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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #15 on: October 12, 2018, 03:20:39 PM »
ya, that ^  or shoot it!

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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #16 on: October 12, 2018, 04:44:21 PM »
Ugh.  Just looked it up.  Not adorable.  Kill it with fire.

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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #17 on: October 12, 2018, 04:56:53 PM »
get a rattlesnake, that should take care of it.

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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2018, 07:23:34 PM »
I go full Nazi on them with Gopher Getter poison gas bombs, just light the fuse and put one down each tunnel. Fuck the little bastards
the holes are pretty tiny. Like golf ball sized. Will gas bombs fit?
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #19 on: October 12, 2018, 08:03:07 PM »
Stick the hose in there for awhile.
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #20 on: October 12, 2018, 08:45:34 PM »
I go full Nazi on them with Gopher Getter poison gas bombs, just light the fuse and put one down each tunnel. Fuck the little bastards
the holes are pretty tiny. Like golf ball sized. Will gas bombs fit?

Yes they will fit, about the size of a pielopete
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #21 on: October 12, 2018, 08:46:33 PM »
Dry ice?
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #22 on: October 12, 2018, 08:48:41 PM »
Dry ice?
Works ! 

But a road flare is cheaper
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #23 on: October 13, 2018, 08:38:24 AM »
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #24 on: October 13, 2018, 09:11:54 AM »
We've used the road flare technique. There was also the talented Maine coon cat from down the street. A patient cat is 10 times better than a dog for this type of prey.
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #25 on: October 13, 2018, 10:02:27 PM »
We've used the road flare technique. There was also the talented Maine coon cat from down the street. A patient cat is 10 times better than a dog for this type of prey.
. Our neighbor started feeding a wild cat and all the critter problems went away.
Then she had baby wild cats and we get coyotes around for a bit
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #26 on: October 13, 2018, 10:48:48 PM »
From the comments in the posted road flare video...

Water hose, duct tape and a pickup truck. Tape water hose to tail pipe, turn on pickup, insert other end of hose into mole tunnel and let run for about fifteen minutes. Carbon monoxide is heavy and works it's way down into all the little crooks and crannys really gets them where they sleep.

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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #27 on: October 14, 2018, 05:08:50 AM »
We've used the road flare technique. There was also the talented Maine coon cat from down the street. A patient cat is 10 times better than a dog for this type of prey.
. Our neighbor started feeding a wild cat and all the critter problems went away.
Then she had baby wild cats and we get coyotes around for a bit

One of my rentals is beset mit burrowing rodents.  For a while, there was a six toed cat in the neighborhood who was always waiting patiently by the gopher tailings when I came there to mow.

The tenant told me that there was a Great Blue Heron who visited once in a while, and was more effective than the cat.  So whatever you can do to encourage GBH might do the trick.
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #28 on: October 19, 2018, 09:33:02 AM »
These are what I use, "Gopher Gassers"
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Re: Idaho pocket gopher
« Reply #29 on: October 23, 2018, 08:50:08 PM »
OK 1k, how goes the war?

Any luck....    I ask because I am looking for advise for the next round of the pesky invaders
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