Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap (621P)

4 out of 5 stars 10 Reviews | 5 Q&A

Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap (621P)

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Average Rating

4 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.1

10 Reviews | 5 Q&A

Product Overview

Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap (621P) is an effective solution to your rat control problem. This snap trap features a raised rim for great holding power, strong gripping teeth, and an easy access bait tray. It is also designed to fit low-profile bait stations such as RBS "EZ-Secured" for increased efficiency. This plastic trap offers heavy-duty construction to ensure durability. Once the Easy Set Rat Snap Trap is set, it measures 3 inches in height.

Features and Specs

Target pests: Rats
For use in: Commercial & Residential: Indoors or Outdoors
Dimensions: 3 in. W x 5.875 in. L x 2.75 in. H
Color: Black
Material / Construction: Plastic
Special Features: Increased Holding Power
May be Used Many Times
Shipping Weight: 0.30 lbs
Manufactured By: Catchmaster (Mfg. Number: 621P)
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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Fingers out of danger Rat trap

    By Charlie on 08/17/2015

    This trap is a big improvement over the old type. No danger of getting your fingers broken or the vermin getting wounded and running with trap. Cleans up nicely under running water. I miss the sweet sound of the old spring loaded trap zapping a rat in the middle of the night. This trap is quieter but does the job well. Recommend you fasten it down when setting.

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    8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • 4 of 5 Stars

    Good bye Mr. Chipmunk

    By Stan on 09/27/2015

    Used peanuts, loaded from the hole in top cover, shell them and wedge them vertically. Tied string through predrilled hole and secured it to handle on barn door. Usually I need to drill holes myself to screw to a board or utilize an anchor line. In the past I have lost traps, other critters drag off their precaught meal. Trap has been immediately effectve, 2 large chipmunks and a mouse in 3 days. Only concern is how the unit will hold up in below zero weather. Other similar looking traps will break the plastic hinge and destroy itself when snapping shut in cold weather because the plastic becomes brittle and looses flexibility. If this trap proves to be made from a better grade plastic that holds up in freezing temps, then I would rate it with 5 stars. Overall this is a real nice disposal method for mid to small size rodents.

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    6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Hair Trigger - Super Effective

    By Stan on 10/29/2015

    One of the traps is positioned about 6 inches from the opening of my barn door. In about 2 weeks it has killed 5 chipmunks, 9 mice, 2 voles and I red squirrel. It is necessary to tether the trap, a few times I found the line stretched out. The red squirrel was the only one that it did not kill immediately, the front arm was caught. That trap would of most definitely been missing with a more than necessary suffering animal. The red squirrels are so incredibly quick, they are rarely caught in my other Victor Professional traps, (yellow pad). Yet this trap captured it because of the heavy quick acting spring mechanism. My biggest concern is how the plastic will hold up in below zero temperature, the other traps with similar designs literally disintegrate themselves when triggered and are unusable there after. Overall these traps are so sensitive that the larger traps will kill small and large rodents. Never have I owned a more effective trap than this one. Peanuts wedged tightly into the cup through the hole in the top with a bit of "chumming" around the trap works great. The easy release of the trap is also a great convenience. The crows and hawks love what is left on the feeding table for them. It will be nice to have a rodent free barn and house this winter. Good Luck.

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    6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Chipmunks are just cute rats

    By Paul on 12/01/2016

    I purchased the chipmunk mouse trap first. Although it had impressive force, the chipmunks were a little too big, and either escaped or broke the trap. I then moved up to the Rat Snap Trap. Still impressive force, but bigger. Did the job, and the trap didn't break. Peanuts, were recommended as bait with some scattered as "chum". Watch your fingers.

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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Great! Four traps, five less rodents!

    By Vaughn on 11/21/2016

    Put them out unset and baited. All four were "hit". Reloaded and set them. Five down. Three were great, the trap did the killing, two were caught by their back leg, that necessitated further action on my part. Cleaned the traps, but too busy to get them out again, it will be soon though... Used peanut butter with a small piece of cooked bacon.

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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Questions & Answers

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Which has a higher "bite" pressure, T-Rex or Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap (621P)?
A

Both the Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap (621P) and the Trapper T-Rex would really be comparable in terms of bite pressure and snapping strength. The bait cup is the biggest difference in these two traps: the T-Rex bait cup is removable from the bottom of the trap, while the Catchmaster trap has a hole on top of the trap to expose the bait cup from above.

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Is the trigger sensitive enough to work on mice too?

I've had trouble with similar brand traps (mouse version) that don't kill the mouse, so I'm looking for a more powerful alternative. I assume the rat trap has a stronger spring than the mouse version.
A
The Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap is intended only to trap rats not mice. The trigger may not be as sensitive as the one that is intended to trap a mouse.

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Does the Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap kill the rats or just trap them?

I'm trying to figure out the difference between this & the t-rex.
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Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap will eradicate the rats that are trapped just like if you were to use a Trapper T-Rex Trap.

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What kind of bait fits in the Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap (621P)?
A

Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap (621P) will hold small bait such as dog food, fruit, nuts, grains, cotton, straw, etc. Please review our How to Treat for Rodents Guide for more information on a full treatment. 

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Will Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap (621P) fit into the Bell Labs Protecta Rat Bait Station (Mfg. Number: PS2540)?
A

Catchmaster Easy Set Rat Snap Trap (621P) will fit into the Bell Labs Protecta Rat Bait Station.

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