Editor’s Call: Market Adjustment

Fur prices have dropped, but it’s not the end of the world The 2013-14 trapping season hadn’t even started before the gloom-and-doomers started griping about fur prices falling off from last season’s astronomical highs. I won’t bore you with the … [Read More]

Trapping Tip: Evaluate the Potential of Your Trapline

This is an excerpt from Jim Spencer’s article “Trapline Expectations,” which appeared in the March 2014 Trapper & Predator Caller issue. By Jim Spencer No matter how much expertise you develop as a trapper, you can’t catch more critters than … [Read More]

Bobcat Trapping Tips From Jim Spencer

Trapper & Predator Caller Executive Editor Jim Spencer decided to become a better bobcat trapper this season. In this excerpt from his article “An Old Minker’s Quest for ‘Cats,” which appeared in the December 2013 Trapper & Predator Caller issue, he reveals … [Read More]

Editor’s Call: Sticking to My Guns

One national organization for trappers would be better than two   At the recent National Trappers Association Convention, I got bushwhacked by two respected members of the trapping fraternity, people whose names you’d recognize. One is with the NTA and … [Read More]