What do you bait your traps with....

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by lagpmgdsls, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. lagpmgdsls

    lagpmgdsls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    with the intention of catching racoons.
     
  2. ray2310

    ray2310 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those small marshmellows for hot coco. And when your done catching racoons the chickens will eat the rest.
     
  3. dchickenman

    dchickenman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best ready-to-use bait I've ever found is sardines packed in oil. Just open the can and put it in (or better yet, under) the cage. catches lots of other varmints too
     
  4. Bizzybirdy

    Bizzybirdy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use eggs to trap possums. They love them and I have lots of outdoor cats that have never gone into a trap with eggs. rofl
     
  5. lagpmgdsls

    lagpmgdsls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The marshmallows have worked well....2 down last night
     
  6. Miss Red

    Miss Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best I've found yet was a can of sardines in oil under the trap, cover the trap and set it where they're travelling (along fencelines for mine) then make sure they can't move the trap or anything. I got almost all my problem coons in a three day period, but I also put down some hog wild around the area because its sweet smelling. Got the big boar that was rutting my yard up too.
     
  7. paridisefarm2009

    paridisefarm2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. mickistoy

    mickistoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i put the fat off of a beef roast in one of my traps and caought 2 coons in 1 trap! have to ask DW if she knows where pic is.
     
  9. rsimpson

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    I've always used a couple of spoonfuls of jelly. Caught 9 in a week last year.
     
  10. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I snagged 3 this week with lunch meat, bologna and olive loaf. I did not have many marshmellows so I went with something that has some smell to it. Hot dogs work too.
     

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