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coon bait

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by kychickguy, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. kychickguy

    kychickguy Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 16, 2011
    what is a good bait to put in a live trap for a coon done lost two chickens an dont want to loose any more
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    I heard they can't resist marshmallows. Or sticky buns, sardines, peanut butter. Anything sweet or smelly.
  3. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    The wet cat food that comes in a can. No matter what you will catch them by using that.
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City
    I used marshmallows and led a trail up to the trap with the oil from a sardine can. Couldn't make up my mind whether fishy stinky stuff or sweets would work better, so just used both in case I had a coon who preferred one or the other. [​IMG]
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    I know opossums really like leftover fried chicken legs!
  6. effie

    effie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2011
    West(by god) Virginia
    That is just a wild pic of that momma possum!!!!! [​IMG]
  7. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
    Ringgold, GA
    I have always used the remains of their kill and about 9 times out of 10 I get them the first night!

    Good luck...hope you get it!

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