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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Gvnam, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey!

    This topic is made for those of you wondering what type of bait works best for catching what. Please share any tips or advice.

    I know you use flours and noodles to catch skunk and possum buy what do you use to catch raccoons? I only ever caught one before. Also, what traps work best for you? I personally use live traps or make a snare. Any tips or ideas?
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Lots of people swear by using a live trap with tuna in it for coons. I keep one baited with chicken feed for squirrels and got a possum in it [​IMG]
     
  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    I have caught coons,possums,groundhogs,one squirrel,and one cottontail rabbit. Here is what I have put into the 1089 havahart trap:

    cantelope
    water melon
    marshmallows
    corn on cob
    corn with peanut butter on it
    carrots
    apple
    grape
    mackrel
     
  4. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the first time I used raw chicken since he loved eating my chickens so much. 2nd time I used tuna since I didn't have chicken. The chicken would have worked but I foolishly didn't tie the trap down.
     

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