Land trapping

Dog Proof traps, better trap location at pocket set, blind sets, from the mind of Dustin
on December 8, 2013 at 3:39 pm / in Land trapping, raccoon trapping

Dog Proof traps, better trap location at pocket set, blind sets, from the mind of Dustin

Written by Dustin Drews   After looking over my last 4 weeks of catches a few things are starting to expose themselves in my system from a LONGLING point of view. Before I dive off to deep end in my thinking: This read is not intended for the father and son that go out and set a few traps on one […]

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Double on bobcats with blindsets! Slow Raccoon trapping and raccoon calling, thoughts from Dustin Drews
on December 4, 2013 at 2:03 am / in bobcat trapping, Land trapping, raccoon trapping

Double on bobcats with blindsets! Slow Raccoon trapping and raccoon calling, thoughts from Dustin Drews

So I just finished up on week 3. Man the frustration. I could not buy a coon this week to save my life! I was on fresh property with awesome coon sign, did the normal routine: find the denning areas, pound in blind sets going to water and food. All this in 3 days of this no action… Hmmm. Find trails along fields, put in dirt […]

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Bobcat trapping with bobcat flags, you will want to build some of these
on December 3, 2013 at 1:09 pm / in bobcat trapping, Land trapping, trapping videos

Bobcat trapping with bobcat flags, you will want to build some of these

This is one great tool for a bobcat trapper. I did not come up with it. A student of mine did from MS. If you have seen my bobcat trapping system or my Cat Collector, you know how I think Bobcat flagging placement is so important. Sometimes you need have a tree or bush were you need it. I use […]

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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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Bobcat Trapping, most deer hunters, ranches and the public does not understand why we do it.
on November 30, 2013 at 4:46 pm / in bobcat trapping, Land trapping

Bobcat Trapping, most deer hunters, ranches and the public does not understand why we do it.

   Nature’s ultimate predator, Bobcats,Control them with trapping I am amazed at the lack of understanding about how deadly a bobcat is to deer, fawns, turkey and quail. Most wildlife managers understand the destruction coyotes can do to wildlife, but they do not have a grasp on how the bobcat is nature’s ultimate predator. Bobcats and mountain lion hunt in […]

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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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Trapping bobcats with cage traps, tip
on November 30, 2013 at 12:53 am / in bobcat trapping, Land trapping, trapping videos

Trapping bobcats with cage traps, tip

Trapping bobcats with cage traps, tip. Door up or down, that is the question One thing that has become clear with trapping bobcats with cage traps. If you set them to check them fast, there is no faster way to check bobcat traps. If you plan a head a little, you can place your traps in such a way to […]

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Where to set traps to catch bobcats, bobcats eat and hunt turkey, find the turkey
on November 30, 2013 at 12:38 am / in bobcat trapping, Land trapping, trapping videos

Where to set traps to catch bobcats, bobcats eat and hunt turkey, find the turkey

If you are new to trapping and you want to catch more bobcats, follow the turkey. Bobcats eat turkey, hunt turkey and hang around where the turkey live. Most wildlife studies show predators eat around 80 percent of young turkey, and bobcats are top of this turkey killing food chain. So if you want to find and trap bobcats, then […]

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