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Mouse trap bait
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Brian    Posted 02-01-2001 at 11:10:36       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Ok,

I've made it this long through winter and have had only one mouse and i got 'em way back in late October. Now, all of the sudden one has decided to rummage around in my cupboards, I stopped a Lowes for some traps and whatever else cought my eye ;) So i got a two pack of the Victor mouse traps that look like the traditional style except they have the "cheese" look a like trip lever. It says on the package no baiting is necessary, so what gives? what has worked for you all in the past? I like to learn from those that have been there and done that. Thanks in advance...
~Brian


Kavi    Posted 01-18-2004 at 20:26:49       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have noticed there have been mice coming into my kitchen for the last 1 month. So, I set a mouse trap with a small piece of bread coated with peanut butter and thus caught 4 mice over the last week. But for the last 2 nights, I have noticed that the bread piece is gone but there is no mouse caught in my trap. How do they get the better of me? Have they really gotten too smart for me?? Any suggestions?


Robert    Posted 02-02-2001 at 11:28:46       [Reply]  [Send Email]
My 87 year old dad just can't stand to have mice in the garage. He likes to drill a small hole in a kernel of field corn, and wires the kernel on the mouse trap trigger.
I like to use peanut butter. I always put the PB on the BOTTOM of the trigger, then they can't just lick it off!!
BTW, dad uses the mice for bait on his trap line. We are over run with racoons, foxes, and oposuums, and they all will come to a dead mouse for bait.
Robert


Spencer Greely    Posted 02-01-2001 at 20:22:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
I get overrun in the fall due to a stone
foundation needing work.
I find the best for mice, not messy, and reusable are the plastic ones that look like a
open T-REX mouth. I think they are victor too.
All you do is pinch the back part which opens and locks it. Then put peanut butter on the pallet.
To get rid of mouse, just squeeze the back part again.
Spence


raylee    Posted 09-01-2002 at 12:15:55       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Do you use the same bait (peanut butter) for rats.

rlp


bacon rind/raw fat    Posted 02-01-2001 at 18:49:35       [Reply]  [No Email]



Johnny    Posted 02-01-2001 at 18:21:19       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Here is what the master mouse catcher does, go buy yourself some regular mouse traps, bait with peanut butter and do NOT set them for a couple of nights, when you can tell that the meeses have been feasting, then set them all and you will be knee deep in dead meat. Good luck. Johnny


Carolyn    Posted 10-27-2002 at 06:49:10       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Peanut butter seems to the the overwhelming favorite for baiting mice. What if it is a shrew? Can you use peanut butter for them too?


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jon    Posted 12-05-2001 at 12:36:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
Peanut butter wise mice are causing trouble
the mice won't eat anything in the trap what to do


Duke    Posted 02-01-2001 at 14:48:15       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I use the regular style traps and kernels of field corn for bait.Put a kernel of corn on the trigger and bend the end of the trigger so the mouse can't get it out. Then scatter 3 or 4 kernels on the floor around the trap.


Peanut Butter    Posted 02-01-2001 at 11:35:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
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Alvin    Posted 02-01-2001 at 19:29:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
We got some smart ones here, they lick the peanut butter off and come back tomorow for another meal--them wife MAD.


Alvin    Posted 02-01-2001 at 19:25:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
We got some smart ones here, they lick the peanut butter off and come back tomorow for another meal--them wife MAD.


Nathan(GA)    Posted 02-01-2001 at 19:58:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
Alvin, I use peanut butter too. I had your problem at first. But then I learn to adjust the trigger. Bend the holder a little to make a hair trigger and put peanut butter inside the loop.

A mite crawled up on this one the other day and set it off. :~)


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