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Stevebx

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Posted: 05/19/20 08:15pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have to ask, are you certain it is a chipmunk and not a red squirrel? Chipmunks burrow in the ground for their homes, never have had one try to get in my house or camper and I have plenty around. Red squirrels are notorious for getting into homes, neighbor had one in theirs. I had mice in the trailer for the first time last summer. Just ordered a new electronic repeller that has the sound plus strobe light to scare them. Reviews were good from people that tried everything else for mice or rats under the hood of their cars. Older ones never did much good.

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valhalla360 wrote:

K Charles wrote:

Squirrels will get rid of chipmunks, get a squirrel.


Then get a woodchucks to take care of the squirrels?


I took out 22 squirrels with a pellet gun one year. For each one I took out they had 2-3 replacements ready to come in.


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I'm not sure what you call a Chipmunk in other parts of the country. Around here they never cause a problem. And, they are quite small. So my guess would be the same one as with the mice.

Go get a hungry cat.

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Don't fool around, Get the A18 see video below

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pcaffrey wrote:

Try the bucket "O" death. Five gallon bucket filled half way with water, cover water with a couple handful's of sunflower seeds. Give them a little ramp to go up, usually a trail of seeds. They dive in for the seeds not seeing the water and drown. This really works. I have caught many with this method.



Tried this - worked very well - within 15 minutes had 2 chipmunks.I sure felt bad about having to do this, but all their tunnels were undermining our interlock walkway causing the bricks to sink in various spots. It is a lot of work lifting bricks in those areas, adding crushed limestone, getting the bricks back in, levelling, tamping, adding polymer sand - you get it. We have had to do this 2X this year already and it is still only May.


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CavemanCharlie wrote:

I'm not sure what you call a Chipmunk in other parts of the country. Around here they never cause a problem. And, they are quite small. So my guess would be the same one as with the mice.

Go get a hungry cat.



My cat loves chipmunks.
Had three this week. When he is done only the head, tail, and gut sack is left.

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I have had two Havahart chipmunk traps out for about 3 weeks now, using every bait that Havahart lists. So far, no luck. I put out the Bucket "O" Death yesterday. Today, I have a dead chipmunk. Thank you.


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Have to do what you have to do to protect your RV but I like Chipmunks.
Sit down mid day miles form any roads deer hunting nod off for a while. Snoring mus annoy them. They and red squirrels and grays too would trow nuts and anything else down on me. Yep Chipmunks can climb apparently. They would run up my legs while sitting there. Fed them bits of my sandwiches or oatmeal cookies. The deer liked them too. Saw lot of deer but it got to where it was more vising them than hunting them. Last time was now many years a go on Little Mountain a part of Carer Mountain.
Cousin has them in her flower boxes and beds and they are on her porch all the time. Get older I suppose you tolerate the animals they tolerate you. They know an easy touch with a sandwich or cookie when them,Gets out of hand when the humming birds want to drink from your cup too. One way to lose weight, share with them, I suppose.

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Liking chipmunks is not an option when they are destroying your flowerbeds and Momma is, ummm, displeased. If I only saw them, or evidence of them, when I was out in the woods, I would like them too. They are very destructive little things around the house and yard.

By the same token, my wife often says she would happily shoot Bambi if we didn't live 7 doors down from the mayor. She is talking about getting me a crossbow.

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A chipmunk isn't anything other thsn a well dressed rat and very destructive. I tolerate a few of them but they can get out of hand quick.

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