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NTA Trapping Handbook

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NTA Trapping Handbook
Author: Tom Krause Artist: Bob Anderson
Editors: Norman Gray - Lloyd R. Hassler MD - Don Hoyt Sr. - Willis Kent - Charles Poches Jr. - C. Pete Rickard

A complete guide to trapping in the U.S. Chapters include an historical treatment of early day trappers, furbearer management objectives, laws, responsibilities, proper harvesting methods, fur handling skill, and outdoor safety. Each common furbearer is also treated separately with information including descriptions, distribution maps, track and sign identification, biology, values, diseases and other natural population controls. The material is particularly useful to students as a research and reporting source. Written at a sixth grade level and illustrated, this book appeals to all ages.

This handbook is a great resource for those who are interested in learning about trapping!