Trapper & Predator Caller

PREPARE TO ADAPT, OR PREPARE TO QUIT

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned, either while trapping fur or working in animal damage control, it’s this: A successful trapper must be able to adapt to the circumstances — no matter what predator is the target.

WEATHER

I’ve pursued every furbearer imaginable — from pigeons, squirrels and coyotes, to beavers, bears, lions and everything in between. Aquatic furbearers, like beavers and muskrats, can be problematic because of nature herself. Flooding and freezing temperatures can cause a trapper to lose valuable time. The Number 1 rule to live by for water trappers is this — If you’re lucky enough to be given a contract or

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