Conservation and Trapping News

Strong dogs, good weather make for a memorable trapping season
Feb 12, 2023 17:02 ET

Although the winter of 1986 culminated in the 1,900-mile dogsled trip that my twin sister and I chronicled in our book, “Riding the Wild Side of Denali,” the weeks prior to our mid-February departure also proved eventful. Although we’d run the trapline since graduating from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1981, that was the first year we dedicated the entire season to working 90 miles of the trails we had inherited from old-timer Slim Carlson.

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