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How do you bait a raccoon foot trap?
Last Updated: 9th April, 2020
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Hereof, what do you bait a raccoon trap with?
A wide variety of baits will tickle their palates.Mostof the wildlife trappers I know use a variety of foods,fromwet or dry cat food, to white bread, to specialraccoontrapping pastes. However, in my years in the field,I've foundthat they love marshmallows.
One may also ask, what foods attract raccoons? 1) Raccoons will eat just about anything.Althoughthis statement is generally true, raccoons do havedefinitepreferences. Generally speaking, they like peanuts,sweets, fruits,bread, peanut butter, and especially cat anddogfood.
Herein, how do you bait a raccoon in a live trap?
Raccoon Trapping Tips & Methods
- STEP 1: Purchase a large and sturdy steel cage large enoughtohold raccoons. 12x12x36 is a preferable size.
- STEP 2: Set the trap on a flat and stable surface in theareayou are having raccoon problems.
- STEP 3: Bait the trap with non-meat bait.
- STEP 4: Once caught, be very careful handling the trap.
What time are raccoons most active?
Raccoon Behavior Activity: Nocturnal in nature, raccoonsaremostly active at nighttime. They are most activeinspring, summer and fall, and will sleep in their densformost of the winter. Reproduction: Reproduction beginsinlate winter. Females, or sows, usually give birth to 1-6 babykitsin April or May.