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#6237340 - 03/26/16 12:44 PM RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN
igotnone Offline
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Registered: 06/25/10
Posts: 16
Other than the obvious way of hunting/trapping is there any other way I can get rid of the coons?

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#6237346 - 03/26/16 12:50 PM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
rickym Online   content
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
Stop feeding corn. If you've already got a pretty large strong varmint cage and they are just eating it off the ground, there's not much you can do other than continuously working to keep their numbers down.
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#6237348 - 03/26/16 12:55 PM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
stxranchman Offline
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Trap them. You have to manage the problem to solve the problem.
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#6237364 - 03/26/16 01:11 PM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
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Registered: 08/16/15
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Loc: Fort Worth
Put up a sign that asks them to not eat yer corn cyclo
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#6237854 - 03/27/16 07:45 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
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Use a combination of these......

Eliminator Spinner Link

Coon trap link
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#6244193 - 04/01/16 10:23 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
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Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 1485
Loc: Allen, Tx
I would love to use a trap. the problem is that I am not close enough to the lease to keep it set. My concern is how to keep them away from the protein feeder I setup. Any thoughts on that?

Does the shark teeth on the legs work?

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#6244202 - 04/01/16 10:27 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
rickym Online   content
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
Put 4" pvc pipe on your feeder legs
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
slumber party at Jason's, everyone wear your rompers. i'm having some made in urban camo

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#6244217 - 04/01/16 10:36 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
Gwood88 Offline
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4" PVC worked for me. They're still around but they don't climb up the feeder and eat out of it.

The only sure way to manage them is trapping and rifle
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#6244221 - 04/01/16 10:40 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
cabosandinh Offline
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Registered: 08/12/13
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Loc: Dallas, TX
if you're not going to trap them cause you're too far away then you've lost

I put 3-4 traps per feeder pen, and I've been killing 2-4 per week per pen
I am seeing a lot less on cams

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#6244281 - 04/01/16 11:26 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Trap them. You have to manage the problem to solve the problem.
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#6248455 - 04/05/16 08:43 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
Aggieman775 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/15
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Just get a few dukes foot hold traps and put 3-4 around trees near your feeder. Put little marshmallows and a little syrup in there and you will get rid of them temporarily.
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#6248652 - 04/05/16 11:59 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
Bbcat78 Online   content
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Registered: 01/15/12
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i just ordered some dukes traps in order to solve my coon problem as well. Gonna set this weekend and see how it goes

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#6249760 - 04/06/16 09:22 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
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Registered: 11/22/11
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I just ordered some dukes as well. Have two feeders the coons are doing gymnastics on every night and the coons need to be cleared/thinned/discouraged.

Hoping I can get a good response with the traps.

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#6249763 - 04/06/16 09:26 AM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
rickym Online   content
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
Also take a 22 out with you every night when your there and shoot them off the feeder
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
slumber party at Jason's, everyone wear your rompers. i'm having some made in urban camo

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#6250088 - 04/06/16 02:52 PM Re: RACOONS EATING ALL MY CORN [Re: igotnone]
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Time for some Libby action. grin


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