Engineering Marvels

Beaver Trapping Beavers are unique creatures that work very hard at what they do. Many hours are spent creating dams and lodges, but their lifestyle creates issues for land mangers. The spring rains coupled with beaver dams often back water up into mast producing trees and low lying areas that are used for food plots. […]

Colder Weather Part 2

Trapping Coyotes The brutally cold weather presented many obstacles for Casey during his time spent trapping coyotes in Illinois. The biggest concern was how to cover the traps. In part 1, we showed you how to make wax dirt to eliminate the issue of traps getting frozen in the ground. The wax dirt is very […]

Colder Weather

Coyote Trapping The success of trapping season lies within not only the correct locations, but also in properly functioning equipment no matter what conditions. There are limitless tricks and modifications that trappers can make to their equipment. Some are standard, while others are dependent upon certain conditions. This week we talk about a few of […]

In The Loop

Snares For Trapping Now that the food plots are in and we have some downtime, it’s never too early to start preparing for trapping season. Snares, where legal, are easy to build and modify. With just a few materials, you can economically modify existing snares or build your own. This week, we’re with professional trapper, […]

The Next Level

Trapping Trapping, along with most wildlife management activities, is often hindered by mother nature. The best trapping locations are often located in areas that are less than ideal for digging and setting traps. This week we show you how to combat these issues. Trappers in the south are faced with hard packed road systems that […]