Conservation and Trapping News

Red fox adapt to survive killer coyotes
Nov 26, 2022 06:34 ET

It is furbearer trapping and hunting season again in Kentucky, a season quite different from what it was in past generations.

In part, fur taking is but a fraction of what it once was because of cultural changes and the virtual collapse of the fur market. Owing to that, trapping in particular as a lucrative pursuit is just about over. Far fewer trappers are out there now, most of them being older practitioners of the catching skills. It is now more hobby than an income producer.

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