Re: Interesting Muskrat Article
Back in the days, I would put out 100 conibears in a large swamp. I would check them three times a day for the first few days. Many sets would yield 3 rats a day. A few times I recall standing up after making or redoing a set and see a rat swim into the new set and caught before my eyes. While I can't argue the sewerage issue, no sewerage flowed into this swamp that I knew of. This past autumn I scouted the swamp for rat sign- there was none. Over the years I watched the rat population there decline, year after year. And I wasn't trapping it, nor was anyone else that I knew of. Basically, the swamp itself never changed. Raptors are the problem in this case.