The ICOtec GC500 Is a Powerful Predator Call at a Modest Price

The new ICOtec GC500 is a highly efficient unit that is durable, easy to operate, powerful and very affordable. You can’t go wrong with this electronic game call if you are a beginner or a more experienced hunter that demands expandability. The … [Read More]

Predator Hunting Tip: Secure New Ground in the Offseason

This is an excerpt from the article “Conditioned Coyotes,” which appeared in the August 2014 Trapper & Predator Caller issue. By Lance Homman The most obvious way to avoid overhunting your predator calling territory is to amass as much country as you can … [Read More]

Scout for Water When Hunting Desert Coyotes

This is an excerpt from Ted Stotler’s article “Desert Drifting,” which appeared in the June-July 2014 Trapper & Predator Caller issue. By Ted Stotler The most important thing to remember when hunting desert coyotes is that before you hunt coyotes, … [Read More]

Predator Hunting Tip: Mix Up Your Sounds

This is an excerpt from Jared Blohm’s article “Schooled,” which appeared in the April-May 2014 Trapper & Predator Caller issue. By Jared Blohm Although some predator hunters swear by sticking with one or two go-to sounds on each stand, Hunters … [Read More]

Lure Tips for Trapping Coyotes

This is an excerpt from Paul Antczak’s article “Coyotes & Lure,” which appeared in the February 2014 Trapper & Predator Caller issue. By Paul Antczak I break down lures into six categories. The categories are bait, urine, food lure, gland lure, curiosity and long-distance call. … [Read More]

Prepare Your Furbearers Using The Mountain Man Cookbook

The Mountain Man Cookbook —The How-To Recipe Guide for Preparing, Cooking and Eating Raccoons, Muskrats, Beavers and Other Unconventional Wild Game has hit bookshelves. The Mountain Man Cookbook is the ultimate compilation of wild game recipes from readers of Trapper … [Read More]

Shotguns Versus Rifles — a Predator Hunting Exercise

By Randy D. Smith A simple exercise can demonstrate the value of a shotgun for predator calling. Bring a half-gallon milk jug and a shotgun the next time you go out target shooting with your predator rifle. Set the milk … [Read More]

Is the Set Location or the Bait More Important in Trapping?

By Jack Spencer Jr. There are two common theories I often hear from trappers when trying to explain trapping success. Is it the magical location or the tempting bait we trappers purchase or make on our own that produces catches? … [Read More]