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Category Archive: traps

Oct
17

One thing every trapper with dog proof traps and foothold traps should have in their truck

One thing every trapper should have in their truck. A can of silicon spray can save your butt some times when your out on the trap line. If you don’t have silicon spray, you can use the trusty can of WD-40. We as trappers put our traps through a lot of abuse and bad weather. …

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Oct
17

Tuning and adjusting dog proof traps and footholds

Some quick tips on adjusting foothold and dog proof traps My dog proof raccoon trap does not fire, how to fix it. How to adjust the trigger pull on Freedom Brand Dog Proof Trap. My dog proof trap does not set, how to fix it. My foothold trap pan is not level, how to fix …

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Oct
16

How to trap coyotes and bobcats with body grip traps, neat way to support them in fence

This is a neat way Albert Simpson showed me how he figured out how he supports his body grip trap in the high fence when we are in the great state of Texas. You could drive stakes, but it is a logistical nightmare if you are running a lot of traps. Plus I am always …

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Oct
08

How many traps can you run? Do you refrigerate glands, meat base, tinctures? Questions to Clint Locklear

musk and animal gland storage

One of those curiosity questions that you might be able to add to and make another video . When you go to Texas, just how many traps do you haul down there and with the style of trapping you are doing, how many traps can you properly service in a reasonable days work? I know …

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Sep
25

New colony trap for muskrats with a Invisible doors, higher muskrat catches

colony trap for muskrats  Invisible doors

 New colony trap for muskrats with a Invisible doors Most guys know that I am always striving to make traps better with speed or a design that allows a trapper to catch more fur. Norm Blackwell and myself have been pushing cage trap designs with our bobcat cage trap, multi-catch raccoon cage traps. We already …

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Sep
23

Long Spring Traps, what advantages, bedding, holding and freezing ground

long spring trap

 Advantages of Long Spring Traps by Clint Locklear I know that what I am getting ready to say has the downside that I may lose a lot of readers in a hurry, but stick with me. I am going to praise a so called outdated trap. To be honest, I cannot for the life of …

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Sep
17

MB 650 trap vs MJ 600 traps, dropping bobcat urine and # 3 Bridger for fox, questions to Clint Locklear

grey fox trapping fox trap

Hello Clint, Could you give me your opinion between the Sterling 600 trap and the MB 650 with cast jaws. What is the difference, or is there really a difference? I”m targeting Bobcats first and foremost and Coyotes second. I have no way to compare so I”m asking you which one you would choose between …

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Jul
05

MB 750 or CDR traps for big pans? How many traps do I need, questions to Clint Locklear

dog proof raccoon bait coon crack

Clint I am looking for some advise. I am in the market for some new traps. I was thinking of getting 1 trap that I can use for both bobcat and coyote but could also use for beaver and potential use on Wolf in Idaho. I relay like the C.D.R with the large pan that …

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Jun
13

What is the best traps for coyotes and predators, some things to think about

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The Trap You Choose and How You Set It Up Will Contribute To Either A Full Pad Catch or a Toe Catch by Tim Ivey (Notes) on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:28pm Every serious Coyote Trapper has his own reasons for choosing the equipment and setting it up or modifying it the way he …

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May
30

SaberTooth drags, Full Metal jacket and how to keep lure, bait and urine fresh from year to year. Questions to Clint Locklear

sabertooth

SaberTooth drags, Full Metal Jacket trap dip and how to keep lure, bait and urine fresh from year to year. Questions to Clint Locklear Hello Clint I would like to know if you will be at the convention this year, and when will you be there and times and topic that you will be teaching on. Also …

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May
23

homemade trapping dye, might be worth a try to see how it works

homemade trapping dye, might be worth a try to see how it works

Dec
24

Using Peat Moss trapping and some other anti-freeze thoughts from Clint Locklear

how to use peat moss for trapping

  Using Peat Moss trapping and some other anti-freeze thoughts from Clint Locklear I have received a lot of letters on why and how I use peat moss. I show it in my DVD’s and I use a lot of it. The use of peat moss is not a new idea by any stretch of the …

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Dec
11

Bobcat traps for bobcat trapping, Clint Locklear giving demo in TN, part 3

Bobcat traps for bobcat trapping, Clint Locklear giving demo in TN, part 3 trapping video This is part of the demo that I gave at the TN state trapping convention. In part one and part two, I talk about the need to control your bobcats and the importance of a bobcat flag. In this part of …

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Dec
07

Trap modification on a CDR with big pan or expanded pan that is not working right, Trapping Video

Trap modification on a CDR with big pan or expanded pan that is not working right, Trapping Video   Just like a new trap modification, sometimes you will run into problems. That’s OK and part of the trapping game. In the video above, I was sent a couple CDR traps that a trapper from Texas has …

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Dec
03

Soft-Catch traps for trapping, catching and holding coyotes while fur trapping, thoughts from Clint

how to trap eastern coyotes

 Soft-Catch traps for trapping, catching and holding coyotes while fur trapping, thoughts from Clint In Tennessee we have to use the soft-catch trap. There is no doubt that in the future more tree hugging state wildlife agencies will push for the soft-catch. Can you catch coyotes in them? Yes. After saying that, the factory soft …

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Nov
28

Freedom Brand Wolf Fang disposable stakes are now on the trapping market

freedom brand wolf fang stake

Freedom Brand Wolf Fang disposable stakes are now on the trapping market. As all of you know the Wolf fang disposable stakes were not available for a while. There has also been a lot of rumors about the old manufacture of Wolf Fang Stakes. Let me say this openly, I don’t hold any ill will …

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Nov
09

Ztrap dog proof trap, setting a two-way dog proof trap trigger, stopping mice problems in DPs

Ztrap dog proof trap, setting a two-way dog proof trap trigger, stopping mice problems in DPs I asked Neal to show us how to set the two-way trigger on the Ztrap. there has been a lot of confusion about how to set the two-way trigger. I will admit that the first time I played with a Dagger DP trap, I set …

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Nov
04

MB 550, MB 450 trap and MB 650 coyote traps, looking at coyote trapping gear with trapperchick

 MB 550, MB 450 trap and MB 650 coyote traps, looking at coyote trapping gear with trapperchick You will see inside of this trapping video that trapperchick is showing everybody what she uses to catch coyotes with. She has tried a lot of different style traps and she has chosen the MB 550 as her …

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Nov
01

Trapping Supplies, Dog proof traps, CDR coil springs, Bridger traps, Coyote and Beaver Snares, Trapping log #2 from Dustin

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Trapping Supplies, Dog proof traps, CDR coil springs, Bridger traps, Coyote and Beaver Snares, Trapping log #2 from Dustin My tooling for my rookie long line season: To start, this is what I got for this season and why I decided on it… The Soup can Dog Proof traps: They are built in Bennet Nebraska. …

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Oct
27

Night Latching traps, Pan Tension for coyote traps while coyote trapping

coyote trap, coyote trapping

 Night Latching traps, Pan Tension for coyote traps while coyote trapping by Clint Locklear, Predator Control Group This subject might raise a few eyebrows. With a lot of field testing, observation, and many bad catches as my basis, night latching is not the way to go. Night latching may make a trapper feel like his …

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