Conservation and Trapping News

Trappers worry there are few young people to take their place
Sep 5, 2022 07:26 ET

BETHEL — Two weeks ago the dirt road into Neil and Linda Olson’s property was packed with vendors in a yard-sale setting, many with historical trapping artifacts.

Tables were piled with animal furs, wood carvings, traps, lures and wildlife artwork. The adjoining dirt road out to a massive farm field owned by the Olsons’ neighbors was filled with booths tended by beekeepers, woodturners, painters, knitters and chainsaw artists with elaborate displays showing the wares of trappers.

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