Conservation and Trapping Science

Klutuk, the Mad Trapper of Bristol Bay, Alaska
Jun 7, 2022 08:19 ET

During the first decades of the 20th century, a murderous trapper haunted the upper watersheds draining into Bristol Bay and the Kuskokwim River. His life, identity, and even death are shrouded in mystery. Newspapers claimed he was Yup’ik, and that he murdered an unknown number of people—mostly trappers and prospectors that crowded his vast territory.

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