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One of the finest lures in my bag is Canine Call made by Russ Carman.  Russ hails from New Milford, Pennsylvania and has made exceptional trapping lures for decades.  Canine Call is just that.  A calling lure for canines (Coyote, Fox Wolf, etc) but works equally well for other predatory furbearers such as bobcat, badger, […]

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I was listening to Clint Locklear’s Trapping Radio show the other day, like I do most every Monday on my commute to work. In this particular episode he interviewed Tom Miranda at the NTA convention in Escanaba, Michigan. Now I already knew who Tom is. I know he has a show on the Outdoor Channel, […]

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(This article is an adaptation of one I wrote for the Nebraska Fur Harvesters Association last March) The Muskrat For some trappers, when the winter is winding down and the coon and coyote pelts are starting to show their wear, it means only one thing…beaver and muskrat trapping! In Nebraska where I trap, the season […]

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Everyone dreams of waking up every day, going to their job which also happens to be their favorite hobby. After all, what more could you ask for? It wouldn’t really seem like work, after all. It would be more like a full time hobby, right? Well, I am not going to say this is wrong, […]

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In the first part and second part of this series, I broke out some important points from the coyote study done in 1982-1985 by Major L. Boddicker and George E. Graves.  The study, called  “Field Evaluation of Olfactory Attractants and Strategies Used To Capture Depredating Coyotes” can be found in this link in its entirety. […]

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In the previous article I gave an overview of the study done by George E. Graves and Major L. Boddicker about their experiment with coyote scents and what worked best. My head hurts after reading this, but I couldn’t stop.  Every paragraph is packed with useful information to the trapper.  But most people can’t get […]

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If you have been trapping for any length of time, you undoubtedly know about the dirt hole.  The dirt hole set has probably been responsible for the demise of more furbearers than any other set.  The versatility of this tool is unmatched and the set methods and possibilities are as endless as it’s potential. Dirt […]

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(read the first, second, and third parts of this series) A Dreary Gray and Windy Dawn Breaks When light finally started to penetrate the low hanging gray clouds, I noticed a couple things.  First, that my tent was still in one piece, in the same place I set it up in, and that I had […]

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