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  • These two furbearers can be caught in sets made for foxes. The dirt hole set, especially, will catch opossums and skunks. When an opossum is caught in a fox set, the trap should be re-boiled to remove the opossum odor.
  • Do not make sets for opossums and skunks in den holes or woodchuck burrows. These burrows are often used by other kinds of wildlife such as rabbits.
  • The cubby set can be used to catch opossums and skunks.
    • Both the trap and bait must be covered, as with all land sets.
    • Use tainted bait, and make sure the trap is back far enough into the cubby opening to avoid catching dogs.