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Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 21 – The Lure Making Project

4/13/2018
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In this episode, I discuss lure problems on my trapline, and the need to formulate my own Long Distance Call lure. I then introduce the idea of the new lure making project – I’d like to educate others about lure making as I begin to learn the trade. I give an overview of the current […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 21 – The Lure Making Project appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:38:45

Trapping Today Podcast Episode 20: Lynx Exclusion Devices on the Maine Marten/Fisher Trapline

4/9/2018
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In this episode, I express my jealousy for you Alaska trappers, and talk about experiences we Maine trappers have had using the newly-required lynx exclusion devices on our marten and fisher traplines. I go over Bob Noonan’s article in Trapper’s Post on the devices, as well as my own experiences and the recent article I […] The post Trapping Today Podcast Episode 20: Lynx Exclusion Devices on the Maine Marten/Fisher Trapline appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:42:36

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 19 – Trapping News and ConiPans

4/4/2018
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In this episode, I go over some recent trapping news, including a potential bobcat trapping season in Indiana, an interview on trapping with Vermont’s Fish and Wildlife Commissioner, and a visit to the NTA by Tom Miranda. I then discuss Coni-Pans, their use in bodygrip traps, and the benefits I see to using coni-pans on […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 19 – Trapping News and ConiPans appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:45:47

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 18 – Tanning Fur

3/27/2018
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Holding off on sending that raw fur to auction due to the low prices? In this episode, I discuss the options trappers have for getting their fur tanned, and go over some selling scenarios you’ll need to think about when trying to profit from tanned fur. I discuss the pros and cons of self tanning, […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 18 – Tanning Fur appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:40:34

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 17 – Preserving Meat, Conibear Springs, Writing Articles, and Reviews

3/20/2018
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In this episode I talk about some recent videos I made for the Trapping Today Youtube channel, including preserving meat with salt for trapping bait, rotting down some meat for a lure base, and spring strength on 330 Conibears that have had their springs compressed for probably 20 years. I briefly go over how the […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 17 – Preserving Meat, Conibear Springs, Writing Articles, and Reviews appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:39:43

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 16 – Fur Auctions, Trapper Ethics, and A Life on the Line

3/16/2018
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In this episode, I go deep into the conversation around trapper ethics and our role in wildlife management by reading through my responses to some recent interview questions. I review “A Life on the Line”, a trapping documentary film set in western Manitoba, and discuss a few other things, including an old interview with Montana […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 16 – Fur Auctions, Trapper Ethics, and A Life on the Line appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:52:15

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 15 – Things to Come, and the Roadkill Fur Lady!

3/13/2018
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In this episode, I ponder the end of trapping season and discuss what you can expect from Trapping Today in the coming months, particularly a shift toward more product reviews during the offseason, and things I can get around to during a busy summer. I open the floor to questions and requests – would love […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 15 – Things to Come, and the Roadkill Fur Lady! appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:32:58

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 14 – NAFA Auction, Beaver Books, Fuller Laugeman

3/7/2018
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In this episode, I give a recap of the bobcat interview, discuss the recent NAFA auction and fur prices, review two beaver tapping books, and discuss an old interview of the legendary Fuller Laugeman of Montana. I also thank several listeners for tuning in, providing feedback and supporting the podcast. I appreciate it guys! The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 14 – NAFA Auction, Beaver Books, Fuller Laugeman appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:47:24

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 13 – Bobcat Prices, Populations, and some PR for Trappers

2/28/2018
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I was asked to give an interview with a public radio station in a western state about bobcat prices and how high prices may be affecting trapper harvest and populations. I did some research and wanted to hash things over in the podcast to practice for the interview. Hope it goes well! The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 13 – Bobcat Prices, Populations, and some PR for Trappers appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:46:48

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 12 – News, Videos, Auctions and Lure Making

2/27/2018
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In this episode I talk about my GoPro video mistakes, recent updates on the fur market, the NAFA February fur auction, fur grades from FHA, and a little bit on trapping lure, my lure philosophy, lure testing, lure making education, and potential for a ‘no secrets’ lure. I got so far off topic, I didn’t […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 12 – News, Videos, Auctions and Lure Making appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:46:33

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 11 – How Important is Trapping Lure?

2/26/2018
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In this episode I go over the reason to use trapping lure, the types of lures, their effectiveness, and the overall part of the trapping supply industry that lures play. I tend to think most lures are over-hyped and overrated nowadays, and look through scientific research and common sense thinking to evaluate how we should […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 11 – How Important is Trapping Lure? appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:01:12:49

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 10

2/22/2018
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In this episode I talk about my under ice beaver trapline, beaver population management, recent state fur auctions, the upcoming NAFA and Fur Harvesters sales, and Herb Lenon’s mink and muskrat trapping book. Enjoy! The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 10 appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:35:37

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 9

2/9/2018
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In this episode, I give a shout out to Meat Trapper, review the Coyote Trapping School video training, provide a fur price report with results from the latest Colorado sale, talk about my under ice beaver trapline, and review Herb Lenon’s classic trapping instructional DVD from the 1930’s. Enjoy! The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 9 appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:56:35

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 8 – Under Ice Beaver Snaring

2/5/2018
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In this episode, we discuss under ice beaver snaring. I go over the three types of under ice beaver trapping, the reason to use snares, the advantages and drawbacks of snaring, and discuss several different types of under ice snaring. Enjoy! The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 8 – Under Ice Beaver Snaring appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:47:36

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 7

2/2/2018
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This is a random episode with no real show topic! I discuss some trapping news, the latest Idaho fur auction results, Kris Pope from Coyote Trapping School, and a short plug for my new book: Fur Profit. Enjoy! The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 7 appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:21:09

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 6

1/30/2018
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This is the second of two episodes on the potential delisting of Canada lynx, more on the Endangered Species Act, and the saga behind the many legal battles on the lynx front in Maine. Enjoy! The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 6 appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:28:23

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 5

1/26/2018
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This is the first of two episodes on the potential Canada lynx delisting in the Lower 48 states. I cover the recent news about the potential delisting, and go over the background and history of the Endangered Species Act, and how it relates to Canada lynx, with an emphasis on my home state of Maine, […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 5 appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:35:44

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 4

1/21/2018
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In this episode, I give a shout out to the sponsors of TrappingToday.com, give a preliminary update on the FHA Auction results, and talk a little bit about my trapline and under ice beaver trapping. I also cover a post on trapping bait at the Live Free and Trap blog, talk about a cool oral […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 4 appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:38:07

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 3

1/18/2018
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In this episode, I discuss beaver trapping in a low market, particularly the difference between fur trapping and animal damage control trapping, satisfying landowner needs, developing experience and reputation as a trapper, and other benefits of trapping in a low market. I also discuss the arguments for and against fur trapping in a market like […] The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 3 appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:35:45

Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 2

1/11/2018
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In this episode, I discuss the weather in northern Maine right now, options for shipping fur to FHA and NAFA, shipping details and deadlines, and the great Thanksgiving Fur Shed Fire. Enjoy! The post Trapping Today Podcast: Episode 2 appeared first on Trapping Today.

Duration:00:36:29

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