kind of live trap you have? good? bad?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by jmc, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. jmc

    jmc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2008
    South Central MA
    are all live traps created equal? i think not. i just wanted to ask the thoughts of some of you who have them. do you have success?

    for example, havaharts, and many other types of traps won't catch rats.............

    this is just an example.

    my issue isn't rats!! so i don't want to start a thread about catching rats.................

    thanks folks
  2. mightieskeeper

    mightieskeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2009
    Clio Michigan
    I have 2 Havaharts style traps. They work ok. I add hardware wire to stop stealing bait. Ryan
  3. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    I have three different sized Havahart traps--the problem is making sure you have the right size trap for the critter you're trying to catch. If it is too small they won't go in or it won't trip and too large they may escape before the trap closes. More of the former than latter. The trick is to get the trip weight just right.
  4. jmc

    jmc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2008
    South Central MA
    Quote:maybe that is why you have three diff. sizes? so you can pull out the right size should you need to change, eh?

    may i ask what sizes you have?

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