Knowing how to interpret tracks on the ground is critical to any hunting or trapping endeavor. Here’s a handy guide from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click here to see a much larger version.
Cleaning things up isn’t fun, but now’s the time to get it done.
Need a hand? The pros and cons of trapping with a partner are discussed in this issue of Trapper & Predator Caller.
You never know what you’ll see in the wild. Videographer Jay Ellioff caught this red fox mousing on video just down the road from our offices in Iola. It’s spectacular footage of a predator in its element.
Anyone who has trapped or hunted coyotes knows that the canines are some tough animals, but a story out of Nova Scotia, Canada illustrates just how tenacious they can be. The Black Bear Blog on MaineHuntingToday.com has a post on … [Read More]
Looks like Maine is taking its dwindling deer herd problem to heart, starting with coyotes. From Reuters: Maine hunting organizations have been asking for a stronger herd-management plan for some time. Of the state’s 1.2 million residents, some 146,000 are … [Read More]
In Wisconsin, we just went through one of the biggest snowstorms of the winter followed up by some frigid temperatures. Spring seems a long way away. But a glance at my calendar reveals it’s nearly April already and spring has … [Read More]
Fluctuations in prices are partly due to buyers chasing fur on speculation.
The Northern Great Lakes Fur Harvesters, Inc., April 2011 report.
The South Dakota Trappers Association April 2011 report.