Best Used For:ArmadillosBeaversBobcatCatsDogsFoxesGroundhogsOpossumsRaccoons
Designed and Trusted by Trapping Professionals for the Heaviest Jobs
The Havahart® X-Large 1-Door Live Animal Trap is the largest and most rugged live trap, designed and trusted by professionals for the humane capture of big raccoons and fox-sized critters. The heavy-duty cage is carefully constructed to stand up to the strongest animals, and the trip plate's sensitivity is fine-tuned to the weight of a large beaver, groundhog or small dog, so smaller critters cannot falsely trigger the door closed.
Simple to Operate
You don't have to be a professional to use this Havahart® extra-large trap. Its design allows trappers of all experience levels to capture, transport, and release large, heavy animals with ease. Check out our How To Set video to learn how to operate a Havahart trap.
Safe for You and the Animal
For You: Double steel carrying handles allow you to safely hold the trap away from your body while an animal is inside, and a large, solid handle guard protects you from animal contact.
For the Animal: An extra-strength door lock keeps the animal safely inside, while smooth, rolled trap edges prevent animal injuries as they are being transported.
Superior Strength and Durability
This Havahart® extra-large 1-door trap is the most robust, heavy-duty trap on the market. Made in the USA with one-piece, 12-gauge steel wire mesh, it's fit for the heaviest and most erratic wild animals, making for the best raccoon trap. A galvanized finish protects it from rust and corrosion, and steel reinforcements give the trap even more strength and a longer trap life.
Compare Havahart® X-Large TrapsDIMENSIONSTrap Opening (x x h)Trap Length10 x 13 in42 in15 x 15 in42 inDESIGN & CONSTRUCTIONWeight (trap alone)Heavy-Duty Wire Construction# of DoorsDoor TypeSet as 1 or 2-Door TrapGalvanized
SteelManufacturer's Warranty13 lb2standard trap
doors1 Year22 lb1extra-strength
mesh1 Year1-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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Made in the USA
Havahart® traps have been proudly manufactured in the US for over 70 years.
Model # 1081 Dimensions 42" x 15" x 15" Weight 21.44 lb Material Galvanized Steel; One-Piece 12-Gauge Wire Mesh Door Type 1 Spring-Loaded Mesh Door Animals Armadillos, Beavers, Bobcats, Cats, Dogs, Foxes, Groundhogs, Opossums, and Raccoons
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
We bought the X-Large trap recently to catch 3 particularly aggressive raccoons that were after our chickens. Once my husband got the hang of how to bait the trap he was able to get all three. Thank you so much! It was worth the money. Also have installed an electric fence to keep predators out. So far so good!
Review RateBetter than killing pests.
The trigger for the door is like a hook. There is only one way it works, no way to make it more sensitive. Bait is constantly stolen, works occasionally, many times coons walk in, grab bait and leave. I keep a trail camera by the trap to monitor it's performance. I prefer to relocate rather than kill pests.Response From Havahart®Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience. To increase the sensitivity, we recommend adding something small onto the trigger plate such as a washer or a pebble. Tying the bait from the roof of the trap above the trigger plate or burying the bait under the trap also works well to ensure that the animal is fully inside the trap and has to maneuver on the trigger plate, increasing the chances of a catch.
Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any questions or for additional assistance.
Review RateAbsolute garbage for beaver
First try using it to live trap a beaver and the door broke. The little clips at the top broke and the beaver was able to escape. Not at all impressed considering it's recommended for beaver, and I need this animal relocated or else it'll meet a less pleasant end.Response From Havahart®Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience. The Havahart® Extra Large 1-Door Trap is covered by a 1 year warranty. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242). We would like to learn more and provide assistance.
Review RatePOOR J-CLIP QUALITY
After reading the reviews it looks like a COMMON PROBLEM!!! Door on x-large trap got blown-off by a raccoon. Told it can't be repaired because of the tolerances and fit of the door. Repaired it MYSELF with cable clamps! Captured (3) raccoons in 3 days since. X-Large Traps NEED REDESIGNED WITH ADDITIONAL/STRONGER CLIPS TO HOLD THE TRAP TOGETHER !!!!!Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for providing this feedback. We apologize for the experience and the suggestion will be shared with our Product Managers.
Our traps are covered by a one year replacement warranty. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.
Review RateNot strong enough
Caught a coon, he tore the door tight off. I emailed trying to see if I could get more of those clips that hold the door on. No answer. Then after three days I called. They don't want to sell the clips, but said they would be happy to sell me a whole new trap.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback and apologize for the experience.
Our traps are covered by a one year replacement warranty. The clips are not available from our warehouse in a form that the end user can use to repair a trap. J-clips can be found at many retailers, often packaged for rabbit cages.
Feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any additional questions.
Review RateTraps door does not stand up to Armadillos.
I purchased this trap to catch mature Armadillo's. I have had two experiences where the animal has been caught, however the door does not close as it should. At some point during the night the critter bangs around in the trap until he gets out!!! Smaller hav-a-hart traps do not have strong doors and Armadillo's just destroy the trap. This trap is strong enough, but it does not close properly. If I could return it I would. Probably need a commercial grade trap. I have one of your traps from 40 years ago and It Is A Sure Thing. The new trap is not.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for taking the time to share this experience. When trapping an animal, it is important to release it as soon as possible as it may be come easily spooked and attempt to escape. Armadillos are notorious for slamming their bodies into the sides of a trap in order to get out.
We appreciate this feedback and have shared these concerns with our Product Manager. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.
Review RateGreat products, used them All!
66 yrs old, been trapping since age 6, built my traps w/ scrap wood n wire until could afford to purchase. Used this brand for years, buying new one today, sure beats building. Noted many comments on trap adjustment/performance, etc.; as with "any" trap they require continued adjustment/maintenance, especially after trapping large animals. A large angry boar (male) raccoon can destroy almost anything, and I've had them snap (break) hoe handles with their teeth, hence why I wear heavy welder' gloves. Sometimes you must repair-reinforce w/ wire compression or "hog rings", etc. or cable/clamps, etc, from local hardware store. Just sayin!
Review RateGreat Product
trap is great and the delivery time is unbelievable fast !!!!!!! Great product
Review RateXL live trap
I ordered 2 traps the first one worked great but the second trap had an issue with the trigger. The rod from the pan to the trigger was to long and when the pan was pressed it would not trigger the door. After messing with the trigger and pan for at least an hour the trap ended up in the trash.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience and encourage any consumer who receives product that is damaged or incomplete to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242), as our traps are covered by a one year warranty.
Review RateGreat trapI bought two a few weeks ago and I like them a lot. Sturdy and trip good. A tad heavy but arnt all large cages heavy.