Posted by John Fasoldt on 4:44:57 2/22/2012 from 22.214.171.124:
In reply to: Re: The 20 Dollar Squirrel Job posted by RS from LI on 20:31:10 2/21/2012 from 126.96.36.199:
She definitely NOT a 'woman of means.' And she refused to take the money back, besides my hands were full - one hand with a baby squirrel and the other with an animal net and a snare pole. But I'm sure she could afford the 20 dollars, I didn't want to insult her by giving it back, she's a very proud black lady, lived in the neighborhood for many years.
As far as your Einstein is concerned, set up the trap on a piece of plywood or something. You might also be able to use a carpet remnant.
Before you actually use the remnant or the plywood, leave it out, close to the trap, so he gets used to it. Leave a small bit of chum on it.
You can also leave the trap with NO bait in it. Make him look for it - I catch LOTS of squirrels in unbaited traps!
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