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Squirrels must go.... #15618049 01/06/21
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Got a problem with overpopulation. I am using a live trap. Any recommendations on bait?..


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Re: Squirrels must go.... [Re: jimmy3] #15624065 01/07/21
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Re: Squirrels must go.... [Re: jimmy3] #15624394 01/07/21
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Cotch up a female in heat. Make a little, sexy bikini looking harness and tie her in the back of the cage. You'll catch every boy squirrel in the neighborhood.....

Re: Squirrels must go.... [Re: jimmy3] #15625424 01/07/21
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I use peanuts....sometimes I'll wire the trap open and use it as a feeding station to lull them into a false sense of security. Sometime put a shiny thing like foil on top to catch their attention. Its mating season now and you'll get a ton of young males...bikini clad decoy or not.


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Re: Squirrels must go.... [Re: jimmy3] #15626418 01/08/21
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I cooked my first squirrel ever for my son the other day that he killed. He loved it, i think all that was left was rib meat.

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Re: Squirrels must go.... [Re: jimmy3] #15633188 01/09/21
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I haven't fried any in a while.
Mostly make dumplings or cook with ramens.
I'll put em in the crockpot on low till they're
done and they won't be stringy. I like to make
stuff with em that will stretch out the tiny bit
of meat you get

Caught one a day or so ago and stuck it in the
freezer till i get another to make a stew with

No bait. 110 set in a run. Snap

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Re: Squirrels must go.... [Re: jimmy3] #15640113 01/11/21
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I use a 110 baited with a peanut. Cleaned out 60+ with a single trap in my vegetable garden this year. Most cooked Buffalo Wing style and the tails will be headed for the Mepps trade in program.


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Re: Squirrels must go.... [Re: haverluk] #15641802 01/11/21
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I use a live trap with peanut butter on the pan and a few peanuts stuck in the peanut butter

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Originally Posted by chris_c
I use a live trap with peanut butter on the pan and a few peanuts stuck in the peanut butter


Peanut butter, with one of the 10K of excess Girl Scout cookies stuck on it - 30 seconds to 30 minutes, done.

Re: Squirrels must go.... [Re: dale06] #15661975 01/15/21
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Originally Posted by dale06
Peanut butter


On the bait paddle of a rat trap nailed to a tree. Rat traps were used similar to that to trap ermine in the great depression, except with a bloody bait.

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