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Tag Archive: trap

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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Apr
05

Bobcat, Grey Fox and raccoon lure, trapping coyote in my neighborhood, rubber jaw traps, questions to Clint

Stan holding a nice bobcat a Texas Predator School

Clint:     I live in Missouri and I was wondering what two lures and baits would you use for trapping Grey Fox and Bobcats, and which lure you would use for Otter. Also if you had to choose a raccoon lure and bait for the river which would you use. I need something new to …

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Jan
18

Where to set a Coyote, Bobcat or Predator trap set, location is the most important part of trapping.

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  A hot Coyote or Predator Trapping location, really?   by Clint Locklear This little rant is not about the location to place a trap, but more about the understanding of why 2-6 locations on most farms are not enough. That is, if the idea of catching most if not close to all of the …

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Sep
15

Disposable cable stakes, chain stakes and shock springs for coyotes, trapping question

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disposable stakes, chain stakes and shock springs for coyotes, trapping question Hello! I had a couple of questions regarding chains for coyotes. I know you guys are drag fans and it makes sense to use them, but I only have a dozen traps and I can only afford so much, but I was wondering if …

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Sep
07

How to trap coyotes once the coyote catch drop off. Coyote trapping is a thinking mans game

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 How to trap coyotes once the coyote catch drop off. Coyote trapping is a thinking mans game.   by Clint Locklear, Predator Control Group The shift that needs to be on your mind is the pattern that happens between major and minor locations. The major locations are the crossroads, pond dikes, long running edges, gaps …

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Aug
27

Bobcat trapping tip, saving time on your cage and foothold traps

Bobcat trapping with cage-live traps or footholds, saving time is a must if you are to get out and more importantly run your traps in an efficient manner. In the west and in some areas in the East, walking is just part of the bobcat trapping game. If you are lucky, you will be able …

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Aug
27

Bobcat Cage Trapping Tip, and great trapping tip in general

Bobcat Cage Trapping Tip, and great trapping tip in general Ed is right on with this bobcat and trapping tip. If we as trappers think a little before we make a trail and foot prints all over the trap location, maybe we will not have as many traps screwed with or stolen. Sometimes we can be …

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Aug
25

Coyote trapping, short or long trap chains. what did the old wolfer… coyote trappers use?

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Is a short or long trap chain better for coyote trapping. have a logical reason before you set up your coyote traps.   Chain length can be a hot topic from time to time. In the last 15 years or so, the trend is to have a short chain, 6-12 inches. I get the fact that …

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Aug
22

Coyote, Bobcat, Fox trap, make sure the trap pan does not cause you toe-catches

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 Coyote, bobcat and fox traps need the pan to go to base so the trapper does not get as many toe-cathes. If you going with an expanded or big pan, the pan still needs to go to base. You will find on a lot of traps that the pan will not reach the base of the trap …

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Aug
17

Trapping Muskrat dens in a pond, open water, video

Trapping Muskrats is going to be hot again this year. We are getting a lot of new trappers on Wolfer Nation by the questions I am getting. So I thought this would be a good video to show. The reason to show it is because you can clearly see the muskrat dens from the bank of …

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Aug
10

Trapping Video, A common coyote trapping location for steel traps. The location is not important, but how the coyote will move through the trap location.

Clint Locklear shares a coyote location that he has set traps on for years. It’s a great predator location, but one needs to think more about how a coyote, bobcat or fox will travel through the location. If you start to worry about missing a coyotes and not catching coyotes, you will be better off. This …

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Jul
27

Raccoon trapping, # 3 traps and modifications. Also how to keep raccoons from tearing up one’s set so much. Question to Cllint.

Question from J. M. from MO  I want to start out saying that Clint u are an icon to trapping and trappers u really know what it takes and what u are doing and I enjoy watching and learning everything I have from u. i also want to say after watching the rant on tiny traps …

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Jul
20

Trapping Coyote Video, What Predator Control Group was experimenting with on the high fence for coyotes and bobcats. Note: this is a very, very bad idea in most of the country, trappers have to be smart and use their head with methods like this.

How to catch more coyotes?  Want to catch more bobcats or raccoons? It is simple really, I am always asking questions. I am always observing and questioning what I think I know. I get asked all the time, how did you figure that out or come up with that product or trapping method. It may …

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Jul
19

Raccoon trapping, Something to wonder about with the new push pull triggers on the dog proof raccoon traps.

This is something i have been wondering about. This is not a slam on the new push-pull triggers on the market. This question is also not being asked because the Alcatraz trap I’m evolved with. The question is simple, and this is just something I have been wondering. Is a push-pull trigger a push trigger at all if dog …

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Jul
19

Raccoon Traps, E-mail I got from Dustin (student from TX Predator School) He shows that a #2 Bridger will get less under jaw damage from Raccoons than a #11 longspring. Hmmmmmm!

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 Clint here are the pictures you requested. If you want any more let me know. I used and labeled the 2 most common coon and mink traps one being a 1.5 duke the other a #11 longspring. I wrote the jaw differance on the backround below them so guys coud see the differece. The picture …

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Jul
13

Snares will help Control Trappers to catch more beaver when beaver get square, blocking and location shy.

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by Clint Locklear, Wolfer Nation  Why snares are great for controlling problem Beaver. You shake your head as you see your last conibear, it’s sprung just like the other four. Your client is looking over your shoulder and you can feel his confidence in your ability is fading fast. You have a couple of options; …

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Jul
11

Trap Location, What is the perfect distance and angle to set a coyote, bobcat or fox trap?

by Clint Locklear, Predator Control Group I have tried about every trap placement known to man over the years. I’ve had the trap super close to the hole or object. Then I got into backing the trap up 6-9 inches from the hole. Next, I watched a few trapping demos and the “right” trap placement was left or right 2 …

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Jul
09

To catch more coyotes, bobcats and fox you need to pick your location and know the dirt and problems they can cause your trapping out come

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By Clint Locklear, Predator Control Group To catch more coyotes, your traps have to fire out of the dirt. Simple I know, but it is easy to forget that the dirt we are setting in has a large percentage to our success or failure. We all dream about trapping in nice dry dirt and sifting …

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Apr
26

Trapping Video- Grey Fox caught in South Texas. Clint Talks about trap size, expanded pan size and the insanity of the uneducated animal rights nuts acting like they know about foot damage

Apr
21

Muskrat trapping, how to use a very natural muskrat float on the river to catch more muskrats with footholds in water that moves up and down each night.

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