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I'll tell you how to deal with pocket gophers, but it may be different than the solution if your gophers are different.

The tunnel network is usually 12 to 18 inches down. Get a longer screwdriver or similar shaped tool -- 24-30 inches. Sight a line between two mounds. Pick a spot between, but not too close to a mound. Work the screwdriver down through the soil by pushing down and rotating making a cone shape - like you're mixing a big pot. When the screwdriver hits the tunnel it will drop suddenly. Pull out the screwdriver and put a teaspoon of zinc phosphide coated oats (ZP Oats) into the tunnel. These oats are restricted in some areas, but most rural areas sell them somewhere. Push the soil back into the funnel you made. Repeat this between all fresh mounds. This should work very quickly - like one day or two.
 
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