Strike-Um" Snake Lure This lure is the only snake lure there is, formulated by the pros, for the pros. Simply place 4-6 drops on sheeps wool or cotton ball in center of glue trap. If a snake is around, you will catch it. Usually can take 12 - 72 hours for it to work, it depends on the snakes feeding cycle. Snakes do not feed on a daily basis, in most cases.