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Old 10-16-2017, 04:10 PM
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I dyed my leg traps last year and caught fox, Fisher , and small yotes. Should I be preparing my traps in a different way to catch the bigger smarter ones . Like waxing . Can not hang anymore snares where Iím at . Any tricks ?
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Old 10-17-2017, 03:14 PM
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I dyed my leg traps last year and caught fox, Fisher , and small yotes. Should I be preparing my traps in a different way to catch the bigger smarter ones . Like waxing . Can not hang anymore snares where Iím at . Any tricks ?
Iím by no means a full time footholder but have dabbled with them. Waxing your traps will help protect them and speed them up. Not sure if your issues could be related to lure/bait and maybe scent control. Iíd reboil my traps to remove any scent from the previous year. Try another lure or bait.
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Old 10-17-2017, 05:27 PM
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I dyed my leg traps last year and caught fox, Fisher , and small yotes. Should I be preparing my traps in a different way to catch the bigger smarter ones . Like waxing . Can not hang anymore snares where Iím at . Any tricks ?
You can even try double sets with a scent post or flat set using urine as well as your classic dirt hole set and vary it up with small mice size holes to larger size holes,bed a trap in the back side of your set is another tool,sometimes those wise ones snop around the back door.
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