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Offline Kain

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Floating Muskrat Colony Trap
« on: December 19, 2020, 12:13:00 PM »
Messing around with making a floating muskrat colony trap that can be very discrete in public areas.




Youtube of the trap and some on the water shots.
« Last Edit: December 19, 2020, 12:20:25 PM by Kain »

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Re: Floating Muskrat Colony Trap
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2020, 12:35:42 PM »
Nice! Have you tried them yet?

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Re: Floating Muskrat Colony Trap
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2020, 12:43:28 PM »
Nice! Have you tried them yet?

Its out soaking right now.  I will update when I can get back out there.  Im going to make another one and see if I can figure out the balance of the flotation so it sit better in the water.

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Re: Floating Muskrat Colony Trap
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2020, 01:19:56 PM »
I like your design  :tup:
 I'm not positive, but I thought I heard or read that the rats are caught in the trap dont cause a bunch of weight. They are buoyant.
 Can't wait for the update.
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Re: Floating Muskrat Colony Trap
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2020, 02:07:30 PM »
I like your design  :tup:
 I'm not positive, but I thought I heard or read that the rats are caught in the trap dont cause a bunch of weight. They are buoyant.
 Can't wait for the update.
That would be great.  I have it tied to a tree in case its sinks but hopefully that wont happen.  Unless its soo full that it does then that wont be bad.   :tung: :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:

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Re: Floating Muskrat Colony Trap
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2020, 05:54:57 PM »
What did you bait with Kain?

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Re: Floating Muskrat Colony Trap
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2020, 06:07:51 PM »
What did you bait with Kain?

apples and carrots.  That seems to be the most common suggestion. 

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Re: Floating Muskrat Colony Trap
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2020, 06:19:18 PM »
Good choice

 


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