A Mole Catchers Assistant

Last April I wrote about my daughter, Polly, and her mole catching hound Biddy.Two dead moles within a couple of weeks! No need for any Beagle EasySet mole traps in her household! What I haven't admitted is that a few weeks later her older sister, Lucy's hound ,a sort...

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The Most Charming of Gentlemen..

A charming country gentleman walked onto the Beagle stand on the second day at last year's Badminton Horse Trials and enquired as to the price for an EasySet Mole Trap. I replied "Seventeen pounds fifty for one: Thirty pounds for two" "In which case I would like one...

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Placing traps in mole hills!

I have always been told, and do believe that mole hills are the spoil of mole excavations and are shunted by the mole up a cul-de-sac and out onto the surface and form mole hills. I have been preaching that traps should not be placed in the mole hills themselves, but...

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Mid summer blues!

We recently had one of our lovely customers, who in utter frustration, said he was going to sell his house and move because the moles were ruining his lawn! He had returned the trap that he had purchased from us 'because it didn't work'. Actually, it did work and...

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On your knees

I suppose there will always some clever dick who will brag about their ability to bend standing and set a mole trap. Certainly not me! I don't think I have seen my toes since I was about ten! So for the majority of us we will have to get down on our knees to excavate...

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The Beagle Run Clearing trowel – A real scoop!

The very careful preparation of the hole you have excavated into which you are going to place your Beagle EasySet Mole Trap is essential for a successful trapping. It is inevitable that when cutting your divot and digging out the spoil, some will fall into the run and...

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The Ace of Spades

To trap a mole you have to access its tunnel network and the extent depends upon the trap you propose to use. One way or another the mole has to trigger the trap. For most traps you have to excavate the ground with a spade and expose the tunnel and then place the...

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Probing for Moles

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Cover up!

I was visiting a lovely country property the other day just after the awful flooding. The owners obviously took pride in their well laid out garden, but oh dear! the state of the terracing and outdoor hardwood furniture after a destructive winter was depressing. The...

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Mole Catching – TUBE TRAPS.

´╗┐In 1990, before I invented the EasySet Mole Trap, I came up with a brilliant idea...If you put a ball in a tube trap, the mole would enter the trap and push the ball to the other end against the flap, and therefore it couldn't get at the flap to try and lift it and...

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