Rumors have been spreading regarding the future of Montana Traps. The company, which was a partnership between John Graham, of Fur Country Lures and Amberg Snares, and Gerald Schmitt, of Schmitt Enterprises, is in fact going through some changes. Graham … [Read More]
Trapping is once again the target of animal rights groups in New Mexico. The groups are pushing for a ban on all recreational and commercial trapping on public lands within the state. Last year, a ban on trapping in the … [Read More]
The cover of the new Trapper & Predator Caller features a wild hog. In many parts of the United States, these invasive animals have destroyed habitat for native species. One place hit hard is Missouri. The state put together this … [Read More]
Market patterns are similar to circumstances that lead to 1970’s fur boom.
Predator hunters and wild hog enthusiasts will gather in Georgia for the first Great South Predator & Wild Hog Extravaganza from Friday May 20 through Sunday, May 22. The event will be held in the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter … [Read More]
There’s no doubt mountain lions pack some incredible power and jaw strength, but these photos from Eureka, Mont. are still pretty shocking. According to an e-mail I received, this car was attacked by a mountain lion during the night. The … [Read More]
Knowing how to interpret tracks on the ground is critical to any hunting or trapping endeavor. Here’s a handy guide from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click here to see a much larger version.
You never know what you’ll see in the wild. Videographer Jay Ellioff caught this red fox mousing on video just down the road from our offices in Iola. It’s spectacular footage of a predator in its element.
Anyone who has trapped or hunted coyotes knows that the canines are some tough animals, but a story out of Nova Scotia, Canada illustrates just how tenacious they can be. The Black Bear Blog on MaineHuntingToday.com has a post on … [Read More]
Looks like Maine is taking its dwindling deer herd problem to heart, starting with coyotes. From Reuters: Maine hunting organizations have been asking for a stronger herd-management plan for some time. Of the state’s 1.2 million residents, some 146,000 are … [Read More]