

Well if you get any more in your traps, kill em and I will eat em. Don't want them going to waste if you have to kill them. Plus, you don't want to get on your neighbors bad side releasing pests on their property. On the other hand, maybe that is exactly what you are trying to do. In that case, let em have it. haha.
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Re: opossums...

Postby savingyour6 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:33 am

they are really greasy, and gamey. not a good table fair at all. at least not any way that iv had it prepared for me. but if i get on i will be more than happy to let you have it.
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Postby ChrtruseMajic » Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:41 am

I saw andrew zimmern prepare one on bizzare foods and I am curious if it would work for the common folk. Plus, I am always willing to try something once. If I don't like it, I won't ask for anymore. If I do like it, you know you and the wife will be getting a dinner invite. haha
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Postby savingyour6 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:44 am

*cough cough* uggg... i dont know what happened.... we both caught this terrible bug..... we got it coming out of both ends.... we are gonna have to rescedual..... LOL
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Postby ChrtruseMajic » Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:46 am

yea, well from the last time y'all were over, I don't think that would be the case. Besides, its yo turn. haha. Whats we havin?
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Re: opossums...

Postby riverhog » Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:00 pm

marinate in apple juice and roast in oven
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