Live traps make it easy to capture and get rid of groundhogs, skunks, and other unwelcome animals around your home without harming them. However, a live trap is only as effective as the bait you use. Here you can find out the best baits for common pests and the helpful tips that ensure success.
Best bait: These ravenous herbivores come to your garden to munch on your homegrown produce, so you can entice them into your trap with vegetables, such as tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, and beans. They are also attracted to fruits, such as apples, cantaloupes, strawberries, and peaches.
Key to success: Groundhogs are especially hungry in early spring, as they prepare to produce a new set of hungry mouths to feed. Set up your trap as soon as wild plants start growing to try capturing groundhogs before a new generation is born.
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