Conservation and Trapping News

Market might not be great for furs, but there’s still opportunity for the shrewd and resourceful trapper
Dec 11, 2022 07:47 ET

Trapping is an age-old enterprise. Who really knows when the first trapper came on the scene? Likely it was some dude who needed fur to keep him warm, but couldn’t get quite close enough to that saber-toothed cat to get a spear point to stick. He maybe made a snare out of willow roots and snagged the cat that way. The next step was trading that cat skin to the neighboring tribe for some mammoth jerky — and so — the first trapper created himself.

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