Little furry sods

Neskin

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Hopefully this isn't a reflection of how my session tomorrow is going to go. I was singing the praises of the

Now I've got to assassinate the little buggers without my old dear getting upset

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Tinca Steve

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I've said it before and no doubt I'll say it again.
Put your tackle into metal office furniture and it's safe from rodents.
 

Tinca Steve

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I have a large double door metal cabinet, a double set of sloping topped clothing with the shelving removed for the rods etc. And a double door low level cabinet for my bait. Never had any trouble with rodents and I have lived in an area that had lots of mice.
 

Neskin

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I live in a flat so all my gear is kept in my parents garage. Once I've moved out of the flat and have a garage I'll deck it out seeing as my Mrs will probably make me live in there too.
 

Tinca Steve

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Bought all my cabinets off fleabay. Silly money. But you have to collect.
 

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I had 2 mice in my shed last year that got into a bait bag and made a mess.
They also ruined sleeping bags and other items.

I’ve moved all my bait inside in a large plastic container but all my other gear is still in the shed with no issues.

It only took 1 night and 2 traps to get them.
 

rudd

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Had six traps set all week - no critters yet, just been out to check them!
 

Tinca Steve

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What bait are you using ?
Chocolate on the old school traps or peanut butter in the humane ones work best l have found.
 

John Step

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Plastic dustbins for bait storage. Just in case I have small containers of rat/mice poison permanently in the 4 corners of both garage and shed. No kids about obviously.
 

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Had the same problem in my garage 2 weeks ago after I noticed a bag of 4mm pellets scattered everywhere on a worktop.
Put rest of pellets/groundbait in plastic containers.
Tried traps with chocolate and peanut butter but caught the 1 culprit with cheese about 3 days later.
 

fasteddy

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Haven't had any problem with tackle or bait, but my cat has a habit of catching mice, then letting them go in the house alive. A bit of chocolate biscuit (humane traps), works wonders, so far caught every one she's brought in.
 

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Had six traps set all week - no critters yet, just been out to check them!
If you put chocolate on them, and you don't catch any in a couple of days, then you haven't much of a problem rudd. I always have a trap set in my garage, but also have one of those gadgets that plug in to the mains, and it seems to work as I've never seen a mouse there for years. I catch no end throughout the year in the greenhouse etc etc.
 

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Hopefully this isn't a reflection of how my session tomorrow is going to go. I was singing the praises of the

Now I've got to assassinate the little buggers without my old dear getting upset

I have a couple of these ,keeps most things away
 

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PAB

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I have 3 rodent bait boxes down all year round and every year about this time I find the odd dead mouse as I did this week need to keep on top of them before they bed down for the winter and become a problem.
 

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I found a huge metal ammo can at a car boot sale (about 3ft by 2ft by 1ft deep). That is the location of any and all pellets, ground bait etc.
 

rudd

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If you put chocolate on them, and you don't catch any in a couple of days, then you haven't much of a problem rudd. I always have a trap set in my garage, but also have one of those gadgets that plug in to the mains, and it seems to work as I've never seen a mouse there for years. I catch no end throughout the year in the greenhouse etc etc.
I use nuttella spread- good stuff
 
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