The Management Trapper: Save Your Corn Crops

It’s no secret that growing corn in bear country or near a huge raccoon population can be downright tough. At the same time, almost all serious habitat managers understand that corn can be a powerful draw for whitetails, and be good for the deer to fatten them up for the rigors of the rut and then survive winter. [Read More]

Sizing Up Trap Size

Is there a perfect size trap that is the optimum tool for the species you are pursuing? Questions — as they say — always lead to more questions. [Read More]

The Trap Line

Lure Strategies for Coyotes and Cats

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Is Round the New Square?

Friday, January 15th, 2021

Bobcat Trapping, Minnesota Style

Friday, January 8th, 2021

Product Spotlights

Trapping Gear: BurzOff Bur Remover

The world’s first and only tool specifically designed for removing burs, BurzOff effectively removes all common burs from your favorite outdoor clothing quickly and painlessly. [Read More]

Mark June’s Lures Inc. Fox Frenzy Trapping Lure

Fox Frenzy is one of the largest-selling fox lures in America with a customer base in all fur zones. It’s also Mark’s personal favorite. [Read More]

Resources

The Market Report

Fur Market Report February 2021: Coyotes, Beavers and Upcoming Auctions

Trapping seasons across North America are coming to an end when we enter into late February. Fur is still prime, but for many southern regions, the turn to spring is arriving fast, and many critters will also start breeding soon. Yes, it is still winter in Canada, but snow is at its deepest point, ice is as thick as it will ever be, and most trappers have by now harvested most of what they will harvest this season. [Read More]

Fur Market Report January 2021: Western Cats and Coyotes Reveal Upcoming Market

The biggest bulk of the fur in North America is harvested in November and December, but most commercial fur seasons usually run into January and February. But, November and December are the biggest months, so by now you can say that most of what will hit the market in 2021 is already in fur sheds on stretchers or in freezers. [Read More]

Fur Market Report December 2020: Results Are In After Season’s First Auction

When Fur Harvesters Auction in North Bay, Ontario, Canada, held the first wild fur sale of the year on August 30-31, 2020, trappers all over North America finally had some real numbers about what was really happening with wild fur. [Read More]

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