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#5852297 - 03/20/17 08:15 PM Trapping rabbits
Wahoo Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/20/16
Posts: 5
Loc: Virginia
Hey I have some box traps and wire traps have been baiting them with apples but the ants eat the apples within couple days does anyone have any ideas on what or may work better
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#5852302 - 03/20/17 08:17 PM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
pcr2 Offline
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Registered: 05/17/10
Posts: 6857
Loc: potter co. p.a.
bugs bunny liked carrots quite a bit.
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#5852305 - 03/20/17 08:19 PM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
Bruce T Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 20226
Loc: Northern Maine
Salt and apples always worked best for me.
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#5852316 - 03/20/17 08:25 PM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
Wahoo Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/20/16
Posts: 5
Loc: Virginia
Would you just put a hand full of table salt in back of trap or a piece of salt block
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#5852317 - 03/20/17 08:26 PM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
Bruce T Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 20226
Loc: Northern Maine
I always used table salt.
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#5852395 - 03/20/17 09:13 PM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
Tom cat Offline
trapper

Registered: 07/03/16
Posts: 2552
Loc: Indianland sc
Don't use onion.........unless you want possums


Edited by Tom cat (03/20/17 09:13 PM)
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#5852425 - 03/20/17 09:37 PM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
AJE Offline
trapper

Registered: 01/22/16
Posts: 1159
Loc: WI - Wisconsin
Maybe elevate cut up apples in a suet cage in a cage trap. It may help keep the ants away.
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#5852463 - 03/20/17 10:11 PM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
Saskayote Offline
trapper

Registered: 11/21/13
Posts: 379
Loc: SK
Snares on the trails if you have trails.

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#5852821 - 03/21/17 11:00 AM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
Bruce T Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 20226
Loc: Northern Maine
Usually when people use box traps to catch rabbits they want the rabbits alive.Doubt snares would be a good option smile
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#5852859 - 03/21/17 11:27 AM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
Saskayote Offline
trapper

Registered: 11/21/13
Posts: 379
Loc: SK
Ha! I made the assumption someone was hankering for some stew, or some such.

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#5852863 - 03/21/17 11:30 AM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
traprjohn Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 5338
Loc: Central NC
Are you sure season is in?...I'm thinking some Va members spoke about that last month..??..
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#5853292 - 03/21/17 07:44 PM Re: Trapping rabbits [Re: Wahoo]
Wahoo Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/20/16
Posts: 5
Loc: Virginia
Not sure on seasons or such just trying to catch some bunnies with the kids
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