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Anyone use these Racoon traps? #8756201 12/12/22 06:58 PM
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Has anyone used these dog-proof racoon traps?

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Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8756275 12/12/22 08:28 PM
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Use the Duke’s version all the time and they work great. Small marshmallows seem to be the best bait.

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I have the Dukes as well but prefer the "Z" traps. Dukes are pull up trigger and the "Z" traps are tripped by pulling up or pushing down. I am not sure about the brand you are looking at there.


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Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8756453 12/12/22 11:59 PM
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Duke’s work great! I use cheap cat food as bait.


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Originally Posted by RattlesnakeDan
. . I am not sure about the brand you are looking at there.


Looks like bridgers. They're good. I have a few

Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8756483 12/13/22 12:40 AM
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Everybody that has and uses feeders should have
and be using coon traps and 22LR settling tool

Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8756493 12/13/22 12:48 AM
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Use all the time. Dry cat food or small marshmallows work like a charm.

Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8757020 12/13/22 04:54 PM
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Thanks for the responses. I should have started on them back when I just had a couple coons, now I'm infested with them. I'll pick up a few traps and get busy.

Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8761842 12/19/22 05:54 PM
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I caught over 30 with that type of trap last year. Used cheap cat food and a marshmallow. it sure has helped our turkey population. Use to only see 5 on the cameras at one feeder now we see up to a dozen at two feeders.


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Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8764430 12/22/22 08:55 PM
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I use them regularly. I put corn from the feeder in mine. Just sprinkle a few kernels around the trap and inside the trap



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I use Dukes with dry cat food. For desert, a .22 short! Works great for me......

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Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8765337 12/23/22 06:58 PM
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I set out 6 traps. I catch at least one coon every night. I use marshmallows and cat food.


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Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8765660 12/24/22 02:16 AM
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Make sure and secure them good or you will be missing traps.


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Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8765822 12/24/22 11:13 AM
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I use the trap door style with peanut butter and banana on stale bread or I use cheap wet cat food.


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They work; I really think the over population of coons is hurting all wildlife. There are hundreds everywhere. Wear gloves; they carry many diseases.

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They work well.
If you attach your trap chain to something solid, some of the bigger coons will pull their foot out so tie off to a limb with some flex will help for those big ones.
If the traps stay set for a long time, the springs will get weaker and coons can escape easier.
Note: I've only experienced weak springs on some of my traps that are 7-10 years old and paid for themselves many times over.


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I like your set up flintknapper

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I have a handful and use when I start seeing more raccoons than deer on my cams. Last year I cleared a bunch out in the Spring and will get busy again now that season is over.


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Yes, they work.

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I have a couple dozen. Just about time to start setting them out again. Love walking up to the pen first thing in the morning and have 4 or 5 of these bastards caught up, awaiting to become buzzard food.


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Re: Anyone use these Racoon traps? [Re: Elkivory2] #8792403 01/31/23 09:19 PM
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I lost one to a coon once because not being staked down good. 5 days later he came back with my old trap and caught him with the other hand. I was happy to get my trap back but more amazed that he hadn't got himself hung up somewhere and died.


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