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... to rid my house of squirrels , humanly please?    (can't shoot 'em in town,too many neighbors)

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Pellet gun. Decon. If they are in one area, mothballs sometimes make them leave, sometimes pushes them into other parts of the house. They can do serious damage to a house. If you want to be humane, havahart traps work too. Let them go over 10 miles away if you don't want them back.  

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Mal

The first thing you have to do is find out how they are getting in and block that entry point when you get them out.  In fact bats which I have first hand knowledge with is another pest that the solution starts the same way. The squirrels are bushy tailed rodents and have no trouble at all in chewing a hole into the wall of a house if given the opportunity.  I have seen them using a porch roof to do just that. They can get into the wiring and burn the darn house down. 

The solution Dave gives is spot on. 

I am interested in the solution others may have as well.  Good luck!

   

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Where you from boy? Eating the medicine I think they get high from, not very effective for us. Simple leg tarps work well, Cats work very well. I think maybe some bad a** pepper powder will make them uncomfortable to hang around. Plink im with pellets, but then will come back.

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Fly type- Doesn't matter

Fly size- 5/0-6/0

Technique- A well placed roll cast

Once hooked quickly relocate to Ogunquit area.

Humanely you ask? Go barbless:)

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Solution: Three large rat traps baited with shelled walnuts. (carcasses went out in trash)

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What happened to the “humane” part of that haha :lol:  They can do some very serious damage, glad you were successful :) 

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On 31.12.2017 at 5:44 PM, Water Rat said:

What happened to the “humane” part of that haha :lol:  They can do some very serious damage, glad you were successful :) 

agree with you

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