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How to Setup a Muskrat Board Set

How to Setup a Muskrat Board Set

What is a Muskrat Board Set? The Muskrat is nothing if not adaptable. They tend to stay active throughout the year, even during the harsh winter months when the surface of the water bodies that their dens are located in freeze over. While this makes trapping them a touch more complicated, it is not completely out of the question. The …

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How to Setup a Muskrat Den Set

How to Setup a Muskrat Den Set

What is a Muskrat Den Set? While most of the traps and sets that you read about regarding muskrat involve the various features of their very obvious trails in some way or the other, this particular set eschews the trail completely. Muskrats either live in lodges made of reeds or underwater burrows dug into the banks of streams; these dwellings …

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How to Setup a Spring Run Muskrat Set

How to Set a Spring Run Muskrat Set

What is a Spring Run Muskrat Set? Muskrats are rather bold creatures and are quite comfortable moving very far from their dens in search of food. This quality, coupled with their amphibious nature, allows for rather long trails that pass over both land and water. The point in the trail where a smaller stream joins a larger body of water …

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How to Setup a Muskrat Float Set

muskrat float set

What is a Muskrat Float Set? When water conditions are turbulent or water levels fluctuate markedly, the muskrat is not above using floating logs or other detritus as a serene island of calm in the storm. Food and rest are a premium for the muskrat during times like these and an enterprising (not to mention innovative) trapper can take advantage …

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Top Muskrat Traps That Actually Work: Don’t waste your time

Muskrat that is about to be trapped

If you’re reading this article then it’s fairly evident that you’re at least considering turning to the adaptable Muskrat for your trapping needs. This semi-aquatic burrowing rodent does offer an interesting new experience for trappers that have only restricted themselves to more traditional burrowers such as rabbits or weasels; primarily because of their amphibious nature. The fact that you can …

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Trapping Muskrat Under the Ice

how to trap muskrat under ice

One of the more interesting things about the Muskrat is that it is active pretty much all year round, all over the USA. What this means is that, theoretically anyway, you could trap them any time you felt like it. Of course you should still consult hunting and trapping laws in your State first. Trapping muskrat on land is a …

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Easy and Cheap Rabbit Traps: 2 Easy Traps That Will Work

Easiest and Cheapest Homemade Rabbit Traps 2 Easy Traps That Will Work

Rabbit traps come in all shapes and sizes and the best traps are usually perfected after several iterations of homemade failures. Also, there is definitely something to be said about the satisfaction of trapping a rabbit with a device or setup that you fashioned with your own hands. That certainly feeds perfectly into the survivalist mindset if you ask me. …

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Top Most Effective Rabbit Traps

Rabbit about to be trapped

There are many kinds of rabbit traps and many more opinions on how effective each of them can be. But if you’re reading this, then it’s safe to assume that you are at least marginally interested in our opinion for the time being. This article serves to list our top 2 picks for the most effective rabbit traps and why. …

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Top 6 Ways to Catch and Trap Rabbits

how to catch and trap a rabbit with ease

Rabbit trapping has always been a popular sport in most of the Western Hemisphere. Since they are small and skittish herbivores, the critters present little danger to the novice hunter or trapper. This low risk coupled with their nearly limitless potential to breed makes them ideal for the neophyte. Not to mention the fact that their meat is quite palatable …

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Basic Rabbit Snare Traps: Easy Snares That You Should Try

Basic Rabbit Snare Traps Easy Snares That You Should Try

Rabbit snaring is, more than anything else, an exercise in patience and involves constant trial and error. If you’re in a hurry to nab a rabbit, then it would be best for you to look at one of the various other ways to trap or hunt them instead. Snaring is best employed when you’re willing to take your time and …

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