If you don’t live near a body of water, you probably won’t have too many worries about muskrat damage. Muskrats are semiaquatic creatures that need access to a slow-moving or standing water source to survive and thrive. Most of the muskrat issues I’ve had to deal with over the years have been the result of muskrats burrowing into banks and dams in backyard and farm ponds while they’re in the process of building their dens.
On occasion, muskrats may stray from the water in search of food, which can sometimes place nearby backyard gardens at risk. When these critters become a problem, the best remedy is to trap muskrats with the help of a live animal trap.
How to Trap Muskrats Humanely
Fortunately, you can trap muskrats without having to harm or kill them. Muskrats are fairly easy to trap because they tend to live in a confined area … Read More