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#3271313 - 02/20/21 01:29 PM Re: Need help baiting for Bobcat [Re: Mtns2hunt]
Ethan1234 Offline
New Member

Registered: 01/28/21
Posts: 11
Loc: West virginia
Bobcats love regrowth pine and lorel thickets from when people logged or did some excavation in an area they will also walk the edge of heavy brush but bobcats will walk through the woods like a fox or yote will to if you want to catch a bobcat i love hellfire for a bobcat lure it makes them go nuts and some cat urine but visual attractants are key just know bobcats loose their curiosit quick so its key to throw some curiosity lures in a cage and bobcats arent that smart they just loose interest fast that could seem as they were refusing your cage but keep a couple good lures in a cage withe visual attractants and good bait you will catch a cat if there are some in that area you set up but location is key
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#3299405 - 05/22/22 10:28 PM Re: Need help baiting for Bobcat [Re: Ethan1234]
Mtns2hunt Offline
Seasoned Member

Registered: 08/26/16
Posts: 155
Loc: VA
Originally Posted By: Ethan1234
Bobcats love regrowth pine and lorel thickets from when people logged or did some excavation in an area they will also walk the edge of heavy brush but bobcats will walk through the woods like a fox or yote will to if you want to catch a bobcat i love hellfire for a bobcat lure it makes them go nuts and some cat urine but visual attractants are key just know bobcats loose their curiosit quick so its key to throw some curiosity lures in a cage and bobcats arent that smart they just loose interest fast that could seem as they were refusing your cage but keep a couple good lures in a cage withe visual attractants and good bait you will catch a cat if there are some in that area you set up but location is key


This is a very late reply but thank you for your advice. I will try the [beeep] fire and curiosity lures. I have also noted your advice about the laural thickets and logged areas. I know a couple of areas on public land that fit that description. I will however only call on public land. Traps are inclined to walk.

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#3299780 - 06/01/22 09:06 PM Re: Need help baiting for Bobcat [Re: Mtns2hunt]
spotstalkshoot Offline
Die Hard Member III

Registered: 12/22/13
Posts: 2452
Loc: so.mn
Trapping is location,location,location. Including when using bait,lure. Most predators are rarely hungry enough to override natural survival instinct, that includes getting them to travel in or through locations they don't feel safe in.

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#3302800 - 08/24/22 08:49 PM Re: Need help baiting for Bobcat [Re: Mtns2hunt]
Dultimatpredator Offline
Die Hard Member III

Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 2788
Loc: Wisconsin
Imo Bobcat are interested more in your set up "visually" than any bait or scent. I had my traps out for months last year. I refreshed my bait ever 2 weeks or less. Had one walk right by one of my set ups i had a trail cam pointed at with Zero interest. Then I finally got dumped on with snow for the first time in the area. The next day I dug all the snow off my traps, the trench in front of them, and the bait hole located at the end of the trenches. I kicked dirt out of the trenches all over the soureounding snow.
I made it look like a predator freshly dug and worked over the area. I used sticks and logs to try and steer what ever was going walk into my trap. Got my first ever bobcat the next day!!!! I tried cat nip, sardines, 2 types of bobcat lure, bobcat urine, bobcat scat,and some fake feathers. We can't use real ones...and any anywhere within 25'of the trap. I also hung up CDs with fishing line as well. I got a double front pad catch!!! To bad it wore the hair wore off where the Duke 650OS held it.


Edited by Dultimatpredator (08/25/22 12:44 PM)

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