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Beaver Foothold Trapping: Front Foot or Back?

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:31:26 +0000

“You want a front foot or a back foot catch?” That was the question from a professional beaver trapper here in nothern Maine when I asked for advice on foothold beaver trapping. To be honest, I really hadn’t thought about it much….I just wanted to catch the beaver! Beaver trapping with footholds can be extremely […]

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AuSable Rotating Trap Drag Overview

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 03:10:19 +0000

Here’s a quick overview of the AuSable rotating trap drags from PCS Outdoors.  For those who like to use drags, I think they’ll work pretty well, and provide a pretty good compromise between performance and portability.

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Furry Critters Book

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 03:09:55 +0000

It’s often tough to find a good gift that can share our passion for trapping with the younger generation.  For the really little guys and gals, whose age is measured in the single digits, an interactive book can be just the ticket.  “Furry Critters of North America” integrates furbearer education and our love for trapping […]

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The Fur Shed Fire

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 00:58:59 +0000

Fire can change things pretty quick. It happened while we were sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner. I had a fire going in the wood stove in the fur shed, thawing out some critters for a few hours of evening skinning.  I’d put a few extra pieces in to keep the fire going during dinner, and […]

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Hobby is losing popularity (Petska Fur interview)

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 02:29:02 +0000

Many of our grandfathers used to trap animals for fun and profit. But people in the industry are now wondering if trapping is a dying art. Source: Hobby is losing popularity | Ord | theindependent.com

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Trappers ask court to throw out lawsuit over US fur exports

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:10:38 +0000

Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States Source: Trappers ask court to throw out lawsuit over US fur exports

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Petska Fur Buying out of Ord, Nebraska (news article)

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 02:25:22 +0000

When the Petska Fur truck pulls into a town, people show up with deer hides, raccoons, antlers and skunk. Source: Ord fur buyer very busy in November and December | Ord | theindependent.com

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Free Trap Drag Giveaway!

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 01:57:01 +0000

John Chagnon from PCS Outdoors sent me some of his AuSable 1/4″ Rotating Fox and Raccoon Trap Drags to try out.  Only trouble is, drags are no longer legal to use in my part of the state! (lynx issues)  So I’d like to give them away to a Trapping Today reader. It’s a simple contest.  […]

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Trapping Today on Youtube

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 01:13:01 +0000

Hey guys, I started a Youtube channel for Trapping Today this past summer, and have been posting short videos from the trapline lately.  Check out some of the videos below to keep up with me on the line:

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Welcome New Advertiser, Lenon Lures!

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 01:00:42 +0000

I’d like to welcome Lenon’s Lures as the newest advertiser here on Trapping Today.  Herb Lenon (1902-1979) was a legend in the trapping industry.  He was a professional trapper from Michigan who became a household name among trappers throughout the U.S. and Canada.  In addition to catching piles of fur, instructing other trappers and writing […]

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