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Dan from Jacksonville, Florida writes,
07/28/2014:

I just purchased your live trap for armadillos. Any suggestions on how to bait them?

Some said don't use bait as it won't work, others say use worms in a nylon stocking. Do I need to "funnel" them into the trap from an entrance point with boards, or some kind of fence? Any assistance or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I just moved to Florida and have never had to deal with armadillo's and their digging. Thank you for any assistance you can provide.

Answer:

Havahart recommends the following baits to attract armadillos:

Use a small plate to place the bait at the end of the live armadillo trap.

 

Meal worms

Maggots

Spoiled meat

Sardines

Overripe fruit

Fish

Answer last updated on: 07/28/2014

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