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#3246124 - 06/05/20 02:13 PM Live Trap for coons they can't destroy.
Dave2 Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 02/10/18
Posts: 30
Loc: nw-IL
Is there a live trap made that a Raccoon when caught can't destroy the trip rod and pan?

We are having quite a time with coons getting into Silage, Corn Stalk bales and making a mess plus last night one ravaged a Guinea nest after only three days of incubation.

Are there other ways to catch them and not the pets?

TIA.

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#3246145 - 06/05/20 07:38 PM Re: Live Trap for coons they can't destroy. [Re: Dave2]
AWS Offline
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Registered: 02/01/03
Posts: 6157
Loc: NM
There are dog proof traps and bait them with jelly and marshmallows to prevent cats.

https://www.amazon.com/dog-proof-raccoon-trap/s?k=dog+proof+raccoon+trap

You can find setting videos on utube


Edited by AWS (06/05/20 07:41 PM)
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#3247232 - 06/24/20 03:51 PM Re: Live Trap for coons they can't destroy. [Re: AWS]
ColoradoAlan Offline
Seasoned Member

Registered: 09/11/09
Posts: 273
Loc: Colorado
Try SR cages. 308 730-2711 handmade in Nebraska.

Much better than the farm store version.

SR cages on Facebook.

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#3247478 - 06/29/20 08:02 PM Re: Live Trap for coons they can't destroy. [Re: Dave2]
Pirogue Offline
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Registered: 12/23/19
Posts: 43
Loc: Desert SW
Dogproofs like AWS said

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#3249493 - 08/02/20 10:39 AM Re: Live Trap for coons they can't destroy. [Re: Dave2]
Dultimatpredator Offline
Die Hard Member III

Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 2771
Loc: Wisconsin
I just had a have a heart trap bottom ripped completely open from a coon. They warranted it but I wonít use the new one for coon any more. Itís about the sixth one in 40 years theyíve destroyed. I bought a different brand trap years ago thatís a lot more heavy duty with a bait entry door. I tried to find it on the internet but not a lot of luck. Must not be make any more. It was around $119.oo 20 years ago. Found it in some trapping magazine at the time. Itís made of duty steel and built like Fort Knox and rusted up right away. No coon will ever wreck it. I use dog proof coon cuffs with a lot better luck and they are only $15 each.


Edited by Dultimatpredator (08/02/20 10:43 AM)

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