Gophers Limited Advanced Gopher Trapping Tips
Below are several new video clips to help you analyse your gopher and mole trap setting technique and diagnose why you might not always be successfuly trapping them. Each video is about specific problems and solutions I have encountered to be spending less time at each trapping site.
If you find these helpful or would like to comment on your successes or modifications, please send me an email and I will post it. After all the idea is for all of you to become so adept at catching gophers and moles that you might find yourself eating more fruits and vegetables.
Just click on each link to go to each video or watch them from my Youtube "gopherslimited" channel.
To be most effective trapping gophers with the Cinch trap, setting a
trap at each end of and active burrow system is key.
A Cinch trap is set the day before and afer 24 hours trap is not sprung
but gopher activity is nearby
While surface trapping gophers with the Cinch Gopher Trap the trap is
sprung and burrow blocked
Cinch gopher trap is sprung but no gopher caught, burrow is wide. How
to reset successfully
A gopher has made an extra wide burrow too large for trapping. Make a
new burrow entrance that fits the trap
Gophers Limited Advanced Tips: Trap Sprung and Found On Surface
A Cinch gopher trap is sprung and found on the surface indication that
the gopher was caught and another animal has eaten it
A cinch gopher trap is sprung with no gopher, burrow is plugged with
hair on trap
A surface trapped gopher returns to the soil. Well that is probably the best thing a gopher can do for your garden
Gophers Limited Advanced Tips for Trapping Gophers: The Great Hori Hori Digging Tool
The Hori Hori Garden Knife is the best companion tool to use with the
Cinch gopher trap or any trap. It is very strong and makes opening
burrows easy. It is also a great all around gardening tool.