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#6077149 - 12/07/17 06:14 AM Blood at sets
coolbrze Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/15/07
Posts: 233
Loc: VA
Does blood at your set (from a dispatch) deter, scare, or make coyotes & foxes wary?

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#6077152 - 12/07/17 06:17 AM Re: Blood at sets [Re: coolbrze]
HobbieTrapper Offline
"Chippendale Trapper"

Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 9834
Loc: Eastern Shore of Maryland
Do you think there is blood in bait and lure?
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#6077163 - 12/07/17 06:33 AM Re: Blood at sets [Re: coolbrze]
tbn Online   content
trapper

Registered: 12/29/06
Posts: 4369
Loc: ks-ok-mo
Originally Posted By: coolbrze
Does blood at your set (from a dispatch) deter, scare, or make coyotes & foxes wary?


No
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#6077173 - 12/07/17 06:43 AM Re: Blood at sets [Re: coolbrze]
RM trapper Offline
trapper

Registered: 04/22/17
Posts: 336
Loc: TN
I caught a coyote Sun and because of a NOT so well placed shot I had blood everywhere but I remade the set and caught another one 2 days later, but I'm definitely no expert on the subject
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#6077256 - 12/07/17 08:07 AM Re: Blood at sets [Re: coolbrze]
EdP Offline
trapper

Registered: 03/04/12
Posts: 825
Loc: meadowview, Virginia
I prefer not to have blood right where I make the set because it might cause the target to approach/investigate other than how I want. A couple of feet away and I don't care. Not usually a problem.

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#6077323 - 12/07/17 08:57 AM Re: Blood at sets [Re: coolbrze]
Law Dog Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/11/10
Posts: 10921
Loc: Central, SD
I clean any off that's on the trap if any gets on there then move the trap to a close by new area outside the circle if I have the time and weather permitting. If not I flick small amounts out of the circle and reset or bury it in the loose dirt at the set.
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