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The West Coast is in the heat of MOLE trapping.

The West Coast is in the heat of MOLE trapping.

February 26th, 2017

All breeds of moles reproduce once a year. February is mating season for the West Coast. Those prope[...]

Mole Activity Identification 101

Mole Activity Identification 101

February 1st, 2017

Mole mounds are circular. The mounds often remind me of a volcano with stubby cigar shaped clods str[...]

Gopher vs. Mole

Gopher vs. Mole

January 11th, 2017

While moles and gophers both live in sealed, underground tunnels, there are clear differences betwee[...]

The Love Life of the Pocket Gopher: Sex, Myths, & Facts of the Pocket Gopher Part 1

The Love Life of the Pocket Gopher: Sex, Myths, & Facts of the Pocket Gopher Part 1

April 6th, 2016

Nothing steams up a boy gopher more than meeting another boy gopher. They squeal and hiss and clatte[...]

Products
gopher-goner-medium trap

Medium Traps

The medium trap is what we use 95% of the time trapping a gopher in the Western United States. We recommend setting two traps on 1-gopher system to create a draft. Cinch traps are set from the surface! The cinch trap relies on air and light triggering an alarm with the gopher or mole that their security has been breached. Do not bury a cinch trap!
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gopher-goner-small trap

Small Traps

We use the small trap for trapping a mole. We highly recommend setting traps under a fresh mound, and by “fresh,” we mean 24-36 hours! Beware, there could be 1 or sometimes 2 additional tunnels leading to the mound, so we recommend having 4-small traps when trapping a mole. Occasionally, we will use a small trap for trapping a juvenile gopher during breeding season.
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gopher goner digging tool

Gopher Goner Digging Tool

We designed the 18-inch digging tool to pop the plug in a gopher tunnel, check for forking tunnels, and clearing debris without enlarging the tunnel. The Digging Tool can be used with any manufacturer of trap (Victor Easy Set, Sweeny, Macabee, Gophinator), but we highly recommend using a cinch trap. Whether trapping a gopher or a mole, this tool beats any screwdriver or Hori Hori Garden knife in price and effectiveness.
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