Tomahawk Rigid Trap Model 104.5 (Skunk & Opossum Size)

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Tomahawk Rigid Trap Model 104.5 (Skunk & Opossum Size)

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2.5 out of 5 stars Rating: 2.5

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Tomahawk Rigid Trap Skunk/Opossum/Prairie Dog Size - Model 104.5 is a very compact trap ideal for Skunks that prevents most skunks from raising their tails and spraying. The trap features a sturdy frame constructed of heavy 14 gauge galvanized steel wire mesh for maximum resistance to rust and corrosion. Securely and safely trap the animal inside the trap after the animal steps onto the trip pan at the back of the trap.  Also works for squirrels!


Features and Specs

Target pests Skunks, squirrels, opossums, prairie dog sized animals
Dimensions 20 in. L x 7 in W x 7 in. H
Material / Construction Heavy 14 gauge galvanized steel
Special Features Shorter height helps to protect from skunks raising their tail, constructed of sturdy galvanized wire mesh for maximum resistance to rust and corrosion, one hand operation, easy to set and release
Shipping Weight 4.00 lbs
Manufacturer Tomahawk Live Trap (Mfg. Number: 104.5)
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    live trap skunk/opossum/prairie dog size model tlt104.5

    By Twila on 01/23/2013

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    ok so i bought trap to catch a opossum. set it. caught it the first night. my only concerns were to release it to open door not easy and to close to animal. fearful of getting a bite. directions for trap operation to complicated. they give you directions for other traps including the one you bought. trap is very small. my animal was big so it took up whole cage. i was wondering if it could back out before door went down. only if it were a different system for door operation. be careful with this one. i would give it a 5 star rating if door were easier.

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    Live Trap Skunk - Model TLT104.5

    By Al on 08/24/2011

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    Can't say if it's me or the trap but it's been 2-months and I haven't trapped anything yet! I'll keep trying.

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To release an animal out of the Tomahawk Live Trap for Opossum Model 104.5 do you roll the cage on its side? How do you release it?

the other cage you sell has a back release door for more money. was just wondering how to let animal out.


You do not roll the Tomahawk Rigid Trap Model 104.5. To release the animal you simply re-open the front door in the same manner as you did when you set the trap. If you have an aggressive animal in the trap you may want to wear animal gloves or throw a towel over the trap so the animal will calm down before opening the trap. In almost every case however once you open the door the animal just takes off running. If you have a skunk in the trap you will definitely want to throw a thick plastic tarp over the trap and leave the animal alone for at 30 minutes before releasing to avoid being sprayed.

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What should be used as bait to trap opossums?
We would recommend using apples, fish or canned pet food. You will place this at the end of the Live Trap. Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

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