2 years ago Getting rid of moles Q&A How do i get rid of moles? - Clay - Comments Jo Co Master Gardener 2 years ago Trapping is the most successful and practical method of getting rid of moles. Set the trap where there is evidence of fresh work and where the burrow runs in a straight line. Mole repellents have not been proven to be effective. Karen-Johnson County Extension Master Gardener. Sign in with Facebook to comment. Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.