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Just thinking #6679572
11/30/19 09:36 AM
11/30/19 09:36 AM
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I was talking with a guy a while in Kansas that said he put marker flags (very lightly) in mole runs to see if they were active. He would do this the day before. I was thinking of try putting a flag just ahead of Steve's trap so I would not have to dig the up. Down side a vole could trip them and you will not know. I will remove about 3/4 of the flag so thing does not tip them. What do you think? Just looking for a edge.


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Re: Just thinking [Re: Getting There] #6679746
11/30/19 01:32 PM
11/30/19 01:32 PM
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It's worth trying. I think soil type, tunnel depth and weather will be hard to work around but with the right touch should be doable. Now whether the extra trouble adds anything of value I'm not sure.
I quit doing moles awhile ago but I'm still always learning. Keep us posted, please.

Re: Just thinking [Re: Getting There] #6679763
11/30/19 02:00 PM
11/30/19 02:00 PM
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With the speed that moles run their tunnels, if they haven't hit the trap in 2 days, they aren't going to. Move the trap.

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