Georgia Trappers Association October 2012 Report

President — Gene Pritchett, 107 Seaboard Road, Jesup, GA 31545; 912-586-6905; cell: 912-424-0438; Cep912@windstream.net Vice President — Lewis Todd, 9969 Ga. Hwy 102 W, Mitchell, GA 30802; 706-598-2554; cell: 478-232-1040; geecheeriver@yahoo.com Correspondence Secretary — Steve Rainey, 1923 Beattie Road, Albany, … [Read More]

Colorado Trappers Association October 2012 Report

www.coloradotrapper.com President — Otis Latham, P.O. Box 61, Mesa, CO 81643; 970-268-5554; latham@gvii.net Vice President — Dan Gates, P.O. Box 128, Canon City, CO 81215; 719-275-4077 Secretary/Treasurer — Cheryl Oleyar, 1362 Hillcrest Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909; 719-471-0739; c.oleyar@comcast.net Fur … [Read More]

Arkansas Trappers Association October 2012 Report

www.arkansastrappers.org President — Gary Helms, 1092 Vanderbilt Rd., Texarkana, AR 71854; 870-772-3834; Arkansastrappers@aol.com Vice President — Aaron Hitchcock, 9331 Sister Ln., Mulberry, AR 72947; 479-997-8401 Secretary/Treasurer — Rocky Weeks, P.O. Box 987, Cabot, AR 72023; 501-259-3610; secretary@arkansastrappers.org NTA Director — … [Read More]

Going Bear Hunting? Lure Them in With Fawn Distress Calls

Photo by Harvey Barrison Calling Black Bears in Remote Wilderness Areas Is an Addicting Challenge By Jack Spencer Jr. Today’s predator hunters are living in historic times. Predator populations are thriving and expanding geographically. The Dakotas now have mountain lion … [Read More]

New Lawsuit Aims to Stop Minnesota Wolf Hunting and Trapping Seasons

The Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves filed a lawsuit today against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The groups are seeking a preliminary injunction to prevent wolf hunting and trapping seasons. The early season is set to … [Read More]

NPHA to Hold Rifle Contest at Convention

The National Predator Hunters Association wild hold a Rifle Contest at their convention in Douglas, Wyo., next month. The contest will be held on Friday, Oct. 26 at an offsite range beginning at 2 p.m. Registered participants will engage a series … [Read More]

Is Birth Control the Future of Coyote Management?

A research team from the University of Wyoming is studying the possibility of using chemical contraception to help control coyote populations. The group, led by zoology doctoral candidate Marjie MacGregor, has been experimenting with deslorelin, a hormone that makes coyotes sterile. … [Read More]

Fur Handling 101: Skinning Your Catch

By Jim Spencer Well-prepared, properly stretched and dried fur pelts are usually worth more than green fur, but a poorly handled pelt is worth far less because there aren’t any do-overs. Here’s a step-by-step guide for getting it right.

How to Modify and Adjust Your Traps

Trap Modification and Adjustment (An excerpt from T&PC Executive Editor Jim Spencer’s “Guide to Trapping”) Some trap manufacturers have made the advertising claim that their traps were ready for the trapline “right out of the box.” Don’t believe it. Every … [Read More]

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