Looking for info on trap prices

Discussion in 'Michigan Trapping and Varmint Hunting' started by Big Game, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Big Game

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    A few years ago we bought some property with a beaver pond on it. After struggling with the beavers tearing down trees and flooding my land, I finally had somebody come in at the end of last years trapping season. He showed me quite alot and I'm looking to try a few sets this year. I was wondering where you guys buy your traps? Looks like I'm in the market for a few 330's to start. From what I've read on here Dukes may be considered an entry level trap. I have been meaning to check at Jay's for some prices but in the meantime figured I'd ask around here.
     
  2. Denny jr

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    Go to www.trapperswarehouse.com and look around there. Best prices Ive found in a long time. You have to buy by the dozen, but I got a dozen 1.5s for $57.95, and a dozen conibears for 60-something. This site will give you a great start, not only selling traps, but tools and lures/baits. Just remember that if you do get some 330s you need setters also...I think they are called body "grip setting tool". Good luck, I hope this helps ya!:D

    -Denny
     

  3. Dave Lyons

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    BG,

    Michigan based place to start would be F and T sponors as well of the website.
     
  4. Big Game

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    Thanks guys I have already cheked out the F&T website some good prices on there and not too far from home. I'll check out the link Denny thanks. The guy I had in last year showed me how to use a rope to set the traps. Is that what the tool does that you mentioned?
     
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    BG,

    The rope does what the setters do. I just use my hands personally.
     
  6. SJC

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    FandT is good but you could also try J+K in Whittemore. I have not seen anyone beat Ralph's prices on Duke traps. He was selling 1.5 coils for like 47 bucks at the convention. I don't know who is closer for you...
     
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    Thanks guys for the info. What size trap do you use in a foothold drowning set? He set up one of these on the dam and I thought it was pretty cool.
     
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    F & T is where I order most of my stuff from from.
     
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    While beaver can be taken in the smaller foot-holds,you would be far better off with a #5,mb-750 or the ts-85.
     
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