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Houben's Cat Cream Top Dog M44 Lure Houben's Skunk Additive
Houben's Cat Cream
Our Price: $9.00
Houben's Top Dog Bait
Our Price: $10.00
Houben's Skunk Additive
Our Price: $10.00
If you’re a fan of the Nelson Bait Solution over bobcat meat, then ‘Cat Cream is the bait for you.  This is a top notch bait that consistently produces fur.  It is the stronger smelling of our two baits which is an advantage during cold weather.  ‘Cat Cream gives Top Dog some real competition, but is a bit cheaper to build. Use with gland lure or urine for a great dirt-hole combo.This is a proven government formula and is a favorite of many government trappers in the upper plains states.  It  has also been used successfully in the West Virginia Program.  Bobcat based, this formula is loaded with glands and musks and works best during cool weather. Top Dog is a proprietary bait and is unlike other baits on the market in that it is built with a whole animal base.  The base which includes glands, feet, and hide is carefully aged, fixed and combine with an additive formula which is simply unbeatable.  This bait has been Houben's go to fox and coyote attractor for twenty-five years.  On the trap line, in test after test, it has been a top producer. You can use this bait year ‘round with confidence.  Houben's Skunk Additive can be added to increase its calling range during cold weather. A top bait for use with M-44's. This skunk essence additive is tailored specifically for Top Dog formula, but can also be used successfully in most M-44 formulas for more punch in cold weather.  A one ounce bottle treats one gallon of bait.  It is best to only "spike" a quantity of lure sufficient for one season.  The Skunk Additive itself will keep indefinitely in a tightly sealed bottle. 1 ounce.
Houben's WSB Plus Call Lure Houben's Red Vixen Red Fox Gland Lure Houben's Natural Dog Coyote Gland Lure
Whole Skunk Base – plus! It takes several years to age this base; but when done, it produces a mildly skunky, greasy, lure base. The whole skunk base works well by itself and the “plus” additives ramp it up into a very effective call lure. Government trappers used this one with great success on M-44’s for coyote control. WSB-plus is a great all round call lure for fox, coyote and bobcat. 2 ounce bottle. Houben uses this lure extensively on his own personal trap lines, both paired with good bait and alone at post sets.  A thick creamy lure that is simply loaded with fox glands.  This lure has a heavy foxy smell with a matrix undertone that really holds the fox’s interest.  It also works great on coyotes.  Red Vixen will convince you of the value of a good red fox gland lure on your trap line. 2 ounce bottle. A very natural coyote gland lure made of fresh coyote glands, many collected in January and February during the breeding season. Has a light touch of matrix additives which contain the chemicals naturally found in coyote glands and urine during the breeding season.  A quality coyote gland lure you can use year round with confidence. 2 ounce bottle.
Houben's Alpha Dog Coyote Gland/Call Lure Houben's Adirondack Beaver Call Lure Houben's Poplar Creek Beaver Call Lure
This a lure with a heavy base of aged coyote glands but is spiked to the hilt with enough additives it could be termed a call lure.  You can use this lure both at dirt-holes with natural baits and at flat sets.  This lure is especially attractive to adult coyotes making it valuable to damage control trappers.  Adjust the amount of Alpha Dog used at the set according to temperatures to prevent rolling.  No more than a small pea size amount of lure should be used at temperatures above thirty degrees. 2 ounce bottle. This is the tried and true formula of a famous New York trapper, enhanced with one additional ingredient, which provides “lift” and increases calling range. A professional beaver trapper friend, with thousands of beaver to his credit, uses Adirondack extensively to help put up huge catches of beaver. This is a real meat and potatoes kind of lure you can depend on. Good fall, winter, and spring. 2 ounce bottle. Houben developed this lure while working as a government beaver control trapper in Mississippi. The formula is a careful blend of seven ingredients. This lure contains only a small amount of sweet castorium, so it is completely different than typical beaver lures. This is one of the few lures which will actually attract beaver during the heat of summer, making it a great call lure for off season ADC work. Poplar Creek may be used as your primary lure or as an alternative when setting a beaver colony heavy. Good year around. 2 ounce bottle.