There was good news for trappers in Illinois earlier this week as legislation passed to create a spring muskrat trapping season. Prairie State Outdoors has the details: Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation creating a muskrat trapping season in Illinois. … [Read More]
Argentina isn’t likely to be included on many beaver trapping hot spots lists, but an experiment gone bad has left the South American country with a major flattail dilemma that has officials mulling their options to control the non-native species. … [Read More]
Cleaning things up isn’t fun, but now’s the time to get it done.
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.
A T&PC reader sent in this instructional video on how to trap beaver.
That is the question researchers in a “National Geographic” piece written by Evan Ratliff try to answer. The article focuses on a group of foxes that researchers have been attempting to breed to become more tame over the course of … [Read More]
From DemocratandChronicle.com According to various studies, the trapping harvest of muskrats in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region is down 75 percent to 80 percent since the early 1980s. New York’s harvest fell from 539,196 in 1982-83 to 108,324 in 2007-08, … [Read More]
It took 25 dead chickens for a family of Berthoud, Colorado, farmers to realize it had a mink problem. The attacks occurred just in time for Christmas. From the Berthoud Recorder: Over the course of two nights 25 of Busch’s … [Read More]
In this informative video, a trapper checks his under ice beaver trap, then demonstrates how to set it.
It’s important to be discreet when getting rid of carcasses.