Colorado Trappers Association October 2012 Report President — Otis Latham, P.O. Box 61, Mesa, CO 81643; 970-268-5554; 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; Fur … [Read More]

Arkansas Trappers Association October 2012 Report President — Gary Helms, 1092 Vanderbilt Rd., Texarkana, AR 71854; 870-772-3834; 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; NTA Director — … [Read More]

Going Bear Hunting? Lure Them in With Fawn Distress Calls

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 seasons, several Western states … [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]

Predator Hunters to Unite at NPHA’s Annual Convention

Predator hunters from across the country will gather at the 2012 National Predator Hunters Association Convention in Douglas, Wyo., next month. The second annual event will be held Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds. … [Read More]

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