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Best buy for traps

Old 10-07-2004, 02:10 AM
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Default Best buy for traps

I want to try trapping this year. My brother and a friend has been and I've gone out with them and I just think it is just fun as hell! I want to know where I can get some traps for a good price. I've looked on Cabela's website but there isn't anything there. The only thing that I've found is on Ebay. I don't want to spent a whole lot since I'm still in college and money is tight. I also don't want to use their traps because they don't have alot and I want to do it on my own, we have our own ideas when we trap. Any info will help.
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Old 10-07-2004, 08:30 AM
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Default RE: Best buy for traps

There are all kinds of places to purchase traps. Try some of these.
Duke Company
P.O. Box 555
West Point MS. 39773
(662) 494-6767

Minnesota Trapline Products
6699 156th Ave. N.W.
Pennick MN. 56279
(320) 599-4176

R-P Outdoors
P.O.Box 1170
Mansfield La. 71052

Oneida Victor Inc., Ltd.
P.O.Box 32398
Euclid OH 44132
(216) 761-9010

Funke Trap Tags & Supplies
2151 Eastman Ave.
State Center IA. 50247
(641) 483-2597

Northern Sport Co.
9191 leavitt Rd.
Elyria OH. 44035
(440) 986-3366

And the list goes on and on. If you're looking for used traps contact your states trapping Assoc. And ask then them about buying used traps. They will hook you right up. I see you're from Kansas. Contact the Kansas Fur Harvesters. The president is W.R.Brecheisen. He can be reached at,
24685 Lyon Rd.
Chanute KS. 66720
(620) 431-2772
E-mail is [email protected]

Good Luck trapping this year.
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Old 10-13-2004, 08:56 PM
Nontypical Buck
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Location: Kentucky
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Default RE: Best buy for traps

Go to that website! IT has helped me alot about trapping. ANd I'm sure it can help you to. They also got a place where members got traps and misc. for sale and most of the time theya re pretty cheap!!!

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Old 10-13-2004, 10:39 PM
Typical Buck
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Tuttle, OK
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Default RE: Best buy for traps

Just build your own, I have 10 traps that I have built in the last 2 years. We have tinkered with a few designs and found one that we like a lot. It is light and works well. It is a lot cheaper this way, I think it cost us around $30 a trap to build. We used "3/8 pencil rod, bought 100' roll of 16 ga. 1" wire mesh, and hog rings to fasten the wire to the frames. If you have a welder you can use and a good imagination, then you are set. We got an avg. of $120 a bobcat pelt last year. Our first three cats paid for the traps, the rest was profit. Good luck!!
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