Minnesota Trappers Association
Body Gripper Removal Instructions


Although an uncommon occurrence, domestic animals have at times been accidently caught in body gripping traps.  Sadly in most cases the reason that animal were ultimately lost was due primarily to a lack of familiarity with these devices by the person attempting to free the animal.  The handout with is linked below is an attempt to educate outdoor enthusiasts in the proper method of releasing an accidentally caught animal.

The zip ties used to remove a Body Grip Trap must be made of nylon, preferably nylon 6/6 adhering to ASTM-D4066 PA 181, and have a rated strength of 175 pounds or more.

Body Gripper Removal Instructions Handout