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What are some common trapping supplies?

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Bait, lures and traps are common supplies used for hunting and trapping. Bait and lures are used to attract the animal to the site of the trap. Trapping methods vary depending on the habitat and species of the animal.

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Trappers typically use food that is attractive to a particular species as bait. Common lures include scents, sounds of other animals and bundles of fur. Trappers commonly use trapping devices such as footholds and body-gripping traps to catch fur-bearing animals. In preparation for legal hunting seasons, baits and lures can be used to begin drawing animals to an area before a trap is physically set.

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