Skunks, scientific name Mephitis mephitis nigra, are generally not very difficult to trap. But when skunks are grubbing, they can be near impossible to catch. Whether you are trying to catch an ordinary skunk or are trying to catch the great skunk trap avoider, professional baits can assist you.
While no bait is ever 100 percent effective, professional baits have a number of advantages over homegrown baits.
Professional baits can
WDC has received several letter asking us if these baits are poisonous. Let me assure everyone that these baits are not laced with poison. They are only meant to attract the animal NOT kill the animal. They are also not meant for human or pet consumption. They are bait not food for the animal you seek to capture.
This paste bait reminds you of late summer when the sweet corn is bursting with flavor and the aroma around the fields is one of corn silk. This has been spiked with a super sweet curiosity undertone and is highly attractive to both coon & skunk. It contains a generous amount of golden cracked corn and has proven very effective on rodents, i.e., mice, rats, etc. As with all the "Premium Grade" baits it won't dry out and appears almost wet !!
Mello Yellow 8 oz. Price $15.00. Order Online: Click ONLINE
This paste bait mimics nature's perfect fruit. Powerful, lingering, and intensely sweet. Excellent skunk bait. A good Spring & Summer bait that animals really work for. As with all "Premium Grade" baits this will not dry out like some of the others and is "cat" resistant.
Rose Bud 8 oz. Price $15.00 Order Online: Click ONLINE
Bud is a paste bait that draws fruit loving wildlife
such as raccoons, skunks and oppossums.
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