Trap for Moles, etc.
>Linda Ridlon wrote:
>The moles have been very active here lately.
>Things I have tried:
>smoke bombs in the holes
>hardware cloth cages
>I'm running out of ideas and I am seeing new mole activity every day.
I am using a trap called a "Black Hole", it works very well on my endless
pocket gophers, I don't have moles at least I have never found anything that
looks like a mole. The instructions suggest the trap works on moles and rats
so you could give it a try. I bought my trap at a store in Calgary called
the 'UFA' (United Farmers of Alberta), there is a US address for returns, so
I imagine if you write to the address you could order one, there isn't a
telephone number to be had anywhere on the instructions (you could try
directory information?), here's the address:
213 S.W. Columbia
The trap is round- about 3" diameter and 7" long, it weighs less than 1/2
lb, it takes very little to set up and kills the pesky critters without any
mess. I pull the gopher out by the tail and wing it into the bush for the
wild animals or give it to one of my outdoor cats. I absolutly hate doing
any of this and have tried other methods to control or keep the gophers out
of my garden, I consider using traps a last resort, after the smoke bombs,
cats (all 5 of them) and mesh.......
I hope this helps solve some problems (the deer ate my Fritillaria's this
And my birthday for the record is June 6 1954 which puts me just below the
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