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  • Live Beaver Cage trapping

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  • REALEASING ANIMALS

    RELEASING ANIMALS An easy way to keep a door open is simply to open the door and put a stick or rod cross wise through the cage wire, horizontally.  This will hold the door open.  If you need to keep an animal from exiting prematurely, you could put rods vertically through the cage to hold […]

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  •  BEAVER SWIM THROUGH CAGE TRAPS SET UPSIDE DOWN IN AND UNDER WATER I know there are some who may not understand the the virtues of setting a cage trap trap upside down in water, but there are many, making this trap and method of setting second to none when it comes to cage traps.  A […]

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  • In a short while we will have a double powered door squirrel trap, 5x5x24, with a versatile new push through trigger never before seen in a small trap.  To follow, 6×6 and 7×7 for fox squirrels and skunks, perhaps a 7 or 8×10 for rabbits.  Each of these traps will have powered doors but will […]

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  • An ADC trapper in Illinois pointed out the value in the larger single door 10×12 and 12×12 traps made by other manufacturers.  Because the all around 9×11 Comstock traps are smaller they will easily slip into the larger traps, allowing animals to be transferred into the larger traps.  The Comstock traps can be reset to […]

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  • There are at least two major elements to any cage trap, one being function, of course, and the other, practicality.  Once the function is in place in a trap that catches well, the trap has to be user friendly, not too heavy, not too large, but as small and light as possible and still catch, […]

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  • Above is a picture of a gray squirrel caught in a Comstock, double door, 4x5x24, push through, powered door, cage trap used with a Comstock nose cone to direct the squirrel into the trap.  Thanks for this picture taken by Tom in Iowa on his nuisance line.  These are called positive sets, used without bait […]

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  • Update on numbers, statistics for perspective As of this week I have personally taken 268 beaver in the swim through 12x18x39 wire triggered, powered door cage traps in my own ADC business, which puts me squarely in second place.  A trapper in Massachusetts  has now taken over 600 beaver in two seasons, 400 and 200, […]

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  • Species Specific Beaver Trap As is, the 12x18x39 Comstock swim through beaver cage trap will take beavers, otters and muskrats. Beavers may be taken alive when the Comstock beaver traps are set slightly out of water, an inch or two above the surface.  This, of course, means that all non-targeted species will also be alive […]

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  • Trigger Configuration for Catching Large and Small Animals (Small Animals)    Our wire trigger traps can be made to work with both large and small animals.  When trapping a smaller animal, baby animals, chucks, rabbits etc., it’s important to cover the entire opening with the trigger wires so that a small animal can not pass […]

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