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Deadfalls and Snares

Deadfalls and Snares

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and Snares, by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Project Gutenberg's Deadfalls and Snares, by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online atwww.gutenberg.netTitle: Deadfalls and Snares A Book of Instruction for Trappers About These and Other Home-Made TrapsAuthor: A. R. (Arthur Robert) HardingRelease Date: October 21, 2010 [EBook #34110]Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: ASCII*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK DEADFALLS AND SNARES ***
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Produced by Linda M. Everhart, Blairstown, MissouriDEADFALLS AND SNARES[Frontispiece: A GOOD DEADFALL.]DEADFALLS AND SNARESA Book of Instruction for Trappers About These and Other Home-Made TrapsEdited by A. R. HARDINGPublished by A. R. HARDING, Publisher 106 Walnut Street St. Louis, Mo.Copyright 1907 By A. R. HARDINGCONTENTS.I. Building Deadfalls II. Bear and Coon Deadfall III. Otter Deadfall IV. Marten Deadfall V. Stone DeadfallVI. The Bear Pen VII. Portable Traps VIII. Some Triggers IX. Trip Triggers X. How to Set XI. When to BuildXII. Where to Build XIII. The Proper Bait XIV. Traps Knocked Off XV. Spring Pole Snare XVI. Trail SetSnare XVII. Bait Set Snare XVIII. The Box Trap XIX. The Coop Trap XX. The Pit Trap XXI. Number of Traps XXII. When to Trap XXIII. Season's Catch XXIV. General Information XXV. Skinning and StretchingXXVI. Handling and Grading XXVII. From Animal to Market XXVIII. Steel TrapsLIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.A Good Deadfall The Pole Deadfall Small Animal Fall The Pinch Head Board or Pole Trap Bait Set DeadfallTrail Set Deadfall Bear or Coon Deadfall Otter Deadfall Marten Deadfall Marten Trap Triggers AnotherMarten Deadfall High Built Marten Deadfall Tree Deadfall More Marten Trap Triggers Flat Stone Trap StoneDeadfall Triggers The Invitation--Skunk Killed Without Scenting Right and Wrong Way Bear Pen Trap BearEntering Pen Den Set Deadfall Portable Wooden Trap The Block Trap The Nox-Em-All Deadfall IllinoisTrapper's Triggers Trip Triggers Animal Entering Trip Deadfall Trip Trigger Fall Canadian Trip Fall TheTurn Trigger Two Piece Trigger Trap String and Trigger Trap Trail or Den Trap Spring Pole and Snare SmallGame Snare Wire or Twine Snare Snare Loop Path Set Snare Trip Pan or Plate Double Trail Set Trail SetSnares Path Snare Rat Runway Snare Underground Rat Runway Runway and Cubby Set Log Set Snare CowPath Snare Lifting Pole Snare Bait Set Snare The Box Trap The Coop Trap The Pit Trap A Good CatcherSingle and Three Board Stretcher Some Stretching Patterns Dakota Trappers Method Holder for SkinningWire Coon Method Wire and Twig Coon Method Size of Stretching Boards Pole Stretchers Fleshing BoardStretching Frame Skin on Stretcher Hoop Stretcher Small Steel Traps No. 81 or Web Jaw Trap No. 91 orDouble Jaw Trap Mink and Fox Traps Otter and Beaver Traps Otter Traps with Teeth Otter Trap withoutTeeth Offset Jaw Beaver Trap Clutch Detachable Trap Newhouse Wolf Trap Small Bear Trap Small BearTrap with Offset Jaw Black Bear Trap Regular Bear Trap with Offset Jaws Grizzly Bear Trap Bear ChainClevis Steel Trap Setting Clamp[Illustration: A. R. HARDING.]INTRODUCTION.Scattered from the Arctic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean are
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thousands of trappers who use deadfalls, snares and other home-made traps, but within this vast territory thereare many thousand who know little or nothing of them.The best and most successful trappers are those of extended experience. Building deadfalls and constructingsnares, as told on the following pages, will be of value to trappers located where material--saplings, poles,boards, rocks, etc.--is to be had for constructing. The many traps described cannot all be used to advantage inany section, but some of them can.More than sixty illustrations are used to enable the beginner to better understand the constructing andworkings of home-made traps. The illustrations are mainly furnished by the "old timers."
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