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#5833714 - 07/15/15 10:21 PM Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps
Big_Ag Offline
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Registered: 12/23/12
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Loc: Denton or Knox County
Anyone have any experience with these. I have some Dukes, but have an opportunity To pick some of these Bridger brand traps at a good price. Thanks in advance.

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#5833758 - 07/15/15 11:04 PM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
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Woodsman

Registered: 07/18/12
Posts: 199
Are those the ones they sale at cabelas? I am curious aswell.

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#5833771 - 07/15/15 11:10 PM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
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Registered: 09/27/06
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Loc: Texas
The Bridger traps are on sale now at Cabela's $3 less than the Dukes they also sell

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#5833800 - 07/15/15 11:39 PM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
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The bridgers work great and they're easy to set.
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#5833895 - 07/16/15 06:40 AM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
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#5833975 - 07/16/15 07:52 AM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: stxranchman]
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Registered: 09/11/12
Posts: 391
Loc: Allen Texas
I have Duke and Z traps. They work well and look similar to Bridger. The Z trap has push/ pull trigger which I believe is better. Get the tool to help set the traps, makes it a lot easier on your hands.

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#5834443 - 07/16/15 12:35 PM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
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Registered: 02/04/09
Posts: 117
Loc: Montgomery, TX
I have both and have not had any problems with either brand.

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#5834475 - 07/16/15 12:46 PM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
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Registered: 11/25/10
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I bought one of the Duke traps to try out. So far 9 nights and 9 coons. I have been using old Nutter Butter cookies for bait. I thought cookies would keep the cats from messing with it, and it has.


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#5834545 - 07/16/15 01:27 PM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
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Loc: Rockport
apple slices work good as well for helping eliminate cats from traps
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#5835195 - 07/16/15 07:34 PM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
Simple Searcher Offline
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Registered: 12/30/12
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Loc: Helotes, Hext
I have never used the Bridger, they look good. I have used Dukes, Z and FB. Dukes and Zs are great, I modified the Zs to my liking, and the FBs (the kind with the big, easy to push lever) are not so good.
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#5835561 - 07/16/15 11:28 PM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
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Registered: 12/23/12
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Loc: Denton or Knox County
Thanks for the feedback guy.

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#5835563 - 07/16/15 11:34 PM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
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Registered: 01/11/09
Posts: 5150
Loc: Germany
Partial to the Z-Traps with the two-way trigger.

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#5835612 - 07/17/15 06:09 AM Re: Bridger Dog Proof Coon Traps [Re: Big_Ag]
texas2 Offline
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Registered: 02/23/11
Posts: 113
Coon dagger traps also have the two-way trigger.

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