Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making is a 286 page softcover book containing information on long-forgotten camping and survival techniques including building camp shelters and log huts, woodland bedding, and birch canoes. It also features tried and true tricks for bait and trapping, such as creating portable snares or coop traps.
Building camp shelters and log huts, woodland bedding, and birch canoes are just some of the skills you can learn be reading this classic wilderness manual. Charming sketches throughout the book lend to the nostalgia of this timeless guide and depict many of the traps used when Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trap Making was first published in 1882. This book is perfect for the outdoorsman interested in learning new camping techniques, or the historian who will delight in the author's details about life as a trapper in the late nineteenth century.
Learn tried-and-true tricks for bait and trapping, such as creating portable snares or coop traps. These techniques make taking beavers, partridge, raccoons, and rabbits a cinch. Camp Life promotes conservation by encouraging hunters to respect animals and to never pursue trap making out of cruelty. The guide also includes information on how to make the most out of your catch, with recipes for making venison jerky, information on gutting fish, and instructions on curing tanning fur skins. Embark on your next adventure today!
W. HAMILTON GIBSON was an American illustrator, author, and naturalist. After gaining notoriety for his illustrations in Harper's Monthly, he went on to write his own books, including Pastoral Days: Or, Memories of New England and Highways and Byways.
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