Once you find the best trap for containing a opossum, it is important to identify the perfect bait to lure it in. Learn more about recommended bait options and other trapping tips below.
Suggested Opossum Baits
Do you have a live opossum trap and need to know what the best opossum bait options are? Havahart® recommends the following baits to attract opossums: fish, apples and canned pet food.
Use a small plate to place the bait at the end of the live opossum trap.
Ultimate Opossum Protection
Now that you’ve trapped your opossum, use a repellent to stop them from coming back. Using a combination of Havahart® traps and repellents gives you the MAXIMUM protection you need to keep your yard free of animal intruders!
Our Havahart® Spray Away scares away pesky opossums, and it’s eco-friendly, using only water and noise to repel animals.
Professional Advice on Baiting an Animal Trap
Watch Billy Bretherton, star of A&E's "The Exterminators,"as he explains Havahart traps and how to bait them.
Don't let the show's name fool you; Billy is a big fan of Havahart® and live trapping.