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Old 03-09-2009, 12:13 AM   #51
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Two nights in a row....hogs busted out of my trap.....Pics show a few running 300 plus.
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Old 03-09-2009, 11:30 AM   #52
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that will put pork in the freezer
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Old 03-12-2009, 12:43 PM   #53
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What size is the pen you used? Also How did you attach gate to trap weld to t-post or what?
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Old 03-16-2009, 05:52 PM   #54
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works great
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Old 03-27-2009, 09:03 AM   #55
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i rather kill than trap
Believe me, they die.
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Old 09-18-2009, 04:04 AM   #56
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Leonhogboy, are you still trapping? I'd like to see your setup. PM me when you get time.

Keep catchin them hogs fella's they're populating faster than rabbits.

tending the fire,
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Old 09-18-2009, 08:18 AM   #57
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I MADE ONE THAT WAS 120FT AROUND!! i PUT A DEER FEEDER ON A TREE BRANCH THAT HUNG OVER THE TRAP AND I ACTUALLY PROPED THE DOOR OPEN WITH A STICK 2 OR 3 FT LONG AND AS HIGH AS I THOUGHT I NEEDED TO GET A BIG HOG TO HIT IT SO IT WOULD LET THE SMALLER HOGS IN AND OUT AND WHEN THE LARGE HOG WENT IN IT WOULD HIT THE STICK AND SHUT THE FLAP ON THE TRAP. THEN AS OTHER HOGS CAME AROUND THEY WOULD ROOT THEIR WAY INTO THE OTHER HOGS AND FEED BUT COULD GET BACK OUT! NOTHING BETTER FOR BAIT THAN A FEW HOGS IN THE TRAP!!
I agree with this. It has work well for me over the years. I have had as many as 13 hogs in my 30' round pen at once. Real common to get 3 or 4 easy.
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Old 10-08-2009, 12:29 AM   #58
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Old 10-08-2009, 12:31 AM   #59
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We've had success using a one way gate set up on a trip wire. We usually only get a few at a time but one time I got 14 and another time I got 6. I think I'll experiment using a taller trip wire to try and get the smaller ones in their first without tripping it and then having the big ones come in behind to trip it!

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Old 10-08-2009, 01:06 AM   #60
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Here's a pic of the 14 pigs we trapped.



a couple of them jumped on each other and got out...i shot one of them on the run though!

shot every single one of them and almost felt bad doing it. we killed 22 in total in this one weekend.

i buried some scrap 2x10s and 2x12s underneath so they can't dig out


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Old 10-08-2009, 01:56 AM   #61
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Did you ever have any problems getting cows in there? How big of a trap are we talking? 4-5 panels or more?
Cows are lay-z they dont want corn that bad.
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Old 10-08-2009, 08:44 PM   #62
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Old 10-09-2009, 02:30 PM   #63
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weve trapped quite a few in my trampoline one but make sure u put a top on it they started climbing out
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Old 10-12-2009, 10:56 AM   #64
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Thx for trap ideas, I can see a "6" "9" version in my near future
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Old 10-12-2009, 03:15 PM   #65
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is it ok to shoot them in the trap? neighbors on either side of us have hogs but we havent had much damage yet. id like to put out either a 6 trap or saloon doors trap since i never see them in person but know theyre out there somewhere
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Old 10-15-2009, 09:20 PM   #66
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All good set-ups!
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Old 10-16-2009, 11:51 AM   #67
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nice traps
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Old 10-19-2009, 02:05 AM   #68
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sweet setup bofly
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Old 10-19-2009, 02:35 PM   #69
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These days it is not really worth the trouble to sell them. Buyers not paying much.
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Old 12-29-2009, 01:05 PM   #70
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great designs. I think I might have go build one myself
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Old 12-30-2009, 12:57 AM   #71
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The spiral is cool
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Old 12-30-2009, 10:04 AM   #72
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I need to make one of these hog traps....
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Old 02-28-2010, 09:36 AM   #73
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My boy and I are going hog hunting this weekend. I think I am going to set up a "6" design trap to see if we can catch a few.
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Old 02-28-2010, 10:44 AM   #74
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The TAMU Agrilife extension service handed out a 6 page explanation titled, "CORRAL TRAPS FOR CAPTURING FERAL HOGS at their seminar in Luling last Tuesday. I betcha you could get them to mail you a copy.
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Old 02-28-2010, 09:04 PM   #75
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The TAMU Agrilife extension service handed out a 6 page explanation titled, "CORRAL TRAPS FOR CAPTURING FERAL HOGS at their seminar in Luling last Tuesday. I betcha you could get them to mail you a copy.

here is a link to that document. Thanks for the info.

http://irnr.tamu.edu/pdf/CorralTraps.pdf
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Old 02-28-2010, 11:32 PM   #76
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Good lookin traps guys. Thanks for the tips
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Old 03-01-2010, 10:48 PM   #77
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Old 03-02-2010, 09:08 AM   #78
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Old 03-04-2010, 09:28 AM   #79
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nice trap setups, do these traps stay set year round? Do you bungee cord them shut when you do not want to trap anything?
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:15 PM   #80
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Nice set up. crap, that's a lot of hogs in one trap. Hope you got a lot of sharp knives and a lot of help. Either that or plenty of coyote's to do the cleaning up.
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Old 03-18-2010, 11:29 AM   #81
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Will be trying in south tex to try and get rid of sum...
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Old 07-08-2010, 05:33 PM   #82
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nice trap setups, do these traps stay set year round? Do you bungee cord them shut when you do not want to trap anything?
We leave our gate open year round; don't have too much trouble with cows getting in there. The pigs get used to coming in and out during the week, and we set it on the weekends. Somebody is probably at our place 25weekends a year though. I would never bungie it closed but might bungie it open.
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Old 07-12-2010, 02:41 AM   #83
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Very nice...
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Old 07-12-2010, 10:18 PM   #84
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Some good ideas for the traps! Might have to give it a try!
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Old 07-18-2010, 02:40 PM   #85
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I have a couple of traps I built as soon as I reach 5 posts I'll post them
(thats 4)
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Old 07-18-2010, 06:55 PM   #86
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We also hag a wild hog problem here in Hawaii, I do a lot of local trapping for people. I have a chainlink trap that is easily transported in my truck.



It operates with a stick that props the door open attached to a ABS elbow filled with corn for the initial catch, they just push the door open walk in and the counter weight(on the right side of the cage) pulls the door back closed. It has a 6" X6" wire mesh on the bottom. the biggest so far has been #95 with the wire mesh for a floor I might have to stake it down if I run into a big one.

To date 9 is the most I have caught in one evening. we just snare them and away they go.



We have people that are on a waiting list so when I need to get rid of some I have plenty of people waiting.

Here's a smaller version of the big trap I made, simple yet effective, it's a one time catch trap, the door locks as it closes.



Plus it's easy to move


unless you have one of these guys in there..


The larger trap is for larger hogs seen in the area..
This one was not a happy camper.


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Old 07-18-2010, 11:19 PM   #87
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Nice to see some Hawaii hogs!!!!!!!!!!!!! I used to work at Tripler and they were all over up there..............never did hunt them though. I went to Pali a couple times but it was *******s to elbows in there with stands!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-05-2010, 11:27 AM   #88
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I'm going to build one of the figure 6 traps this weekend around a feeder I have. Are the 50" high panels tall enough, or do I need to get the 5' high panels?
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Old 11-08-2010, 05:00 PM   #89
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need at least 5 foot tall panels, the hog panels will catch them but they willjump out.
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Old 11-10-2010, 12:27 AM   #90
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when use a trap like this make sure u have big freezer
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Old 11-10-2010, 12:01 PM   #91
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Those are some cool traps
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Old 11-19-2010, 06:53 PM   #92
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on my own experience the larger in dia the trap the less they will try to jump out . on my last fig. 6 trap it was too small and short 5') so I went up 2.5 more feet made a bigger differenct then. as long as you did not drive up too fast to it. Dosen't matter if you use a stick ,hinged prop or trigger it will work! Just pay attention to the spacing of the "T" post and use 4"x4" panels!
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Old 11-22-2010, 02:33 PM   #93
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My family owns a large ranch in Northeast Texas and it is over run with hogs. My Dad built a "6" style trap using the 48" wire panels and T posts. He has caught over 15 at one time! He loads from the trap gate into a trailer and then sells them to hog hunters who turn them loose again! He then retraps and resells them to the same people, who obviously are clue-less. The gate is just an overlapped panel with a weak spring attached to make sure it comes back against a stopping post. As long as you build the trap in a circle shape the hogs never seem to realize that they just have to push on the panels. They run in circles looking for a corner.
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Old 11-22-2010, 03:16 PM   #94
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My family owns a large ranch in Northeast Texas and it is over run with hogs. My Dad built a "6" style trap using the 48" wire panels and T posts. He has caught over 15 at one time! He loads from the trap gate into a trailer and then sells them to hog hunters who turn them loose again! He then retraps and resells them to the same people, who obviously are clue-less. The gate is just an overlapped panel with a weak spring attached to make sure it comes back against a stopping post. As long as you build the trap in a circle shape the hogs never seem to realize that they just have to push on the panels. They run in circles looking for a corner.
I could be wrong but I thought Texas made it illegal to sell hogs for this purpose unless they had been vaccinated by a vet. I kill mine on site just wanted to make sure a GW didn't read your post and pay someone a visit.
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Old 11-22-2010, 03:31 PM   #95
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I do the same thing.. Kill on site. If they are eating size then I clean them, if not, the coyotes get a feast!
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Old 11-23-2010, 09:53 AM   #96
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Nice traps!
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Old 11-23-2010, 10:12 AM   #97
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Im making one of these asap im tired of all the stinking hogs on my lease
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Old 11-23-2010, 06:19 PM   #98
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nice lookin traps!
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Old 11-23-2010, 06:34 PM   #99
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The 6 shaped trap is by far the best one and is really easy to make. It will keep on trapping hogs till you get them out. Tie the one panel you use for the door section open at first to let them get used to going in and out, then just untie it. Hog will always run the fences looking for a way out and round type traps work the best since there is no corner for them to try and root their way out of.
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Old 11-23-2010, 08:09 PM   #100
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i make mine in the shape of a heart and cut the last verticle bar off each end pannel. they go in but the panell wont let them come out. kind of like a door on a fish trap
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