If you're muskrat trapping on ice, are there any pushup huts around? Is the ice thick enough to walk on. My technique is to just find those, chop the top off, place a 0 size leg hold on the platform that will be there and come back the next day. No bait needed. Sometimes I'm batting about 75% with a rat in it, others days its 10%, depends on the critters movements. Anyway, that's what works for me. Where I trap it is a lake with a good 10 to 16 inches on it right now.
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