Buy a live trap and set it up where you have seen the fox and expect it to be again. The large majority of foxes will come right to one of the standard ‘box type’ live traps.
This type of trap is usually long and rectangular and contains trap doors at one end or another. Once you pick your location, it is going to be time to add the bait. When the fox is lured into the trap by the lure, a pedal it steps on triggers the trap door and the fox is locked in.
You can find live traps for sale at most hunting supply stores and on a great deal of internet websites from specialty retailers. The medium to large sizes are fantastic for trapping foxes, and can cost between $40 to $80.
Get your trap set in its “open” position. Place the bait in the middle space that’s been designated for you in the trap instructions. As for the bait, you have a broad assortment of options. Some people have a lot of success with poultry, pork, chicken livers, fish, or ‘wet’ cat food. Hunters sometimes use meat from wild game to lure their foxes in.
Whatever lure you choose, remember that the scent of your lure is crucial to your trapping success. Foxes have a really keen sense of smell for sniffing out food resources. So try using something which puts out a strong appealing odor. By way of instance, if you go with the wet cat food, then use one that has a strong fishy odor to it. Foxes love that.
Foxes Are Night Dwellers:
Let your trap sit all night. It’s true that foxes are seen in the daytime, but they’re basically nocturnal predators. It requires some patience to get results when trapping a fox. Go out in the morning to check your trap. That’s why it’s crucial to set up the trap as close to where you’ve seen the fox before as possible.
Check your snare daily as long as you’re setting it, so you may free anything you don’t desire, and to be humane to the fox if you catch it. The only right way to deal with this problem is to call Grant-Valkaria Raccoon Removal to tra the fox the humane way.