Posted by John Fasoldt on 4:56:39 6/26/2012 from 188.8.131.52:
In reply to: Wits end!!!!! posted by grammyK on 11:32:16 6/25/2012 from 184.108.40.206:
Patience, patience.... You're getting too antsy.
Set the trap out in plain sight, DISABLED, and scatter some birdseed about. The birds will come and then attract the squirrels. Once you see the squirrels around, bait the trap but leave it disabled. When they start to take the bait, re-enable the trap.
It's called "bait and switch" and it also works for humans!
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