Mole Traps

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Re: Mole Traps

Post by Gibby » Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:07 pm

I am having no luck with the Victor Out O'Sight... Seems where ever I put it they go the opposite direction, even on tunnels less than 2 hours old...

Would this work with propane?


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Re: Mole Traps

Post by Easyluck » Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:41 am

If they are going the opposite direction then they are searching food and probably not building an underground highway.

You set your traps on the highways. These are typically long and straight trails. Moles use these trails to travel back and forth. To find which trails are active, poke dime sized holes in the trail and mark the location. Come back the next day and if the hole is filled in then that is an active trail. Set your traps and you will have better luck.

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Re: Mole Traps

Post by pyperdoon » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:44 pm

Finally caught one in my back yard using a Trapline trap! Thanks for all the tips and advice everyone.

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Re: Mole Traps

Post by Ware » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:58 pm

pyperdoon wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:44 pm
Finally caught one in my back yard using a Trapline trap! Thanks for all the tips and advice everyone.
Congrats!

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Re: Mole Traps

Post by Mrotatori » Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:15 am

finally caught the mole that has been wreaking havoc through out my lawn. I tried earlier in the spring and summer to no avail. I have been trying to catch him again for the past three weeks. Today, I set the trap, and within three hours, it got the scissors. Bye Bye Mr. Mole.

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Re: Mole Traps

Post by pennstater2005 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:15 am

Mrotatori wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:15 am
finally caught the mole that has been wreaking havoc through out my lawn. I tried earlier in the spring and summer to no avail. I have been trying to catch him again for the past three weeks. Today, I set the trap, and within three hours, it got the scissors. Bye Bye Mr. Mole.

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Re: Mole Traps

Post by Mrotatori » Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:31 am

after catching a mole about a week ago, I thought that was it for moles in my yard. The mole that I caught I buried back in to the ground. To my surprise, the next day another mole decided to take over my lawn, along the same route. Set up two more traps, and today I got him. I hope this is it for the moles in my lawn. This one decided to pose for the camera.

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Re: Mole Traps

Post by TommyTester » Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:00 pm

Mrotatori wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:31 am
today I got him.
Nice catch!

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Re: Mole Traps

Post by daniel3507 » Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:55 am

Moles are starting to drive me crazy. They are doing a number on my lawn already. Put out some poison worms yesterday and set my Out-O-Sight trap. I haven't had any luck with it yet but am still trying. Also ordered a couple of the Traplines.

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