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#24389 - 12/09/16 08:52 PM Black Otter?
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I have never caught many Otter but noticed the difference in these 2 tonight in my shed

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#24391 - 12/10/16 08:06 AM Re: Black Otter? [Re: Dale F]
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I've caught two white one, but never a black one.
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#24392 - 12/10/16 10:31 AM Re: Black Otter? [Re: Dale F]
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Is it black or chocolate? It's difficult to see in a photo, sometimes.

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#24393 - 12/10/16 12:33 PM Re: Black Otter? [Re: Dale F]
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I'm going with black.
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#24394 - 12/10/16 12:55 PM Re: Black Otter? [Re: Dale F]
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I will try an post another picture or 2 tonight when i have time but sure looks black or the other one is lighter than usual, like I mentioned I have never caught many of these but did notice the color difference compared to the other one.

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#24396 - 12/11/16 07:32 AM Re: Black Otter? [Re: Dale F]
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Here's one that's lighter than normal.

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#24399 - 12/12/16 04:57 PM Re: Black Otter? [Re: Dale F]
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Well it will be sold this Friday, one would think it should bring more but I doubt it. Hal, are those Otter possibly litter mates? The 2 I have were caught far apart from each other.

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#24400 - 12/13/16 01:48 PM Re: Black Otter? [Re: Dale F]
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Originally Posted By: Dale F
Well it will be sold this Friday, one would think it should bring more but I doubt it. Hal, are those Otter possibly litter mates? The 2 I have were caught far apart from each other.


Might think about selling it to a taxidermist rather than on the fur market. From what I've seen, odd colors don't do as good on the fur market as they do in the Taxidermy market.

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#24401 - 12/13/16 02:13 PM Re: Black Otter? [Re: Dale F]
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That would be an "Extra Dark" in otter lingo. Not a bad thing at this time

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#24402 - 12/14/16 05:15 PM Re: Black Otter? [Re: Dale F]
Dale F Offline
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Maybe this picture shows better.

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