Single Catch Traps
Most single catch trap operate on treadle system that is triggered when the squirrel enters the cage and steps on the treadle at the end of the cage to get to the bait.
There are numerous companies selling single catch traps but one of the best is Rhemo Forge Products
Multi-catch traps are not particularly popular as the rarely catch more than a couple of squirrels at a time. The traps generally work on a series of baffle doors allowing the squirrels to enter a main chamber.
For a quality multi-catch trap visit ALBI Traps
Elgeeco Squirrel Trap
This is the favoured trap for control in Red Squirrel areas.
The cage is made with 2 mm diameter wire, fully welded for strength and rigidity. It is zinc plated after manufacture to provide weather protection and a quality finish.
A stainless 220 mm peanut bird feeder is included.
29 mm clear holes in the 31 mm specially made square mesh allows small birds, such as tits and finches, to enter and leave easily without feeling confined.
Single catch and single top entry with self closing and self locking spring loaded top entrance door.
Separate hinged floor door for removing animals and attaching an optional Refuge Cage or Dispatch Cage.
Grey squirrels have excellent vision and when used in a loft near a dimmed light squirrels will be attracted to the food in the feeder and not only have to rely on their sense of smell to find the bait.
A strong carrying handle is provided.
Size: 220 mm x 220 mm x 380 mm.
The original Elgeeco trap is available here - Elgeeco