Sweet Baits for ‘Coons Can Outperform Meat

Q: I have been using corn bait around my traps. In Illinois, it is illegal to use anything composed of mammal, bird, fish flesh, entrails, fur or feathers unless it is concealed completely from sight or 30 feet away from the trap. I am afraid meat would freeze in winter if it was concealed from sight. What would be some other baits for raccoons? [Read More]

Iowans To Get a Bobcat Season

A resurgence in bobcat numbers prompted a three-year study by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, which determined the bobcat population has recovered enough to warrant a limited harvest season. As a result, trappers and hunters will be allowed to take one bobcat per season beginning Nov. 3. The season runs through Jan. 31, 2008, or until a harvest quota of 150 animals is reached. [Read More]

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