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What's a good bait for those DP?s I was using tuna and a coon (saw the tracks, wasn't no mice) cleaned the whole trap clean never caught him. The style of DP's in using are just the pull up trigger not a push/pull. Looking for a bait so it don't happen again, some are saying marshmallows. I don't have any fish oil. Thanks all!
 

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archeryman32 said:
Dip a marshmellow in peanut butter and slide it over the trigger. Works extremely well.
You mean stick the trigger through the marshmallow? I thought about that but I thought they would tear it off the trigger

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How's about a marshmellow wedged under the trigger ?
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that's how I do it!
 

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I use dry cat food filled just below the trigger. I think I may had one clean out but I always set more than one dp at a location.
 

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if you fish for bass, take an old tube jig and cut the rubber legs off of it and slide the tube over the trigger, they really like that soft feel.
 

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I get cinnimon tast crunch and smash it up into little peices/ powder, pour that into the trap. They cann not resist the taste and smell, and the powder small bits really make em work to get it out.
 

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Well I tried the marshmellow under the trigger... He took it !! Couldn't believe it. This time I put the trigger through the marshmellow this time, if that don't work, I have 5 DP coon cuffs for sale, a week old and has never seen a coon.
 

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let the marshmallows get a little stale, makes them stiffer less likely to pull off. Poke the trigger into the marshmallow. marshmallows are all I use in DP's with good success.
 

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Dry cat food or dog food filled right below trigger. Set to a hair trigger. Make sure it is solid in the ground so they cannot pull out to empty out. Also after you bait to help against mice stealing bait put a white golf ball on top of the trap of even a Styrofoam cup... actually help catch the coons attention too.
 

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I used golf balls but some places the Fox or Coyote take the golf ball to parts unknown, never to be found.


I like a clear plastic cup to keep the rain off...


A plastic cup (covering a DP) in a road ditch or drain tile looks natural and blends with all the road trash.
A golf ball stands out to a jogger along a road. He needs more practice balls, comes down the bank and may take your cover and get his finger pinched. Dang joggers.
 

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cover them with paper cups that are biodegradable. hate to add Styrofoam bits to all the rest of the trash.

Take my word for it cups do not stop mice.
 
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