I taped this fisher while bow hunting along the Eastern River inDresden, Maine. He followed my estrus rail right up to my tree. http://youtube.com/watch?v=Tfq-PbdwBsk
I had one last year try to get into the same tree as I was in. I was using racoon piss as a cover scent on my boots for walking in and she folowed it into my tree. The way fishers hunt is they get something up a tree clime up after it and gut it from underneath. they were reintroduced to Ontario to cut back on the porcupine pop. The last thing you want in a tree with you is a fisher, they have been known to put a bear off it's own kill.
well lets just say my arrow was more than she was counting on when she tried to gut this big old coon
Very cool. They are so elusive. My sister has one living in her back yard in Ludlow Vermont. We've seen it twice in 5 years. They have a bad reputation of eating peoples pets. So much so the cats can't go out any more.
Wild boars are like many other (male) wild animals in that they will tangle over the affections of the fairer sex. Nature has however given them some additional padding over the fairer sex to prevent them from tearing each other to shreds. This bony cartiledge is most commonly referred to as the boar's shield. This armor helps prevent the tusks of mature males from penetrating into the vitals of their rivals (usually). I'd heard of such a thing before going on my first wild...