Thursday, July 1, 2010
In the mean time, I have been working a wildlife job under my NWCO licence. Wood chucks, most of the time, are animals that don't cause much damage; however, every now and then their tunnels undermine property and they must be stopped.
The first afternoon back i placed new bait in the cage trap out side. I then crawled under the porch to see if any one tried to enter or leave the den. Sure enough, i caught a chuck trying to enter the burrow. Now came the hard work of getting under there to removing the chuck, not to mention resetting the trap.
I use trap size #160 and #220 for wood chucks. Remember, never set these out in the open or in a area where yo think a non- target animal could get in it(Cat, Dog). These traps are great tools in dealing with damaging wildlife, but must be treated with respect and care.