New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has ordered a six-month trapping ban in the Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area beginning Nov. 1. Richardson says the ban was put in place to “protect the Mexican Gray Wolves that have been reintroduced to … [Read More]
In the mid-1800s, a 250-person “family” began making traps, eventually becoming the biggest trap company in the world, only to later ditch trap making altogether in favor of dinnerware production. That’s just a small sample of the fascinating Oneida Traps … [Read More]
Anchorage, Alaska police officer Lt. Dave Parker used his Taser on a problem bear last week. The Anchorage Daily News has the story: After the small black bear got into a fish fryer on the porch, Parker decided to try … [Read More]
Until recently, it was extremely rare to see a bobcat in southern Wisconsin, but ‘cats appear to be expanding their range as sightings, trail camera pictures and trapped animals are all on the rise in the Badger State. Here’s an … [Read More]
Great news for trappers in Montana and across the country! An anti-trapping group in Montana has failed to get enough signatures to put an anti-trapping initiative up for a vote in the November election. The initiative proposed a ban on … [Read More]
The opening line of a Stewart Houston Times story from today says it all: Most folks might think trapping is a thing of the distant past, a part of wilderness lore from when Europeans were making their earliest inroads on … [Read More]
Officers discovered 30 illegal untanned raccoon hides and carcasses in the freezers of a rural Pulaski County, Indiana home Sunday, according to a Northwest Indiana Post-Tribune story. But the owners of the home might be a little more concerned about … [Read More]
What makes trappers unique also threatens their way of life.
While market is down, we have to support the trade so we’re ready when it bounces back.
There’s a coyote on the cover of the August 2010 issue of Trapper & Predator Caller. We’ve got ‘yotes on the mind, too.