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2003 Views 18 Replies 10 Participants Last post by  Magnum88C
I'm gonna start some crap with this one, but I've gotta ask.

The thread on baiting for squirrel hunting got me thinking about a problem I've got. There's a large dog that shows up once a week or even less, and harrasses and even kills some of the smaller animals in the area. "Dog shooting" has been a flame-filled topic here more than once, but this time, I have no problem with it. We've lost one cat, and neighbors have lost a cat and even a puppy; all apparently to this dog.

Question: how to "bait" a dog, short of using a kitten for bait? I'm not home a lot during daylight hours; only seen him twice myself. Once in the morning (he'd ran off by the time I grabbed my rifle and went outside), and once as I drove up in the driveway at night (he ran off before I got the truck stopped).

Being able to draw him where I want him to be would obviously be more efficient than just waiting and hoping for a coincidental meeting. (I keep calling it a "him"; that's just an assumption.)
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22lr will deal with dog, no problem. Why NOT use a kitten? Put one out there in a CAGE, staked down.
hey dumbass, can you READ? HOW is anything going to open the cage and get the kitten, hmm? Put it in a cage inside of the cage, if you're really worried about i.
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