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I was in a local restaraunt this morning for breakfast. On the one end of the building is a candle making business. I took a stroll over and took a look at the candles and noticed a section of candle making supplies. I went over there and took a look at all of the scents that were there and my mind got to spinning.

There was molasses, brown sugar, all types of fruit. I am considering getting some of these scents and dropping on the bottom of my dog proofs. I think since it is oil based the scent would stick around longer in the rain. I also thought about getting the oil and mixing it with a little wax and melting a tiny bit on the bottom of the inside of the dog proof.

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cant hurt to try!!


most trapping suppliers sell oils and extracts as well..not sure if there is a difference or what the cost of either is etc...but i dont see any harm in trying a bottle of the candle oil if its available and priced well enough to be used on the line...
 

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It was pretty cheap. I can't remember a price right now but I believe a small bottle (4 oz.?) was around $5 a pint was 10 or 11 bucks.

I wonder what they would say if I asked them to make me some rotten fish candles. lol.
 

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You could get a trail camera out put some in a soup can and check it.Instead of waiting till trapping season.It would save time and give you better info on what they will eat or go for.
 

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Just don't train them that it is unedible.
 

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The tiny candy making flavorings have very strong sweet smells. I've used some of them for muskrat and 'coon lure.
 

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Years ago I trapped several coon using Aqua Velva after shave lotion as an attractant.
 
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