Trapping Conservation and Self-Reliance News

State Biologist: As Trapping wanes, predator hunting booms
Dec 9, 2022 06:31 ET

As trapping wanes, predator hunting booms

In the early 1980s, trapping fox, coyotes, badgers, muskrat and a bonus mink did more than just pay for gas. Fur prices were strong, and fox outnumbered coyotes to the point where a coyote pelt brought a nice reward, and the intense hunting and trapping effort helped keep numbers in check, as well.

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