- Publisher:Perseus Distribution Services
- Publication Date:2012
- Product Type:Book
Everything you ever wanted to know about hunting and trapping! Master a variety of wooden and steel traps, snares, deadfalls and pens. Mix your own animal scents. Skin, stretch, cure and tan hides. Learn how to trap every animal imaginable. Recognize animal tracks and signs.
A vintage collection of tips, tactics, and anecdotes from the finest trappers the United States has ever seen, The Trapper's Bible is an essential reference guide for hunters, trappers, and historians.
Taken directly from some of the utmost authorities on the trapping profession circa the early 1900s, hundreds of photos and illustrations adorn this fascinating look into the past. Broken up into sections, this volume details a wide variety of different traps and contains an extensive section outlining the behavior and nature of specific animals. The Trapper's Bible offers the best of the best-an informative look into life as a trapper.
From a complete listing of steel traps to constructing a variety of deadfalls, pens, traps, triggers, and snares, the collected sources take you through the ins and outs of trapping, including practical how-to instructions as well as personal stories and letters from real trappers.