How to set a trap?
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When hunting for different types of animals, it is necessary not only to know the technical features of the traps with which it is supposed to catch them, but also in exactly which places it should be done. About how to set a trap, given the lifestyle and habits of the animal, will be discussed further.
How to put a trap on large predators
Large predators, such as, for example, a wolf or a lynx, are caught by handicraft wine glasses or factory plate traps of size No. 5. For smaller predators, such as jackals and raccoon dogs, you can take the third number of traps. The best place for catching large predators - hare trails.
When installing a trap, you should not fasten the chain too tightly: it is better to attach some “fiber” to its middle part (a thick stick or a small board will do). This is to make it harder for the beast to escape and escape. Traps for jackals should be installed in the thickets of reeds, shrubs, as well as near water bodies. Such traps must be carefully masked.Raccoon dogs are best caught right in their residential burrows or in a bait.
How to put a trap on the muskrat
For catching muskrats, traps of zero and first sizes are used. It is best to place them on the banks of reservoirs, right at the entrance to the hole under water, and also inside the stern or dwelling hut. When installing a trap, you need to tie a wire to the stems of coastal plants. This will help the beast to fall into the water and choke, otherwise he can bite off his paw and escape. Similarly, traps and beaver. Read more about this in the article How to catch a beaver.
How to install a trap on the animals of the family of the weasel
In addition to the martens, the family of weasels includes such animals as ermine, sable, mink, badger, column, ferret, and others. As for how to set a trap on these animals, it is best to do it near the stumps or on the dead wood. It is convenient to trap the marten on the tree, strengthening them on the branches or putting them on the end of the stake. Such a stake should lean against a tree at an angle.
In the same way sables are caught. For catching an ermine, traps of size No. 1 or zero are usually used, and for ferrets or a column, slightly more are used No. 1 and No. 2. The bait for the animals of the family Mustelidae can serve as bird carcasses, muskrats, squirrels, rodents.