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Wilco Gopher Getter Type 2 Bait is an attractant and bait for pocket gophers. It is a multi-feed solution on a milo grain formulation that will remain active in burrows for up to 27 days. The bait is used in subsoil applications in lawn and garden areas and should be deposited directly into runways or burrows. For best results, bait should be used for 3-4 consecutive days. Great to be used with the Wilco Probe 'N Funnel 70300.
Product comes in 2 sizes: 1 lb and 5 lb bottles.
This product is only allowed for sale in the following states: AZ, CA, NE, NV, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY
|Active Ingredient:||Diphacinone (CAS# 82666) - 0.005%|
|Target pests:||Pocket gophers|
|Application:||Below ground by hand application, funnel methods.|
|Pet safe:||Yes, if followed by directions on label. Please keep out of reach of animals and children.|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||AL, AK, AR, GA, FL, HI, SC, NC, VA, WV, WI, DC, DE, NJ, CT, RI, MA, NH, NM, ME, VT, TN, KY, MI, IN, IL, IA, MN, NY, PA, LA, MO, OK, KS, MT, ID, PR, CO, MS, MD, OH, ND,SD|
|Shelf Life:||2 years|
|Dimensions:||2.50 x 2.50 x 10.00|
|Shipping Weight:||2.00 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||Wilco Distributors, Inc. (Mfg. Number: 21016)|
Location of Runways: To locate gopher’s natural runway, probe about 6” to 8” inches from an active mound beginning on the flat side of the horseshoe-shaped depression. Using an iron bar, a strong stick, the probe from a Probe‘ n Funnel kit, a Gopher Bait Applicator bait dispensing probe, or a Gopher Getter Midget bait-dispensing probe, or other suitable implement, probe 8“ to 10” inches below the soil level. Soil resistance on probe will decrease when runway is entered.
1. GOPHER BAIT APPLICATOR METHOD: Turn hand probe unit upside down to attach or remove bait bottle which screws into the dispenser. The 1-lb. container for Gopher Getter Type 2 Bait by Wilco may be screwed directly into the dispenser. Otherwise, add the amount of bait needed to the bottle that comes with the Gopher Bait Applicator and screw the bottle into the dispenser. Using probe end, probe around mounds to locate runways (see “Locating runways” above.) Lift handle three times to deposit bait in each active runway. Pick up or bury any spilled bait immediately. Makes 2-7 bait sets per burrow system, depending upon the systems apparent length. For best results, this bait must be placed in the gophers’ active runway for four (4) consecutive days or until activity ceases.
2. HAND PROBE AND FUNNEL METHODS: Enlarge probe hole(if necessary) to accommodate baiting. Use water proof gloves and a scooping device (preferably long-handled) to transfer the bait from container to the bait applicator. Insert one-half cup bait into each active runway through probe opening or through the funnel, if using the Probe’ n Funnel kit. Take care not to spill bait on the surface. Pick up any spilled bait immediately. Makes 2-7 bait sets per burrow system, depending upon the systems apparent length. For best results, this bait must be placed in the gophers’ active runway for four (4) consecutive days or until activity ceases.
3. GOPHER GETTER MIDGET: Remove cap from built-in bait reservoir and fill with bait. Replace and tighten cap. Using probe, probe around mounds to locate runways. To deposit bait in each active runway, turn crank six full turns, stopping back at the closed position. For best results, this bait must be placed in the gophers’ active runway for four (4) days in a row or until activity ceases.
CLOSING RUNWAYS - After bait has been applied, cover probe opening with sod or dirt. Do not permit dirt to sift in or cover bait.
Using waterproof gloves, collect and burn (where permitted) or bury all visible dead animals. Dispose of leftover bait according to pesticide disposal on product label.
Note: Read entire label and follow complete directions and use precautions.
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2 of 4 people found this review helpful:
By Sheryl in Lakeside, CA on 07/19/2016
This product was recommended to us by a pest control professional. It was shipped quickly. We are still fighting with the gopher so I will have to post another review.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
Gopher Getter Gets 'em
By Dennis in Phoenix, AZ on 02/16/2017
Follow the instructions. They have lots of tunnels. I punched more than one hole for each mound. Don't drop any 'food' on top of the ground. Now they rest in peace.
2 of 3 people found this review helpful:
Gopher Getter Works Great
By D in San Diego, California on 02/22/2017
Great product, excellent price and it really works.
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By Lbriney in CHULA VISTA on 07/21/2017
I bought this Wilco bait hoping to exterminate the gophers on my front lawn. I followed the instructions putting the bait in each tunnel for four days. I am very disappointed because the gophers dugged up tunnels in other areas the next day after I put the baits the day before. I wish I can post the pictures. I definitely want my money back for this ineffective item. I will post pictures on Amazon.com so the customers will not waste their money on this item.
POISON DID NOT WORK.
By Linda in CHULA VISTA on 09/28/2017
I followed direction. Gophers dugged up more holes. I bought professional scram from do my own $120.00 it solved gopher problem in just one application. Its a big container of gopher poison but it served the purpose. I will have the gardeners apply the scram professional gopher poison quarterly to prevent gophers coming back destroying my front lawn. I called terminex to kill gophers. They charge $70.00 a month will come to kill poison once a month.
By Mel in Flagstaff, AZ on 09/29/2017
This product has to be the best gopher getter on the market. I've used this before and I'm very pleased with it. Also, delivery was very fast on getting this product to me. I am pleased with product, service and delivery.
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03/11/2015 Francisco from Indio
QIs their any product stronger than Wilco Gopher Getter Type 2 Bait?
AWilco Gopher Getter Type 2 Bait is the strongest product we carry labeled to kill pocket gophers.
03/09/2016 Chris from Los Angeles, Ca
QWill rainfall reduce the effectiveness of Wilco Gopher Getter Type 2 Bait applied in tunnels?
It is going to rain next few days. Should I wait till next week (after rain) to apply this poison? If I apply it now and it then rains, will it reduce the effectiveness?
A Since the Wilco Gopher Getter Type 2 Bait is applied directly in tunnels it would be protected from rain unless it was a heavy downpour that flooded the tunnels. This bait must be placed in the gophers’ active runway for four (4) consecutive days or until activity ceases so if you would not be able to have a break in the rain to do so, then it would be best to wait until you had 4 clear days.
Since the Wilco Gopher Getter Type 2 Bait is applied directly in tunnels it would be protected from rain unless it was a heavy downpour that flooded the tunnels. This bait must be placed in the gophers’ active runway for four (4) consecutive days or until activity ceases so if you would not be able to have a break in the rain to do so, then it would be best to wait until you had 4 clear days.