RE: NANFA-- Minnow trap advice

Denkhaus, Robert (DenkhaR_at_Ci.Fort-Worth.TX.US)
Fri, 26 Jan 2001 10:37:02 -0600

Chuck Church
Indianapolis, Indiana USA wrote:

>I've only lost one and that was probably memory failure. I haven't tried it

>yet, but picked up a roll of yellow tape that is used on construction
>My intentions are to put a little around a tree or rock near the trap.
>Piling up rocks or driftwood nearby probably would also work in some
>settings. I've spent too much time looking for traps rather than

That yellow tape can attract attention from others as well. I take
advantage of modern society's uncaring attitude regarding litter by using
the ever-present blue plastic WalMart bag as a marker. They are common
enough that they don't attract attention even when caught up in a tree but
obvious enough that I can find it easily. Of course, I take it down, fill
it with other trash found in the area and pack it out with me when I am

Rob Denkhaus
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

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