This trap is a professional raccoon trap,, easy to bait,, set,, and release with its unique high tensile wire mesh * Steel reinforced for long life and maximum resistance to animal damage * Smoothed inside edges for the protection of the animal,, proven efficacy derived from extensive field testing * Features a spring loaded door with sensitive triggers ensure quick,, secure catch * 32
Anyone who deals with feral animals on a regular basis will do well to have their own Havahart trap, rather than getting one for a limited time from the Humane Society; that way when the opportunity for capturing the animal presents itself, one is ready for the moment. Also, trapping some wary or streetwise animals can take patience, gradually placing the food further in the trap. A few critters take time to get used to the mesh under their paws, and feel secure enough to venture into the trap, and occasion..
I've used this trap to catch groundhogs (woodchucks) and done so successfully on a number of occasions.The trap is easy to set up. We covered it with a little hay both inside and on top to make it seem more natural. We use fresh ice burg lettuce as bait, which they absolutely love and we put the trap near their hole. It took about 3 days to catch the first one, then 2 days for the second and third.Releasing can be tricky - the trap is easy enough to open, but you want to make sure you're safe and that the a..
Fortunately I've used this type of trap before and know how the trigger is supposed to work. The unit I received required some "custom bending" of the trigger arm before I could set it at all, and a little more tweaking to get the trigger set to a sensitive level.Since practically any critter you're likely to trap is going to poop in the cage (out of fear or impatience)it would make sense to make a solid bottom to the trap that wont transfer poop to whatever vehicle you use to transfer the animal. You wil..