Dispatching Trapped Predators

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Hi Dr. Grant,

I just watched your latest video on trapping (GDTV #63).  What method do you use to dispatch the animals you trap?  I have really learned a lot from your videos.  Thanks for all the good information.



I use a .22 caliber rifle or pistol and administer a single shot to the head.  This provides a quick and humane result.

I always consider what’s behind the target, and unload the .22 before continuing with my activities.

Growing Deer together,