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Does any one know any good bobcat sets? I dont have anybobcat lure, so would rabbit scent work? Also, where should I make the set: where two habitat types converge or on a trail? Thanks.

Question by Buckmaster909. Uploaded on November 29, 2012

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from 99explorer wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

Bobcats are territorial and mark their territory with urine. They can be trapped with bobcat urine available at country feed or sporting goods stores. I've been told it can also be bought online at bugspray.com.
Some trappers use meat or fish covered with brush to mimic the bobcat's habit or hiding food for future consumption. Good luck.

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from woolf1987 wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

I like a trash pile set, with a shot of urine on the top. Walk thru sets work real well. Flagging is promoted for cats, but I've never caught anything by using flagging

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from Pathfinder1 wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

Hi...

I think that rather than trying to describe a proper set, you would get lots more information from the many trapping books and trapping videos that are for sale in most trapping supply catalogs and trapping magazines. You could have them in your hands in the same week you ordered them.

And even thought they can be caught using bait, or trail sets, I strongly urge you to use lure as well.

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from FOX wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

I have read in a few articles and books that making a cuby of sticks it will scare off k9s but you'll get some cats.

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from Sarge01 wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

Be careful with your baits. I used to catch bobcats with exposed baits (roadkill deer) but WV made it illegal about 20 years ago that a trapper cannot use exposed bait to trap for bobcats. Check your state's trapping regulations before setting any traps. If you have any seasoned trappers in your area that is the best source of information you can find. Fur,Fish and Game magazine also has articles too, pull them up online and you may find an article on bobcat trapping.

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from Buckmaster909 wrote 1 year 17 weeks ago

Thanks. I've been busy so I havent got to make any sets, but I am trapping all this weekend.

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from Pathfinder1 wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

Hi...

I think that rather than trying to describe a proper set, you would get lots more information from the many trapping books and trapping videos that are for sale in most trapping supply catalogs and trapping magazines. You could have them in your hands in the same week you ordered them.

And even thought they can be caught using bait, or trail sets, I strongly urge you to use lure as well.

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from 99explorer wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

Bobcats are territorial and mark their territory with urine. They can be trapped with bobcat urine available at country feed or sporting goods stores. I've been told it can also be bought online at bugspray.com.
Some trappers use meat or fish covered with brush to mimic the bobcat's habit or hiding food for future consumption. Good luck.

+1 Good Comment? | | Report
from woolf1987 wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

I like a trash pile set, with a shot of urine on the top. Walk thru sets work real well. Flagging is promoted for cats, but I've never caught anything by using flagging

+1 Good Comment? | | Report
from FOX wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

I have read in a few articles and books that making a cuby of sticks it will scare off k9s but you'll get some cats.

+1 Good Comment? | | Report
from Sarge01 wrote 1 year 19 weeks ago

Be careful with your baits. I used to catch bobcats with exposed baits (roadkill deer) but WV made it illegal about 20 years ago that a trapper cannot use exposed bait to trap for bobcats. Check your state's trapping regulations before setting any traps. If you have any seasoned trappers in your area that is the best source of information you can find. Fur,Fish and Game magazine also has articles too, pull them up online and you may find an article on bobcat trapping.

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from Buckmaster909 wrote 1 year 17 weeks ago

Thanks. I've been busy so I havent got to make any sets, but I am trapping all this weekend.

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