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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 08:44 PM Thread Starter
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Hi guys I'm extremely new to trapping just started a week ago I have a question on how to cover traps. I put out some dirt hole sets today for fox/ coyote the ground was to wet to get dry dirt so I covered some sets with leaves and in the filed ed I grabbed the grassy stuff in the field chopped it up some and covered the trap with that. Will this work leaves and grass? All I ever here is covering up with dirt. thanks guys!

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Re: need help

thats what i usally do with coon traps but with k-9s i think youre going to need dirt
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 08:48 PM
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Re: need help

fill some gallon size freezer bags with peat moss. easy to use and lighter than a bucket of dirt.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 11:04 PM
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I 2nd the peat moss. I use it all winter and in wet weather. Can get a bail at lowes pretty cheap.
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x2 on the peat moss. I love the stuff!
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Re: need help

I use peat moss as well, but if the wife is gone for some hours, I dry dirt in the oven. Keep it in quart containers that are easy to vary in my tote.

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