Conservation and Trapping Science

It was not always a "man" who manned Root River traps
Dec 23, 2021 14:56 ET

Caledonia took pride having one of the best markets for raw furs in southern Minnesota, according to the Caledonia Journal in 1911. Houston County native Dell Stewart, launched his fur-buying business about 1899 and was well known by every trapper and hunter in the county. He paid the same commission price as would any fur house. He was credited with always giving “a man a square deal.”

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