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]

Win a Trapline Trip With Jim Spencer, More From T&PC

Send us your favorite furbearer recipes to enter for your chance to win a trip or some great gear!   Here’s your opportunity to learn firsthand from one of the most well-known and respected trappers in the country! Trapper & … [Read More]