Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
AlexOutdoors, Greyghost3, GasPasser, Aim2Please, TSV
62227 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 82324
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44216
BOBO the Clown 42371
BMD 40617
bill oxner 39340
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34453
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31324
facebook
Forum Stats
62227 Members
46 Forums
432962 Topics
5964436 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#6429948 - 08/29/16 05:27 PM Hog Trap Bait
jumpnjohnfish Offline


Registered: 01/15/09
Posts: 173
Loc: Ft. Worth TX
What does every one use for bait in the trap, Last year we used corn, water, beer and let it fermat (spelling?) We did not trap a hog

Also how close is to close to a feeder, very few deer visit the feeder, mainly hogs at night

Top
#6429957 - 08/29/16 05:32 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: jumpnjohnfish]
der Teufel Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/16/11
Posts: 948
Loc: Central Texas
Plain ol' corn.
_________________________
You can never have too much ammo — unless you're swimming.

Top
#6429965 - 08/29/16 05:38 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: jumpnjohnfish]
jumpnjohnfish Offline


Registered: 01/15/09
Posts: 173
Loc: Ft. Worth TX
That's what Im thinking this year

Top
#6429976 - 08/29/16 05:47 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: der Teufel]
bar-d Offline
Tracker

Registered: 02/03/11
Posts: 892
Loc: Fisher County
Originally Posted By: der Teufel
Plain ol' corn.

This^
_________________________
People Sleep Peacefully in Their Beds at Night Only Because Rough Men Stand Ready to Do Violence on Their Behalf

Top
#6430003 - 08/29/16 06:05 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: jumpnjohnfish]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 21249
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Also maybe tie the trap door so it stays open for a while that way the pigs get use to going in and then when you do set the trap bam they are done.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: mudd
Looking for a LGBT myself but want one I can turn on when I need it



Top
#6432493 - 08/30/16 11:10 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: jumpnjohnfish]
glocker17 Online   sleepy
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/03/16
Posts: 347
Loc: RGV
Used a bunch of expired pasties last year and it worked fine, but plain old corn is great. Good the pastries for free so had to try.

Top
#6432587 - 08/31/16 07:00 AM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: glocker17]
Double Naught Spy Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 4892
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
Originally Posted By: glocker17
Used a bunch of expired pasties last year and it worked fine...


I have no idea why these would work or why you have a bunch of them, but my hat is off to you for trying new things.
_________________________
Kill a Hog and Save the Planet
My Videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG6la_HDvAobPBTDtj5B-lQ

Top
#6432673 - 08/31/16 08:12 AM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: glocker17]
dfwroadkill Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/15/09
Posts: 3350
Loc: D/FW, TX
Originally Posted By: glocker17
Used a bunch of expired pasties last year and it worked fine...


Didn't know pasties expired. Did you get them from an old stripper?

Top
#6433045 - 08/31/16 12:12 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: jumpnjohnfish]
flintknapper Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 1072
Loc: Deep East Texas
Quote:
I have no idea why these would work or why you have a bunch of them, but my hat is off to you for trying new things.


Some hogs are 'modest', you should know that by now. wink

But I am curious why a man would have a bunch of 'pasties' around?
_________________________
Spartans ask not...how many, but where!

Top
#6433053 - 08/31/16 12:16 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: jumpnjohnfish]
der Teufel Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/16/11
Posts: 948
Loc: Central Texas
I take it these were the edible type of pastie ??
_________________________
You can never have too much ammo — unless you're swimming.

Top
#6433375 - 08/31/16 03:58 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: dfwroadkill]
bar-d Offline
Tracker

Registered: 02/03/11
Posts: 892
Loc: Fisher County
Originally Posted By: dfwroadkill
Originally Posted By: glocker17
Used a bunch of expired pasties last year and it worked fine...


Didn't know pasties expired. Did you get them from an old stripper?

roflmao
_________________________
People Sleep Peacefully in Their Beds at Night Only Because Rough Men Stand Ready to Do Violence on Their Behalf

Top
#6433444 - 08/31/16 04:56 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: jumpnjohnfish]
Palehorse Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 10/22/07
Posts: 4530
Loc: Surfside Beach, TX
It takes a lot of pasties too. Each sow needs 8 to be properly covered.
_________________________
“He grouped his last five shots right in the center of the bull’s-eye. Then I showed him my technique of scattering shots randomly around the target because, as I explained, you never know which way the deer might jump just as you pull the trigger.”

Top
#6433639 - 08/31/16 07:17 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: jumpnjohnfish]
MClark Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/09/15
Posts: 221
Loc: Arizona
Where I hunt the land owner swears by cantaloupe.
Cut in quarters, into a trash bag for a day to "get right"

Mark

Top
#6433692 - 08/31/16 07:42 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: jumpnjohnfish]
TX Hitman Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/12/11
Posts: 274
Loc: West Texas
Plain ole corn. Now that the weather is cooling off, we are starting to bait traps with the gates tied open. Last week we did add some cow protein pellets. When we last checked the trap, the hogs moved it about 10ft. Doubt the protein made any difference.

I have tried just about every kind of "miracle" bait and always just use corn. I have had good luck with mixing dry jello in just to add a sweet smell.

About 20 years ago, I remember the first time we soured corn. We mixed everything we could think in a 55gal trash can and let it set a couple weeks. It was the nastiest crap I've ever smelt and will never do that again. 1. You have to load it somehow. 2. Then you have to unload it. When we unloaded it, we spilled it on us and I immediately started puking. I striped down and jumped into a creek to wash off. Threw my clothes in the back of the truck and headed back to town to get some more clothes. Don't think anything ever touched it.

Headed down this weekend for dove season and hope to catch a few while we are there.

Top
#6433697 - 08/31/16 07:45 PM Re: Hog Trap Bait [Re: MClark]
TX Hitman Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/12/11
Posts: 274
Loc: West Texas
Originally Posted By: MClark
Where I hunt the land owner swears by cantaloupe.
Cut in quarters, into a trash bag for a day to "get right"

Mark



I know guys that use pumpkins up in the panhandle. You should see the damage the hogs will do in a pumpkin patch. They will trash a full field in a night.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide