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#2656808 - 10/12/11 09:28 PM racoons and hog trap
langtryhunter Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/11/11
Posts: 12
Loc: langtry tx
the racoons have figured out a way to get into my trap and eat all the corn before the hogs have time to get there....my trap is the one on the right.


Any ideas on how to keep em out?

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=hog+traps&um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1280&bih=778&tbm=isch&tbnid=C7yM3Va-_xIvzM:&imgrefurl=http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/nuisance/feral_hogs/&docid=rzj13mU-4_zdJM&imgurl=http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/nuisance/feral_hogs/images/traps.gif&w=622&h=356&ei=JEyWTtGPGIegsQL27bG-BA&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=373&sig=113768014303359097321&page=2&tbnh=96&tbnw=167&start=15&ndsp=24&ved=1t:429,r:11,s:15&tx=39&ty=43


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#2656952 - 10/12/11 09:48 PM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: langtryhunter]
Starett Offline
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Registered: 11/10/09
Posts: 96
Loc: anahuac/huntsville
my bad



Edited by Starett (10/13/11 11:34 AM)

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#2657011 - 10/12/11 10:03 PM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: Starett]
langtryhunter Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/11/11
Posts: 12
Loc: langtry tx
allright have to try it...thanks man


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#2657102 - 10/12/11 10:30 PM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: langtryhunter]
redriverpigger Offline
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Registered: 08/20/06
Posts: 733
Loc: Mesquite By God Tx!
Mix diesel with your corn.

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#2657179 - 10/12/11 10:56 PM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: redriverpigger]
Lightning Offline
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Registered: 10/12/11
Posts: 1
the diesel trick works good, it will also keep the deer out of your traps. talk about a train wreck


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#2657263 - 10/12/11 11:53 PM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: Lightning]
HAWKEYE911 Offline
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Registered: 11/02/09
Posts: 1265
Loc: quinlan,tx
X2 on the diesel. The anti freeze is just cruel, even for a coon. It causes the renal system to shut-down and they die a very slow, very painful death. Plus, once you put meat out there, you get other critters come in that you might not want dead.

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#2657990 - 10/13/11 10:22 AM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: HAWKEYE911]
FFF21 Offline
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Registered: 12/14/10
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Loc: Collin County
I wouldn't put out anything soaked with antifreeze.

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#2658011 - 10/13/11 10:28 AM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: FFF21]
Navasot Offline
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Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 22447
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
put some live traps out for the coons and catch them....disel works for some but ive seen deer and coons eat disel soaked corn around here..exspesially on a year like this

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#2658113 - 10/13/11 10:57 AM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: Starett]
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Registered: 03/01/07
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Loc: Carrollton/ Young, Blanco coun...
Using antifreeze is illegal and will kill non target species.

*Fixed.*




Edited by Rustler (10/13/11 11:41 AM)

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#2658233 - 10/13/11 11:26 AM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: Rustler]
Starett Offline
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Registered: 11/10/09
Posts: 96
Loc: anahuac/huntsville
hey guys that was not me that posted that one of my buddies got on here when i had my computer open and posted that sorry i tried to delete it but it would not let me


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#2705672 - 10/30/11 02:11 PM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: Starett]
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Registered: 12/07/10
Posts: 1110
Loc: Round rock, tx
ive heard you can dig a hole under the trap and put the corn in the hole that way the coons cant get to it as easy and dont eat it all, tried it this weekend will see how it works


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#2710568 - 11/01/11 08:15 AM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: _Lee]
Hookem'UTbass Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 189
I've always said, if it isn't broke don't try to fix it. Corn works well by itself, but when it comes to trapping hogs, I encountered the same problem with the deer and coons, diesel does the trick.


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#2713451 - 11/01/11 10:01 PM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: Starett]
tejaschaos Offline
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Registered: 08/04/06
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Loc: Caddo Mills, TX
Originally Posted By: Starett
hey guys that was not me that posted that one of my buddies got on here when i had my computer open and posted that sorry i tried to delete it but it would not let me


Bet you work at a fire station rofl

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#2719978 - 11/03/11 08:31 PM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: tejaschaos]
garrettd Offline
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Registered: 02/03/10
Posts: 1138
Loc: Odessa tx
will deisel ruin the hog meat

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#2721419 - 11/04/11 11:32 AM Re: racoons and hog trap [Re: garrettd]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 18707
Loc: Texas
We used to have trouble with coons on an old lease, they would spring the trap and climb out. It had a top sides and botom, we wraped the thing in chicken wire and started catching them.

matt

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