Select Currency:
SHOP ONLINE
09655

Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making

Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making
larger imageMove mouse over the image to magnify
NZ $29.90 NZ $24.90 Save NZ $5.00 incl GST
Qty.
By: Hamilton Gibson

Book Description:

Whether or not a hunting expedition is in the plans this year, W. Hamilton Gibson’s guide to camping and trapping will give you a lesson in self-sufficiency and living simply.

Building camp shelters and log huts, woodland bedding, and birch canoes are just some of the skills you can learn by reading this classic wilderness manual. Charming sketches throughout the book lend to the nostalgia of this timeless guide and depict many of the traps used when Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making was first published in 1882. This book is a perfect gift for the outdoorsman interested in learning new camping techniques, and the historian who will delight in the author’s details about life as a trapper in the late nineteenth century.

Learn some of the old tried and true tricks for bait and trapping, such as creating portable snares or coop traps.

These simple techniques make catching animals such as beavers, partridge, raccoons, and rabbits on your next camping trip a cinch. While the book includes numerous effective traps, it promotes a conservationist hunting style by encouraging readers to respect animals and to never pursue trap-making out of cruelty. The guide also includes information on how to make the most out of your catch, with recipes for making venison jerky, gutting fish, and instructions on curing and tanning fur skins.
 
  • Over 100 Black & White Illustrations
  • Edition Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1-62087-425-7
  • Paperback, 320 pages
  • Weight: 242 grams
  • Dimensions: 177 x 125 x 21.6 mm
  • Published: February 1st 2013 by Skyhorse Publishing

You might also be interested in ...

Opinel No. 6 Stainless Steel Pocket Knife, Walnut Wood Handle - 00982 Atwood Rope Manufacturing 550 Paracord Rope, Fireball 55035 UCO Stormproof Match Kit with 20 Matches, Orange - MT-SM-CONT-OR Chicago Cutlery 4-Piece Tradition Steak Knife Set - B144

Opinel No. 6 Stainless Steel Pocket Knife, Walnut Wood Handle - 00982

Atwood Rope Manufacturing 550 Paracord Rope, Fireball 55035

UCO Stormproof Match Kit with 20 Matches, Orange - MT-SM-CONT-OR

Chicago Cutlery 4-Piece Tradition Steak Knife Set - B144

Was.NZ $35.90
Now.NZ $28.90
Save.NZ $7.00
Special Offer
Was.NZ $24.90
Now.NZ $20.90
Save.NZ $4.00
Special Offer
Was.NZ $17.90
Now.NZ $14.90
Save.NZ $3.00
Special Offer
Was.NZ $69.90
Now.NZ $59.90
Save.NZ $10.00
New Item