A tangle with a muskrat nearly cost Nathan, a miniature dachshund, his life. The dog, who is owned by Robert and Michele Bashore, of Pittsburgh, suffered a severe bite wound close to the jugular from the encounter with the ‘rat. … [Read More]
Would you try a beaver burger? Duane Fronek, of the Wild Wisconsin blog, has a fantastic post up today about eating beaver meat, complete with very detailed instructions on how to prepare the meat. You can read the post by … [Read More]
An 18-year-old New York trapper caught a massive 70-pound beaver on the Susquehanna River in Tioga County, New York, on the second day he ever trapped. Here are some details from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Bryan Lockman had snagged a … [Read More]
Ohio wildlife officials have confirmed the first verified report of a bobcat in northwest Ohio since the mid-1800s. Here are the details from Steve Pollick’s story on toledoBlade.com: The wild cat, a young male, was caught in a raccoon snare … [Read More]
T&PC knows keeping a trap in place while a coyote or other larger catch is pulling can be a perennial challenge. The solution can be found in Kishels Cable Stakes. T&PC likes these stakes for three main reasons: * Fast … [Read More]
The Edge Quiver Critter Predator Decoy is one of the best-selling products of its kind on the market. That’s because it’s simple to use, affordable and effective at bringing in coyotes. Lure coyotes in with the number one selling predator … [Read More]
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.