It pains me to ask....

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  1. Brottboss

    Brottboss Elite Refuge Member

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    The decoys have been set as of 1800.
    Hoping to kill em from the couch this time.
     
  2. Mort

    Mort Elite Refuge Member

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    For rats and mice I recommend baiting the traps with a combination of peanut butter, cheese, cooked bacon, and grapes. Bait the traps and let them set for a couple of days before actually setting the trap. After you have caught a few...repeat the process. *******s never let up.

    If your going after rats...make sure to tie down the traps otherwise you will be looking for wherever they drug your traps off to.
     
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  3. callinfowl

    callinfowl Kalifornia Forum

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    Put your neighbours cat in the cab.:z
     
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  4. Red foot

    Red foot Elite Refuge Member

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    Play some rap on a continuous loop
     
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  5. Jim Dandy

    Jim Dandy Elite Refuge Member

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    I had a rat problem in the garage/basement. Tried nuts, peanut butter, cheeses, and caught nothing. Shot 2 bufflehead. Breasted them and baited traps with the meat. Next day, 3 dead rats. Repeat. Next day, 2 more. Repeat. Next day, the she-betch. Big lady. Haven't had any rat activity since then. Buffies.....it's whats for dinner. Rat dinner. Last supper.

    Dandy
     
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  6. J.Bennett

    J.Bennett Elite Refuge Member

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    Compared to rats, mice are stupid. If you aren’t catching them it’s probably not a bait issue so much as it’s a trap placement issue. Make sure your traps are in spots with lots of “sign.” Same goes for the poison.
     
  7. mark seaters

    mark seaters Elite Refuge Member

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    You might find some tips on this thread..

    http://www.refugeforums.com/threads/rats-help.1004911/

    I got to deal with rats more than mice..like Bennett said.. mice are stupid.. a lot like mallards.IMO

    As a owner of several fruit trees, and a large koa pond my yard is the rat magnet in my hood, coons too ! They have food and water !
    I been dealing with them again as in every year.

    I got this caulk rat the other day.. so big I could have made a rat skin hat !

    Good luck BB..

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    mark seaters Elite Refuge Member

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    Kind of like xmas.. you'll jump out of bed and run to check and see what ya got...:l:l:l good luck !!
     
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    thekillerofmallard Elite Refuge Member

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    As Mort said bait the trap but don't set it for a couple of meals. I tie some thread to the trip, a little trick my dad showed me a hundred yrs ago.
     
  10. Maineduckhunter

    Maineduckhunter Elite Refuge Member

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    Put the trap inside the car/truck, on the floorboard. I had a mouse get inside my car, notice some padding from the seat cushion on the floor, place a trap there, and the next day, he was no more.
     

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