Click here HuntingPA.com
Outdoor Community



stuff here
Page 7 of 16 < 1 2 ... 5 6 7 8 9 ... 15 16 >
Topic Options
#408242 - Mon Oct 29 2007 02:18 AM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: Woodywoodduck]
Levi Offline
journeyman

Registered: Sat Oct 13 2007
Posts: 97
Loc: Pa,Cumberland County
ok thanks there woody...one more question about it do you have to set the hay set on a trail or do you want to set it away from the trail that the fox travel

Top
#408251 - Mon Oct 29 2007 02:35 AM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: Levi]
Woodywoodduck Offline
VIP

Registered: Fri Jun 06 2003
Posts: 12369
Loc: 5B wishing to be in 4B
ON the X, were they travel... That is were I have caught all my Fox with the hay set but FTW and others may suggest other places.

I have only caught 1 fox off the X in a Hay set, but the outcome of the hay set is for the Fox to see it or smell it........


Play the Wind and you may not have a problem!


Just Hope you don't get a Wise Fox that likes to take a Dump in the Middle of the hay and know how to avoid the trap! They can be alittle on the hard side to catch!

Top
#408253 - Mon Oct 29 2007 02:40 AM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: Woodywoodduck]
Levi Offline
journeyman

Registered: Sat Oct 13 2007
Posts: 97
Loc: Pa,Cumberland County
haha ill be guess your the one that wrote about the "crapper fox".. but i am not to sure how smart the fox are around my area because no one else other than me traps in my area i live in 4B right near Route 850..although i did have a fox dig up my dirt hole set..what type of set do you use the most for fox or yotes?

Top
#408255 - Mon Oct 29 2007 02:51 AM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: Levi]
Woodywoodduck Offline
VIP

Registered: Fri Jun 06 2003
Posts: 12369
Loc: 5B wishing to be in 4B
You have a PM, Seeing your new to the board, try to ask certain "Personal" Questions thru a PM, that way we do not junk up the threads

Top
#410398 - Wed Oct 31 2007 09:14 AM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: bobcat]
whitley trapper Offline
newbie

Registered: Fri Sep 14 2007
Posts: 5
Loc: greene pa
my first coyote in a hayset.had him in less then 12 hours.next to a dirthole 7 days old with nothing. with the same lure.

Top
#430020 - Tue Nov 20 2007 08:37 PM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: ]
foxtrapperwoman Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Fri Sep 20 2002
Posts: 4559
Loc: mouth of the Susquehanna
I have caught some of my piddally foxes this season with old hay, making those quick and easy 1 trap sets with a dirthole, using the hay to lightly cover the trap in front on the hole and scatter some about. I caught a # last season same way, totally sloppy LOL. Hay is hay in my opinion. The finer the grass type the better.

Top
#430687 - Wed Nov 21 2007 12:49 PM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: foxtrapperwoman]
Adam Online   content

Mod / HPA NW Rep
The man

Registered: Tue Mar 26 2002
Posts: 8846
Loc: Erie, PA
I got a sweet skunk in a hay set last night and my hands still smell of it even though I wore gloves...

Remade the set hoping a k9 will visit it now that it has PLENTY of scent AND great eye appeal!
_________________________
"I suppose it is the way of hunters. We are very odd fellows." ~ Peter Hathaway Capstick

Top
#430795 - Wed Nov 21 2007 02:25 PM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: ]
Woodywoodduck Offline
VIP

Registered: Fri Jun 06 2003
Posts: 12369
Loc: 5B wishing to be in 4B
 Originally Posted By: huntergoldie08
Timothy hay may work, not sure if its the same hay all are using..Little pricey....


Timothy Hay Smells far more like hay to me then regular Orchard Grass/clover/timothy!

If I can get it, I'll take Timothy over any of the other kind because of the smell!

From Reading FTW's posts over the past few years now on this Subject, She has pretty much said the result of the hay is Smell of HAY, Sight of Hay and then the smell of the lure.....Equals making Fox think of an easy Mouse meal because they are used to finding Mice under Hay Bails....

With that, the Smellier of Hay that can be gotten, the BETTER!

Top
#437372 - Thu Nov 29 2007 01:41 AM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: Woodywoodduck]
oakvalleykennels Offline
journeyman

Registered: Mon Nov 12 2007
Posts: 61
Loc: Susquehanna PA
I have been wanting to try a hay set now for some time. But I have never done it before so I am a little leary. How do ya'll think they would work were there isn't a very big population of animals. Also I don't have much farmland to trap (I don't know if it makes a difference). Also I have been catching more yotes than anything. What do ya'll think.

Top
#443865 - Tue Dec 04 2007 07:55 PM Re: hay set- how to make [Re: foxtrapperwoman]
Happy Birthday WPAtrapper Offline
On the board

Registered: Fri Oct 26 2007
Posts: 236
Loc: 1A
I was wondering how you bed the traps when there is snow? Do you just set it on the snow or some hay? I was worried about it freezing down.

Top
Page 7 of 16 < 1 2 ... 5 6 7 8 9 ... 15 16 >


Moderator:  Adam, mauser06, Moss, Renny28, trapperrick 
Google Ads
HuntingPA Sponsors
60X Custom Strings
ADT Security
Arrowhead
FoxPro
Growing Up With Guns
Hilltop Seeds
Hunting GPS Maps
Huntworth Gear
James Creek Outfitters
Knob Mountain Kennel
Lancaster Archery
Lowes Whitetail Scents
Martz Gap Hunting Preserve
Midwest Turkey Call Supply
Magees Optics
Mt. Hope Game Preserve
Night Eyes Predator Lights
No Limits Outdoors
On-Point Outfitters
Outdoorsman's Insight Magazine
Pheasants Forever
Premier Hunting Adventures
Randy Kuntz's Taxidermy
Realtree
Stony Gun & Archery
TrailCamPro
Two Bear Outfitters
Ultimate Camo
Who's Online
198 registered (5chunter, Adam, 45-70bpcr, a46b, 300winsniper, 18 invisible), 538 Guests and 14 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Google Ads
Newest Members
Rustyhammer, tonyc26, lrmccowan, Jibby, 2rock
35314 Registered Users
Recent Posts
How far off of a trail do you set up?
by tonyc26
30-06 to 300 win. magnum
by bearschlayerx2
Crossbow vs compound for a child starting hunting
by glock3540
Traditions 209 novice question
by spangler2k3
Trump will take the lead!!!!
by Retired_Rusty
Random sentence game
by Bearclaw
Perplexed
by USAF_SP
New Topics
Traditions 209 novice question
by spangler2k3
Gordon Lightfoot
by dc 21
09:46 AM
WTB 10 gauge hulls 3 1/2"
by 45-70bpcr
09:37 AM
Joke of the Day 9/28/16
by dc 21
09:01 AM
Tailgate Shot
by Flifisher
08:32 AM
Patsy Cline
by DIYASUB
07:35 AM
POTD 9/28/2016
by Bates
07:21 AM
Top Posters
RonM 40398
great white hunter 37724
RB-HPA 28449
dc 21 27043
Bluetick 24679
DennyF 23723
Bearclaw 23517
TATERDAVID 23513
DIYASUB 22935
timberdoodle 22540
Forum Stats
35314 Members
100 Forums
141639 Topics
1773053 Posts

Max Online: 2060 @ Mon Dec 01 2014 11:50 PM

Please note: To post or reply to posts you must be a registered member and be logged in. You can register by clicking on New User on the message board menu.