This is a portion of Cary Rideout’s story “Formed Not Stretched,” which appeared in the December 2014 Trapper & Predator Caller issue. By Cary Rideout What’s the best wood for fur forms? Mine are all made from cedar since it cuts … [Read More]
A few extra steps can help bring in more money on sale day One of the most satisfying things about trapping, for me, is standing in the middle of the fur shed toward the end of January and looking at … [Read More]
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.
It’s important to be discreet when getting rid of carcasses.
This video from C-N Custom Processing shows step-by-step how to cleanly skin a coyote.
Fur handling is becoming more important as there are fewer and fewer country fur buyers. Knowing how to market a harvest is critical to the contemporary trapper. [Read More]