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Put out a Mole Eliminator trap. Instructions said to check 12-24 hrs. Got my 1st one in 45 mins. More to come.


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damn, I wish I was that good.

I have a few of those scissor traps. Maybe I catch one in a summer

I think they are likely to die of old age than be caught by me.

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I have caught one mole, the rest never seem to take the same trail twice. Can't get rid of the dang things.


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I have a shotgun so I have no need for a 30-06.....
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Had a couple male cats. Would watch the ground move and dig them out.
Killed them and left them lay for me to dispose of grin

Granddad planted castor bean plants around the house. Said they got rid of moles.

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Put out a Mole Eliminator trap. Instructions said to check 12-24 hrs. Got my 1st one in 45 mins. More to come.



Would you post a pic of or a link to, the Mole Eliminator trap? My daughter's yard has a mole tearing it up and my old, spike-type trap isn't getting it done.

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an insect killer, especially for grubs will take a lot of their food source away and they'll move on. But can get pricey depending on size of yard. I always use the Bayer soil/turn stuff. Late June down here is a good time to apply it, you are trying to kill all the grub babies.

My lab must be able to hear them. When we moved in, he would sit there barking at the ground like a crazy person. Then he started carrying moles around in his mouth.

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Nifty, dual action even

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“I have a sister that’s covered in moles…”


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Originally Posted by JeffA
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That's the trap I have as well.

I killed the one, several came to the funeral and never left


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Technically they're not moles, they're pocket gophers.

I learned to trap them with a #0 or #1/2 or #1 leg hold trap. You find their hole and dig it out so that the trap can be placed level in the hole and has room to spring shut. Then you use a newspaper or a piece of plywood to cover the hole. Pour dirt on the newspaper/plywood so that no light can get in.

If you do it right, you should have one dead in 24hrs. It doesn't take long to clean them out.

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Buy a little terrior and train it to dig up the yard. Mine used to leave a gift on the doorstep once in a while....so proud.

Get some possums to help. They chew em up like candy.
They come and go, but keep to themselves if you don't leave out cat food.

Pull some black rat snakes off of the roads if you see any next spring. There's also gray, red corn snake varieties in different parts of the country. Milks and kings too. Learn what is local. They'll sniff em out better than a bunch of scent hounds and eat them all. Make sure you have an extra long pillow case in the car at all times. Don't injure it with s stick if you find one. Study videos on how to catch them.

These are purpose built better than anything else I've ever seen that's made by mere men.

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I used to have moles, and then i got the beagle. Daisy slaughters the moles. She plays with them like a cat with a mouse.

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Is mole that easy to remove? i have got a mole and it seems impossible to remove

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I've caught a bunch of moles with scissors traps over the years. However, to be really successful you need to put in some time and figure out which runs they are using for travel as opposed to the short spurs where they just push up dirt. I also think it helps to wear rubber gloves when handling the traps.

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Moles have been crazy this year for me. They are coming from everywhere. I have one of those old spring loaded spike things where you step down on a tunnel and place the trigger shoe on the smashed tunnel. Assuming it will back track or travel it again. Not very productive.














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For both the pocket gopher and the mole I have found the black hole gopher trap to be awesome.

We get a lot more pocket gophers than moles.

https://ufa.com/myUFA/Yard%2C-Garden-%26-Home/Pest-Control/Rodent-Control/Black-Hole-Gopher-Trap/p/699079

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I can get really phuqued up sitting in a chair with a twelve pack and a shotgun waiting for the little buggers to start pushing up soil in my general direction! I am thankful beer is so cheap!

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