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Offline DesertTrapper

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Trap Triggers
« on: September 07, 2018, 06:42:17 PM »
Hey Folks,

I'm new to trapping and I'm currently building some cages for mink and muskrats. Would you recommend I go with traditional pan trigger or pull triggers? I found a design where the animal pulls on the trigger and closes the door. I plan on using muskrat meat for mink and apples and carrots for rats.

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2018, 10:30:05 AM »
 Conibear triggers

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2018, 11:56:30 AM »
Thank you.

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2018, 01:02:43 PM »
I have a simple design for pull triggers you can make your self.  Works great for mink and ermine and muskrat.  Happy to share
« Last Edit: September 09, 2018, 01:10:45 PM by jasnt »
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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2018, 01:14:29 PM »
Thanks jasnt! I was actually using a similar trigger design but I think your is better. How long are your cages?

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2018, 02:13:11 PM »
Thanks jasnt! I was actually using a similar trigger design but I think your is better. How long are your cages?
18-24 depending. That one pictured is my longest. It works great as a skunk trap
243Round ct. 649
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338 lapua rc 174
37XC rc 143
2020 Rifle rc 132

The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.04.012

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« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2018, 04:01:59 PM »
Thank you.

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2018, 05:54:30 PM »
No problem. If you have any questions feel free to pm me
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The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.04.012

 


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