Mole Trapping: How To Trap A Mole
Moles have invaded mostly all parts of the world. They mostly prefer gardens, grassland and mixed
woodlands where there is plenty of soil to dig tunnels. These tunnels are just not passage to travel
but they also serve as food storage and birthplaces of their litter. Middlesex County Moles cause damages to gardens
which can be very frustrating. Trapping Massachusetts moles are advised to control moles from invading property.
Here we will discuss different techniques used for trapping Middlesex County moles which can be carried throughout the year
almost any season and any weather conditions. However it is found that trapping during early fall and springs
are more effective.
Live trapping method is done by digging holes at the tunnels deep enough to set a wide mouth jar beneath the mole
runaway. Then you need to cover the opening with a board so that no light passes through. Finally when the mole
travels through the runway it falls into the jar. That needs to be disposed at a far location.
There is a method where harpoon needs to be set in a shallow active tunnel. The device which is set inside the
tunnel needs to push into the soil until the trigger lays flat and the trigger latch should be outside the trigger
pan lip which will hold the frame firmly. Once the Massachusetts mole lands on the pan the latch will slide over the pan trapping
the Middlesex County mole.
The next trapping technique we have is known as Scissors trap in a deep active tunnel. The device looks like a scissor
which is directly set in the moles path. The device acts like a speed breaker lying at the center of the tunnel. Safety
hook should be used once the trap is cocked. There are two jaws just like a scissors which should align with the tunnel
so that the mole has to pass through the jaw before hitting the speed breaker. We need to fill the entire opening with
lose soil so the daylight does not pass through once the trap is set in position.
Paper Clip Trap
The trap which is set down inside a tunnel back to back and each facing outward is called a Paper Clip Trap. Mole coming
from any direction crawling through the tunnel will hit the pin that hold to open the paper clip trap. This will cause the
pin to slide and trap the mole and eventually killing the mole.
The important thing in setting up a mole trap is to find a right and active Massachusetts mole tunnel.
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