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daynabreaton 11-26-2010 10:42 PM

squirrel taking bait and leaving trap
 
any ideas this squirrel has been seen in the main floor and now we have it in the basement (furnace room) tried 2 different traps and the damn thing is getting the bait and getting out...

hoz49 11-26-2010 10:55 PM

Try tying the bait to the trap with picture wire. That way the squirrel has to futz around with it, increasing the chances of tripping the release.

Red Squirrel 11-27-2010 12:50 AM

What kind of peanut butter do you use?

It taste very good!

ChrisFixit 11-29-2010 07:04 AM

Hey there daynabreaton. What kind of traps are you using? Let us know and we can probably have a better idea of figuring this out.

boman47k 01-31-2011 10:24 AM

How did this work out? May need to put solid walls where the bait is to keep the varmint from reaching through the trap from the outside.


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