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Discussion in 'General Conversation' started by fishermanfred, May 9, 2006.
Does anybody know if beaver eats fish.
Sometimes they smell like they do. :big_smile:
sorry, sometimes I can't help myself, lol.
That's Good To Know That They Are Vegetarians. We Have Alot Of Otters Here and They Tear The Fish Up. they Have Practically Killed My Shiner Population:angry: Elliot
there sure are a great crappie home maker, find a big beaver dam in the water, i'll bet there crappie holding in them.
I have seen them eat dead fish. As I understand it they don't kill fish but will scavenge on dead fish at times.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Oh brother..........That was great!!!!!!
i always thought they mainly ate ash bark of the trees............
+22 Rep for that one. I wish I had more! :worship:
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They are all vegetarian's. They do not eat fish at all! I use to trap them and still do some. They make a heck of a fine meal.
+rep from me.lmao!
I had no idea beavers were strictly vegetarians. I always wondered why they didn't take my bait when they swam by though.
I have a very love hate relationship with the beavers though. I love all the structure they have left me to fish with. I hate when they get pissed I'm fishing in there home though. Can't they learn to share a little. :big_smile:
I remember my first beaver encounter. I was half drunk fishing some areas that were kinda dangerous. It was about two in the morning or so. Then bam, sounded like a boulder hit the water! I was scared as hell! Then I heard this loud screeching from the opposite bank! I didn't know what the hell was going on. I thought the locals (meth heads) threw a rock and were out to kill me. I grabbed my knife and was just waiting for someone to come by. After twenty minutes with me about to piss my pants, I started to put everything together. A beaver tryed to scare me out, which in turn made a crane screech like I had never heard. It was just too many things going on at once, with me being half drunk, and it being a bad neighborhood, that freaked the s*** out of me.
When they bang the water with that tail , they scare everything . Even me when not expecting it. Sure puts the fish off for a while. noisy dam critters. :big_smile:
They don't eat fish, dead or alive, only bark and trigs and beaver are good eating. I've trap beaver for many a year.
Fishhook, the only problem I have had with beaver, is after its skinned, it looks too much like a newborn baby. Yuck!