Asked by: Sufen Lebedich
asked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd May, 2020

How do you make a homemade mole trap?


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Also to know is, how do you make a mole trap?

To set up a live trap, dig a hole at the tunnel deep enough to set a 2- to 5-gallon bucket below the level of the tunnel. Pack the dirt around the edge of the bucket for trapping moles, then cover the hole with sod or plywood so you can check the hole daily.

Additionally, what is the fastest way to get rid of moles in your yard? There are three methods to use in ridding your lawn of moles:

  1. Eliminate the food source of moles: insects, grubs, worms with a pesticide like Talstar which can be bought here.
  2. Repel the mole.
  3. Use a bait such as Mole Patrol to kill moles.

One may also ask, what is the best trap for moles?

Top 5 Best Mole Traps

  • Wire Tek 1001 EasySet Mole Eliminator Trap (our #1 pick)
  • Humane Tunnel Mole Trap (best for humane killing)
  • Victor Out O'Sight Mole Trap (more cost friendly trap)
  • Victor Plunger Style Mole Trap.
  • The Black Box Trap.

What time of day are moles most active?

Research has shown that moles spend their time in four hour shifts of searching for food and then sleeping. They are also more active during quiet times of the day such as early morning or late evening.

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