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Havahart Cage Trap - Model 1078
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24" x 7" x 7" trap suitable for trapping skunks, squirrels, and rabbits

Tomahawk One Way Door Cats, Rabbits, Skunks - Model E70
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A professional excluder for cats, rabbits and skunks that is easy to use to any entry point to a home or building.

Tomahawk Deluxe Live Trap Skunks/Opossums Easy Release Door - Model 605
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A professional live trap for skunks, opossums and other similar sized animals, and features an easy rear release door.

Tomahawk One Way Excluder Rear Door for Cat/Rabbit/Opossum - Model E70D
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The E70D has a rear door that lets you use the trap as either an excluder OR a trap to catch excluded animals.

WCS Treeberry Multi-Animal Paste Bait
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WCS TreeBerry Multi-Animal Paste Bait is great to use in conjunction with WCS' Coontroller.

Monterey Mole Repellent RTS
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A repellent that will help protect your lawn and garden from moles and other burrowing animals to prevent them from damaging your plants.


Skunk Repellent & Ideas for Skunk Bait

Skunks are not much different than other nuisance wildlife like raccoons, but they get a bad reputation because of their stinky defense mechanism. Besides the smell they may leave behind, skunks are destructive diggers and are highly susceptible to rabies. Getting rid of skunks is a similar task to that of rabbits, raccoons, and opossums, and other kinds of animal control, and learning more about these critters will help you to know how to get rid of skunks.

*Also see our selection of skunk traps

Skunks are, next to raccoons, one of the most easily recognizable wildlife animals. Most often you will see the striped skunk on the edges near a water source or near woodlands, along fences, farms, and often in lawns, cemeteries, and golf courses. Skunks use burrows abandoned by other animals like muskrats, foxes, badgers, and woodchucks or use any cover as den sites. They only have one litter a year, with four to eight young in each litter.

These striped critters will dig in yards and golf courses, causing annoying holes that can ruin grass.  Skunks are omnivores, and they dig for grubs, larvae, and roots. They will also eat mice, rats, and other small rodents, berries, grains, and garbage when in urban environments. These animals are nocturnal, most often seen at dawn and dusk, and are docile and avoid conflict.

How to Get Rid of Skunks

Measures for skunk control are very similar to raccoon or opossum control. Habitat modification, exclusion, and trapping are the general methodology of getting rid of skunks.

Habitat modification

  • Reducing food sources will make your yard or property less attractive, so try to reduce outdoor rodent populations, don’t store pet food outdoors, control grubs in lawn, and secure garbage can lids.
  • Remove all possible shelter materials, including wood and brush piles, tall grass, dense vegetation, and fill any old animal burrows.


  • Seal all openings, especially under decks and stairs. Use fine mesh and bury at least 12-18 inches under ground, in an L shape facing away from the structure to create a barrier that the skunks can’t dig under. This is also effective in keeping raccoons and rabbits out.
  • You can also use sheet metal or concrete to create barriers.
  • An aboveground fence can also be installed; place fine chicken wire along the bottom, burying it a foot down in an L shape away from the fence.

Related info: How to Get Rid of Skunks

Skunk Traps & Bait

There are no registered repellents or toxicants registered for skunks, so trapping is the best way to get existing skunks out of your yard or property. We sell many effective skunk traps to help you get rid of skunks safely and quickly. Always check the laws in your area; it may be illegal for you to transport a skunk away from your property. Use live traps and bait them with canned or fresh fish, cat food, and peanut butter. Sometimes cats get trapped in urban environments, so use mayonnaise, dried fruit, peanut butter, honey or molasses on bread instead.



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