coyote trapping

fish meal for coyote trapping, bobcat trapping difference and starting a wildlife control business
on January 9, 2014 at 11:11 pm / in bobcat trapping, coyote trapping, Trapping Tips and Questions

fish meal for coyote trapping, bobcat trapping difference and starting a wildlife control business

On the Coyote Dirt Hole DVD you mentioned using fish meal around the set and I was wanting to know how much you would use on a dirt hole set like the one on the DVD with the coyotes..A handful just scattered around to create curiosity and a milling effect to get them wondering around ???? The trailing scent you mention on that […]

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How to snare and catch more coyote while coyote snaring
on January 6, 2014 at 2:18 am / in coyote trapping, Land trapping, snaring, trapping videos

How to snare and catch more coyote while coyote snaring

Snaring coyotes is a lot of fun, and easy to do on good snaring locations. I try to find areas that funnel down the coyotes to one too three trails or coyote travel ways. I like using 1×19 cable snares. For most of my coyote work, I use 5/64 size cable for the loop end of the snare. On the […]

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How to trap and catch more coyotes at your dirt hole sets
on December 31, 2013 at 12:03 am / in coyote trapping, Land trapping, trapping videos

How to trap and catch more coyotes at your dirt hole sets

Every trapper I know wants to catch more coyotes at their dirt hole set, me included. I can tell you from years or trapping coyotes for pay all across the country, the more natural a coyote set is, the faster it will connect with a big nasty  coyote. natural is talked about a lot in trapping, what does this really mean. […]

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Keeping traps working in the rain and what NOT to do coyote, fox and bobcat trapping
on December 28, 2013 at 1:26 pm / in coyote trapping, Land trapping, trapping videos

Keeping traps working in the rain and what NOT to do coyote, fox and bobcat trapping

In the trapping video, I am having some fun. I had a friend that will stay un-named that helped me on some instruction. we each took some guys out and set some traps. These were new trappers for the most part. That night it started to rain. We went out and checked the sets. Traps that have that ….perfect book…..low […]

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How to set and keep traps working in rain and mud for coyote, bobcat and fox trapping
on December 27, 2013 at 9:25 pm / in coyote trapping, Land trapping

How to set and keep traps working in rain and mud for coyote, bobcat and fox trapping

How to set and keep traps working in the rain? Oh man have I got this question a lot in the last few weeks. It has rained and rained and rained and rained some more. The ground can’t hold any more water. Mud is everywhere, it sucks. In the Army we would call it ….good training! First off, clear your […]

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The down fall of being a copy cat trapper, thoughts from Dustin
on December 18, 2013 at 4:27 pm / in coyote trapping, Land trapping

The down fall of being a copy cat trapper, thoughts from Dustin

I am guilty of being a copy cat trapper. I read Wolfernation, Trapperman, listen to trapper radio and then add of all the conversations with trapping buddies and friends about how they catch their animals and low and behold I find myself going in more different directions then a compass can point! I have found that doing this has its […]

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Trapping in the rain, then stop digging holes coyote and fox trapping
on December 18, 2013 at 4:09 pm / in coyote trapping, Land trapping

Trapping in the rain, then stop digging holes coyote and fox trapping

 How to trap coyotes with flat sets. A few years ago I was beating in dirt holes on the coyote line and mother nature shut me down. I had out about 75 dirt holes and they where full of water. I worked the line after the rain and got my holes dry and traps reset in dry dirt, but to […]

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Trapping in Snow, froze ground, coyote bait a must, thoughs from Dustin
on December 17, 2013 at 4:51 pm / in coyote trapping, Land trapping

Trapping in Snow, froze ground, coyote bait a must, thoughs from Dustin

This week has been a fun learning experience full of let downs and dashed dreams. For starters the weather has been cold, like -7 degrees cold. We have had about 4 inches of snow on the ground! The ground is froze rock solid. Last year I did some cold weather trapping but I got frustrated and went calling instead. This […]

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Trapping, snaring, snares and traps, we trap, why? video
on November 30, 2013 at 7:34 pm / in coyote trapping, trapping videos

Trapping, snaring, snares and traps, we trap, why? video

This is not a how to trap video, but it does show some of what trappers do in the real world. Most people don’t know how we as trappers protect their food from cows and sheep to their lettuce and watermelons. If we did not trap, everyone would have a higher food bill. Without us, where would the animals come […]

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Coyotes and bobcats will cause a loss in deer antler size from predator stress
on November 30, 2013 at 5:04 pm / in bobcat trapping, coyote trapping, Land trapping

Coyotes and bobcats will cause a loss in deer antler size from predator stress

  Predators can cause LOSS IN ANTLER SIZE An interesting thing happened when wolves were released into Yellow Stone National Park. The whole elk herd lost body weight and LOST ANTLER SIZE! That same year the elk actually had more food and nutrition available to them due to the new green growth from major fires in the previous year. The […]

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Not catching coyotes, why not?
on November 30, 2013 at 1:23 am / in coyote trapping, Land trapping

Not catching coyotes, why not?

  I set out coyote traps and I have not caught anything in a week, Why? This can be for many reasons, one is the size of the ground you set up. Today with smaller farms, most trappers are trapping on smaller pieces of ground. Let’s say you have 50 acres to trap. Let’s say you have droppings in a […]

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