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#6054445 - 11/14/17 03:33 PM Can a rabbit spring an MB 550
greenetrapper Offline
trapper

Registered: 09/18/15
Posts: 394
Loc: Broome NY . not the city
Went to snap my line tonight. And didn't have to snap one of the traps because it was out of the bed. No Struggle No catch Circle no digging. Just a little bit of fur in the Trap. It appeared to be rabbit fur but I cannot be sure. Have any of you ever caught a rabbit in a foothold trap

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#6054456 - 11/14/17 03:48 PM Re: Can a rabbit spring an MB 550 [Re: greenetrapper]
Boy Named Sue Offline
trapper

Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 402
Loc: South Alabama
Yes, even saw it happen once. I had pulled up one morning to check traps and spooked a rabbit. He took off in a hurry and ran across one of my sets, hit the pan with both hind feet. Another time I was checking traps and found the front half of a rabbit with his front feet in the trap. I enlarged the hole and crammed what was left down the hole reset the trap and had a black coyote waiting the next morning.

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#6054457 - 11/14/17 03:49 PM Re: Can a rabbit spring an MB 550 [Re: greenetrapper]
PAskinner Offline
trapper

Registered: 08/27/10
Posts: 2169
Loc: PA
Yep, it happens.
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#6054481 - 11/14/17 04:19 PM Re: Can a rabbit spring an MB 550 [Re: greenetrapper]
curtisd Offline
trapper

Registered: 03/30/13
Posts: 411
Loc: kentucky
yes I catch 2 or 3 rabbits every year.

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#6054530 - 11/14/17 05:34 PM Re: Can a rabbit spring an MB 550 [Re: greenetrapper]
adam m Offline
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Registered: 02/11/14
Posts: 12359
Loc: nm
X2

One time I had a rabbit in a one set and a cat in another. by the time I got there it looked like a rabbit exploded. The bobcat must have be very determined as there was only bobcat fur in the other trap.

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#6054558 - 11/14/17 05:55 PM Re: Can a rabbit spring an MB 550 [Re: greenetrapper]
2 TRAPS Offline
trapper

Registered: 11/10/13
Posts: 3667
Loc: Bland Virginia
Sure can
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#6054560 - 11/14/17 05:56 PM Re: Can a rabbit spring an MB 550 [Re: greenetrapper]
2 TRAPS Offline
trapper

Registered: 11/10/13
Posts: 3667
Loc: Bland Virginia
Bobcat fur looks alot like rabbit fur.
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#6054697 - 11/14/17 07:56 PM Re: Can a rabbit spring an MB 550 [Re: greenetrapper]
tjm Offline
trapper

Registered: 11/11/11
Posts: 6639
Loc: SWMo.
Do y'all got deer up there? Anytime I've caught rabbit the area was surrounded by fur, I never had a rabbit pull out and the owls seem to be there as soon as the trap snaps. I've had dozens of deer set traps off and they sometimes leave a bit of soft hair, but never a catch circle nor other sign unless a hoof print nearby.

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#6054748 - 11/14/17 08:43 PM Re: Can a rabbit spring an MB 550 [Re: greenetrapper]
yukonal Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/15/14
Posts: 373
Loc: MN
Caught one in a 550 last year. Light pan tension.

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#6054871 - 11/15/17 02:06 AM Re: Can a rabbit spring an MB 550 [Re: greenetrapper]
miket Offline
trapper

Registered: 09/17/13
Posts: 79
Loc: Shippensburg,Pa.
happens all the time........rabbits come in on fresh dirt and lure. Most of the time it gets eaten before you arrive.

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