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Tag Archive: trapping

Nov
14

Upper Peninsula of Michigan Wolves Battle, NTA Alert

National Trappers Association Alert MICHIGAN’s  BATTLE   Last December Michigan’s legislature made the wolf a game animal and during the winter our Natural Resource Commission opened a management season of 43 wolves in three small areas of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. These three areas have been having ongoing problems with depredation of livestock and …

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Nov
12

First week of the trapping season, Blind sets rule! thoughts from Dustin

trapping blind set

Well guys the first week of trapping season is in the books! What a week it has been. Everyday was an absolute blast First thing I want to talk about is blind sets. Guys if you have never played with blind sets you owe it to yourself to try them. They flat out work. You will be amazed …

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Sep
03

Extension Cables for tying off your Bobcat, Fisher, Coyote traps, trapping out of state, questions to Clint Locklear

extension cable for trapping

Hey Clint, If I asked you about this before, I apologies up front, for asking again.   Its about Extension Cables for tying off your Bobcat, Fisher, Coyote traps, instead of using stakes or earth anchors, where trees are at etc.   In your LLT issue one, a article written by Kevin Patterson on page …

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Jun
17

How to bed a longspring foothold trap for bobcat, coyote and fox trapping

How to bed a longspring foothold trap for bobcat, coyote and fox trapping

Jun
12

How to trap and catch Badger with foothold traps and Saber Tooth Drags

May
02

How to bed a steel foothold trap with Matt Beach from Australia, trapping video

Matt was a student at our Texas Predator School. He is a professional trapper in Australia. Not only is he a deadly trap setter he is a great guy that I enjoyed sharing a trap line with. This is Matt’s description under his video on YouTube, great description about how he beds a trap. How I …

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May
01

Dog Proof traps, urine freezing, Saber Tooth Drags, coyote bait, questions to Clint Locklear

how to trap and catch raccoons dog proof trap

Hello Clint; I an old trapper from back in the 1950s.. I am now retired and spending a lot more time trapping..:)  I have several of your videos and follow you on WolferNation. The Alcatraz trap is a great design. I have quite a background in metal fab and manufacturing. After reading and following the …

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Apr
29

Coyote and bobcat trapping, location is the key when you trap in urban and rural areas to trap and catch animals

Coyote and bobcat trapping, location is the key when you trap in urban and rural areas to trap and catch animals In this trapping video Clint Locklear tries to explain a coyote and bobcat trapping location in an urban and semi-rural area. The key to catching and killing more bobcats and coyotes is always the trap location, travel …

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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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Apr
05

Trapper in Alabama needed for predator control

Coyote caught in AL on Predator Control Job

Dear Sir, I was wondering if you knew someone in Alabama that could help me with coyote control. The local conservation Officer said he would give me a permit to reduce the coyote population on our land but I am not a trapper. I thought you might have some thoughts on my situation. The dogs …

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Feb
07

Trapping, mindset and getting your mind right on your trap line

Trapping, mindset and getting your mind right on your trap line Yes, I know this is about footbal and not trapping, but what if you switched football for trapline, the small things as: 1. Bedding all traps. 2. Setting you traps on the best locations. 3. Trap set construction, trap location and making natural sets. …

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Feb
04

How to set a Beaver Snare when you can’t find normal snare location, Norms favorite beaver set.

In this trapping video, Norm shows you how to snare and catch beaver in the open water. This is his favorite snare set. What do you do when you see or have beaver in a location, but can’t find the beaver crossover, slides or dens. Some beaver do not leave a lot of sign or …

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Jan
30

Trapping and catching Muskrats in 220 bodygrip traps, why? To trap more otter!

catching otter while muskrat trapping

Trapping and catching Muskrats in 220 bodygrip traps, why? To trap more otter! by Clint Locklear If you are muskrat trapping and you have otter in the area and its legal to trap the otter, think about using 22o body grips over 110′s. I know that 110 body grip traps have been the standard for …

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Jan
24

Trap placement on a trench style dirt hole for coyote trapping

dirt hole coyote trapping

Trap placement on a trench style dirt hole for coyote trapping by Clint Locklear Below is a picture on a natural hole, this is not a trapping set. I came across this somewhere on my line. So I took a quick picture. What is interesting about the natural hole is where the coyote track is. I …

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Jan
18

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

coyote location coyote trapping

  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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Jan
07

Speed Setting Dog Proof traps for Raccoon Trapping

Coon crack dog proof raccoon bait

 Speed Setting Dog Proof traps for Raccoon Trapping Are you setting like grandma mosses or are you setting like a bona fied speed freak! Raccoon seem to be the money maker most years, so let’s sling out some Duke Dp’s, Little Griz’s, Alcatraz and Daggers and make some real money! The beauty of the dog proof raccoon trap is …

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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
15

Getting Trapping Permission, Land Owner Relationships and being a smart trapper about it, from Dustin

farmer

Getting Trapping Permission, Land Owner Relationships and being a smart trapper about it, from Dustin Unless you are running public ground in the mountains or desert one key element we all overlook from time to time is land. Without land the huge catch pictures, huge fur checks and the dreams of running long lines are next …

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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
13

Cheap coyote bait for trapping spooky coyotes, all natural and organic, trapping video

Cheap coyote bait for trapping spooky coyotes, all natural and organic, trapping video ooh yea, we at Predator Control Group supports natural, organic free range coyote bait. We don’t always use organic natural coyote bait, but when we do, we use mice! Nothing as cheap and as easy as mice to collect. I use chipmunk …

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