Water Lures For Trapping Beaver and Muskrat

Lure plays an important role in trapping beaver, muskrats, and raccoon.  Although these species can be caught in blind sets, the use of lure often reduces the amount of time to make your catch. On large creeks and rivers, it is often hard to find dens and runways almost necessitating the need for lure. The proper use of lure means you can set fewer traps, catch the animals quicker, and build sets where you want them.

Our lures for beaver, muskrat, and raccoon are a blend of musk, food, and curiosity ingredients.  They are formulated to be heavy odors that are carried by the wind near the water’s surface so the animals can smell them.

Adirondack Beaver Call Lure by Houben’s Animal Lures

Adirondack Beaver Call Lure

A totally natural beaver lure built with fresh preserved beaver castor and oil sacks. It has a couple additional ingredients added to enhance its call and that makes it totally different than other beaver lures. A great call lure fall, winter, and spring. It really elicits a territorial response in beaver and works great at scent mounds but can be used with or without bait at any type of set. A lure destined to become one of your favorites. 2 ounce bottle.

Our Price: $14.00

Poplar Creek Beaver Call Lure by Houben’s Animal Lures

Poplar Creek Beaver Call Lure

This lure has a very strong top note of bergamot but don’t let that fool you.  This is a very complex formula of seven ingredients which appeals to beaver on multiple levels. Developed while I trapped beaver year-round in Mississippi, this lure is one of the few lures that consistently attracts beaver in the blistering heat of summer. However, it also works great year-round.  During fur season I use it as my alternate lure and in situations where I want to attract beaver but without the aggressive response castor can elicit. 2 ounce bottle.

Our Price: $14.00

M’rat Muskrat Food Lure by Houben’s Animal Lures

M’rat Muskrat Food Lure

A fine fall muskrat food lure.  This lure is a super sweet apple odor which has been infused in a special base material to make it last longer at the set and easier to apply. Dip a twig in it and place it behind the trap. Great for catching ‘rats along creeks where dens are hard to find or at feed bed sets to position the muskrat over the trap. 2 ounce bottle.

Our Price: $14.00

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This lure, named after the scientific designation for muskrats, is a muskrat lure built along the lines of classic old-fashioned muskrat lures.  It is loaded with expensive muskrat musk glands which makes it a deadly all-season muskrat lure.  This lure is also very attractive to raccoons and beaver. As such it is important to anchor traps securely. Don’t be afraid to try this lure on early season fox. You might be surprised. 2 ounce bottle.

Our Price: $14.00