Trapping Raccoons With Randy Smith

By T.R. Hendrick The clock was ticking by the time I caught up with Randy Smith at his home in western Pennsylvania. It was late February, and there were only a few days left in the Pennsylvania trapping season. Randy … [Read More]

Is the Set Location or the Bait More Important in Trapping?

By Jack Spencer Jr. There are two common theories I often hear from trappers when trying to explain trapping success. Is it the magical location or the tempting bait we trappers purchase or make on our own that produces catches? … [Read More]

Lures and Baits for Trapping Big ‘Coons

By Ralph Scherder When it comes to catching big raccoons, I don’t think type of set matters all that much. I’ve caught jumbos in dirtholes, and I’ve caught them in pockets. However, the attractors you use do seem to play a … [Read More]

Canadian Municipality Aiming to Turn Mink Manure into Electricity

A Nova Scotia, Canada, municipality is moving closer to making electricity from mink manure. The Nova Scotia Department of Energy recently approved the renewable energy project for the District of Digby, which is located on the western shore of Nova … [Read More]

Utah and West Virginia to Offer Coyote Bounties

As coyote populations rise in many areas, the predators can become a threat to farm animals and pets. And as that threat increases, some wildlife agencies find that they don’t have the resources to control the growing problem themselves. Outdoor … [Read More]

Raccoons Make Home at Top of 150-Foot Crane

A crane operator in Ballard, Wash., found unexpected visitors when he climbed up to the cab of his 150-foot tower crane earlier this week — two raccoons. The construction company called an animal damage control business in to trap the … [Read More]

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