Gophers Limited of Santa Cruz, California (Thomas 831-335-2400) Provides trapping and control service to the Santa Cruz, Santa Clara for gophers, moles, skunks, opossum, raccoon, even turkeys. We provide solutions for any animal and human conflict without the use of poisons. Offering all animal control, consulting and training to residential, commercial and public lands and properties. Additionally, as well as our local trapping service, the products I sell are products we use with success. For more about owner Thomas Wittman and the company please go to link below:

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New Product! Gopher Proof Stainless Steel Mesh Garden Beds Save Your Plants!

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Now in addition to wire rolls and baskets plant your garden in one sturdy 4' x 2' x 2' preformed "safe space" Use another on top, hinged on one side, keep out birds, bunnies and other animal pests. Cover with clear plastic to create a greenhouse. Cover with reemay for frost and insect control. These units will last forever for permanent solution. Or you can move them each season. Get yours now at $129 per bed (available for pickup only - too big to ship). (Click here for more information and to order)

Stainless Steel Gopher Baskets !!

gopher basketThe gopher baskets are here! This design is the best gopher basket on the market. 304 grade stainless steel, 18 gauge wire, 3/4" mesh and pre formed for easy one time installation. Gophers Limited now manufactures stainless steel gopher wire and baskets as well as double galvanized wire rolls. This is the best wire on the market, 18 gauge 304 stainless, 3/4" mesh, a lifetime product! (click to order gopher wire and baskets) also now available at Probuild Garden Center , B & B Small Engine Repair in Santa Cruz, CA and also Yamagami's Nursery in Saratoga CA




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The Cinch Gopher and mole trap is what makes easy gopher and mole trapping possible. There is no other trap on the market as effective! Be sure to buy original Cinch traps made in the USA. The copies made in China do not have the same action or quality nor do they support our economy. The kits I sell have everything you need to be a successful gopher or mole trapper. If you are not successful I will coach you by phone until you are. I train individuals, city and county maintenance workers, farm and vineyard workers, landscapers anyone who needs to control gophers and moles without poisons!

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Surface Trapping Technique Revealed!

Find out about the fastest, easiest method of controlling gophers quickly and efficiently. You can set up a trapping site in just one minute and catch a gopher in minutes as well. For more information Click here

What Are Our Customers Saying? Click here to find out more!

Purchased a dozen of your traps and am very pleased!! In the last month we have trapped over 20 gophers, it’s really starting to make a noticeable difference, we will finally have a nice lawn this summer. We had tried peppermint oil, instant mashed potatoes, hot peppers and nothing worked. Had to be concerned about our dogs and cats. This is the trick!! Thanks, Joy from Malibu, CA


The last time I gave an update was a year ago. Since then I have continued
to do my best to control the gopher problem in my 1.5 acre yard. My
neighbors and passers by have commented on how wonderful my yard looks.
This always leads to a discussion about your traps and ultimately, me giving
them your web address. I know for certain that they have purchased your
traps and done wonders controlling their gopher invasion. Well today,
3/10/12, I reached another milestone. My 200th unlucky critter! Thanks
again from Oceanside, CA.! - Rick Orlando


Hi:  I called yesterday to order some wires that I lost off one of your traps, and thanks for saying that you would mail me a couple…..But, I have to tell you that last week I caught 5 gophers in one day.  Two within 15 minutes apart.   I am so pleased with the cinch trap that I am now expanding my area outside of the garden and yard and into the orchard…I am anxiously awaiting more catches.   Gloria Caliri, Gilroy, CA

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NEW! Care and maintaining Cinch Gopher and Mole Traps

How to Install Gopher Wire and Baskets -Avoid Costly Mistakes!

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How to live trap gophers for research or non violent control

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New Product! Call 831-335-2400 or Email for more information.

CO2 Gas Injector
The Gophers Limited CO2 gas injector is extremely effective for eliminating gophers and moles in flat areas like sod lawns, ball fields, green spaces and any area that is firm enough to trap the CO2 gas in a burrow system. We have used this device for gophers, moles and ground squirrels with success. The injector consists of a quality CO2 regulator, 25' of a special hose that resists stiffening while in use as the CO2 is a very cold gas as it expands from its liquid form. A shut off valve and a specially ported wand make applications easy. We open burrows with our Hori Hori knife, insert the wand, cover with soil to contain the gas and allow 30 seconds to a minute of flow at 5-10 lbs. Tank not included. We often use 5 LB tanks for hard to reach area and 10 lb tanks from a truck or tractor.

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Service Areas


Santa Cruz, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Cupertino Call Thomas 831-335-2400



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Gopher Baskets and Wire Rolls

All baskets and stainless steel wire are 304 grade by 18 gauge. Rolls of double galvanized wire also in stock. The best quality anywhere!! See Store for more details!! Click Here


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Protect your plants forever with a stainless steel gopher basket!


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Gophers Limited - Non-Toxic All Animal Control
Email: • (831) 335-2400