What traps work best?

Discussion in 'Trapping Hogs' started by Confederate Ghost, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. Confederate Ghost

    Confederate Ghost LSB Member

    Feb 12, 2017
    Any advice on what traps work best on piglets to 100 punders? I have box traps and modified #4 wolf trap snare but the little ones keep either triggering the snare and getting loose or not able to trip the pressure plate in the box traps.
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2017
  2. nated

    nated New Member

    Jul 10, 2016
    See if I can figure out how to do this

    uh oh I'm getting dangerous here linking to the youtube videos,
  3. RattlesnakeDan

    RattlesnakeDan San Antonio Texas LSB TURKEY BUZZARD PRESERVATION SOCIETY SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

    Aug 7, 2013
    San Antonio, Texas
    Box traps with swing doors are the easiest and most consistent I would say. My first year trapping I caught close to 300 hogs this way. Guillotine doors with pressure plates have their place, mostly with small critter traps not great for hog size traps. I built 3 lightweight traps today, easy to move, swing doors, simple but effective. Nothing works perfect every time but if you fine tune your setup you can get good at it. Lightweight Hog Traps.jpg

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