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Squirrel bait?

Old 04-11-2008, 10:01 AM
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If your trying to trap a squirrel what do you use as bait?
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Old 04-11-2008, 11:15 AM
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id use fresh fruit nuts or corn




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Old 04-11-2008, 11:36 AM
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Old 04-11-2008, 12:49 PM
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I have caught them using peanut butter in a small boxtrap before.
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Old 04-11-2008, 01:51 PM
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Old 04-11-2008, 02:19 PM
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last week i got a squirrel in a live trap. i used a mixture of ratfood(had sunflower seeds, and corn in it) peanut butter, and a bit of Rice krispies cereal.
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Old 04-12-2008, 06:26 AM
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Always got them with a box trap using just about anything for bait. They do love PB and sunflower seeds.

Last fall I caught a handful of them in the Hav-a-Hart and as an evil joke and withno interest in killin them ( I don't eat much squirrel ) I spraypainted them Blaze orange or white and let them go. The neighbors were looking at painted tree rats for weeks.


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The man who is training my feist now said he traps spuirrels at several friends' houses. He will paint the tails just to see if they re-trap and they have been known to travel 1-1/2 miles back to their home and getting trapped in the same trap. He baits with corn. I've also had good juck with corn or the Wal-Mart squirrel feed. Black oil sunflower seeds work really well too.
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