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#6987290 - 12/07/17 03:26 PM Question on type C or figure 6 trap
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Registered: 11/20/13
Posts: 171
We are considering to add a new trap.

What's your experience with the letter C or figure 6 type Trap? My concern is after 1 hog is trapped, no more hogs would enter. However if catching frequency is good enough, I can live with 1 hog at a time.

My existing setup can catch multiple at the same time, but it takes a few tries for one successful trap.


#6987657 - 12/07/17 07:51 PM Re: Question on type C or figure 6 trap [Re: png]
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Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 8262
Loc: bastrop county
what has worked for us, takes some work and time, build a BIG 6 with a pen in middle (has to have water & shade) put sow in middle pen, they will come.
hold on Newt, we got a runaway

#6987670 - 12/07/17 07:58 PM Re: Question on type C or figure 6 trap [Re: png]
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Registered: 11/16/14
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I've done the figure 6 and the heart shaped traps, but always go back to my round traps with triggered gates. Over the last 20 years, they've been the most successful for me. YMMV.

#6989338 - 12/08/17 10:42 PM Re: Question on type C or figure 6 trap [Re: png]
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Thank you, Gentlemen.

I figured this is the place where I can learn from people with real field experience.

mikei - if you don't mind, what made you decide to change from figure 6 back to triggered gate? In lieu of additional trap, I am even thinking to modify my round trigger-gate trap to a figure 6. I would be kicking myself if I get on the wrong path.

#6994327 - 12/13/17 02:25 AM Re: Question on type C or figure 6 trap [Re: png]
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Registered: 08/11/12
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Home made cell phone traps. Knock off of those Florida guys is what I run. Camera sends image with satisfactory number of the feral foe, gate is called, pigs are trapped. All from the comfort of my bed. Retrieve pigs at your convenience and repeat.


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