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hamb friendly mouse trap bait!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by jambottle, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. Lawson Cox
    Joined: Jan 30, 2009
    Posts: 8

    Lawson Cox

    I agree, the plastic "bait holder" is too slick, and it is therefore impossible to set the arm where it will stay. I have been using the sticky traps. The little furry critters step up on the trap and can't get away. You have to throw the trap out in the woods somewhere and let the little fellow get eaten by larger critters who also get stuck to the trap. I hate to do that and let the little fellows fend for themselves, but it is better than them getting into the car, etc. I also stuff very fine steel wool up into the A pillar so they can't get up into the header panel and piss on everything up there which subsequently rusts out the panel.
    Joined: Jul 16, 2006
    Posts: 2,571


    Thats just not right.

    Last edited: Dec 31, 2013
  3. terryble
    Joined: Sep 25, 2008
    Posts: 541

    from canada

    Thanks! Now I have to clean coffee off my keyboard.
  4. paleot
    Joined: Aug 29, 2011
    Posts: 220

    from louisiana

    Bacon rind works great for me!
  5. I left a beg of Grub killer in the garage over the winter. Mice got into it. Mice all gone.
  6. saltflats
    Joined: Aug 14, 2007
    Posts: 10,379

    from Missouri

    This has my best laugh all year.
    I like to make a sporting game out of it and try to catch them in traps with no bait.
  7. BIG-JIM
    Joined: Jun 13, 2009
    Posts: 1,376

    from CT

    This is the one I use. Just enough water in the bottom so they cant keep their head above the water. Perfect. Can catch dozens. And if its in a cold climate a touch of antifreeze in the water helps.
  8. porky55
    Joined: Aug 23, 2013
    Posts: 269


    BIG JIM that's awesome!
  9. Lyn Smith
    Joined: Dec 20, 2008
    Posts: 120

    Lyn Smith

    Getting back to the squirrel bird feeder zapper I always wanted to rig up a old dog shock collar to the feeder, so I could sit in my chair looking out at the feeder and zap them when I see them on the feeder.
  10. A mouse pez dipenser...yer crackin me UP!!!
  11. ottoman
    Joined: May 4, 2008
    Posts: 288

    from Wisconsin

    Yea I use same thing except I use plastic soda bottle instead of a can... works great!

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