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Offline jdb

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Best cage traps
« on: June 10, 2018, 07:47:22 PM »
I looking at running a small trap line for bobcats and coins this winter and I'm wondering what brand of cage trap I should be looking at?
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2018, 07:54:12 PM »
I really like cam trip traps for bobcats...humptulips on here makes some really nice traps too that are collapsible.  Bearpaw traps are great too...

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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2018, 09:28:30 PM »
Camtrips are nice !! But I prefer traps with conibear triggers trimmed up high so I catch cats and not skunks
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2018, 10:03:07 PM »
Dont forget Bear Hunter's indestructible grizzly proof traps

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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2018, 10:28:58 PM »
Camtrips are nice !! But I prefer traps with conibear triggers trimmed up high so I catch cats and not skunks
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2018, 03:21:15 PM »
camtrip cages work great. Also, comstock custom cages beaver trap set on its side with only one door open works great.
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2018, 09:55:18 PM »
I'm prejudiced but I like the ones I make. Collapsible so they carry and transport easy. Versatile, they can catch beaver and otter also. Coni trigger so less apt to freeze up. 11x17x40, $200 and $20 for shipping.
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2018, 02:15:09 PM »
I’ve got some of Bruce’s traps and they are universal and work well. I also have some camtrips that are pretty slick and nestle together to save space, the trip pan can be problematic in freezing/snowy conditions but there is a few tricks to help with that.
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2018, 08:09:21 AM »
make them, lot cheaper than the tomahawks. :chuckle:
buy them if you want to spen $150+ :bash: :bdid: :mgun2:
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2018, 08:16:46 AM »
Make em.  With a litle innovation and time with beta testing you can make about anything you want.  Welder and setup for $200 and you're off an running.

I'm making another line's worth of cage traps this summer.  Panless cage traps that nest together for about $25 a piece
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2018, 09:28:20 PM »
Let’s see some of these diy cages!
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #11 on: June 17, 2018, 12:20:11 PM »

I'll support the Businesse that support us   :tup:
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Re: Best cage traps
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2018, 07:02:30 PM »
Bruce's traps are as good as they get! I use to build my own but time was/isnt in my favor. Add materials, equipment and time plus the learning curve a numerous failures to "get it right" and it just made sense to start catching fire in a proven trap. Plus Bruce is a huge supporter of WSTA and local to Washington State. His traps work on a large variety of furbearers.
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