When you think about squirrel traps, some people dont even think that a trap is necessary that you can just shoot the animal and be done with it, well wrong. In some states out there, there are many different laws that dont allow you to use a lethal hit to the animal thus you must use live trapping to get rid of the invasion of squirrels. So a squirrel trap can come in handy.
The most prominate place you will find squirrels in your home is in the attic. This is because the animals like the deep, dark, heated space inside your attic. There are also some different kinds of squirrel repellents out there that you can hang inside your attic to get rid of the squirrels in your home.
But if you want the squirrels gone from your yard as well, then live trapping is the only way. Squirrels are quick, and elusive animals that can dart from one place to another in almost a blink of an eye, so if your an amateur trapper your results are going to be dull. In most cases you will need to call in a professional to get the job done.
Although if you want to give it a try then there are some traps out there that you can try to trap the animals on your own. The traps that are most popular nowadays are the metal live traps, which have a large door that is automatically triggered to close once the squirrel enters in through the one opening.
There are also many different types of food you can bait these traps with, but the most logical choice would be to use different breads or nuts. Place the food within the traps almost like a trail, and within a day, or maybe even a few hours, you should have a squirrel trapped.