Trapping

Video: How to Flesh a Raccoon

Trapping

Video: How to Flesh a Raccoon

In this three-part video series, we'll teach you how to skin, flesh, and stretch a raccoon hide. After you rid your hide of excess fat and muscle, you're one step closer to the coonskin hat of your dreams.
Seth Morris Aug 22, 2022
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Video: How to Case Skin a Raccoon

Trapping

Video: How to Case Skin a Raccoon

In this three-part video series, we'll teach you how to skin, flesh, and stretch a raccoon hide. If you don't have a tail stripper handy, try Clay Newcomb's two-stick trick. And don't let that meat go to waste, it might just surprise you how delicious it really is.
Seth Morris Aug 15, 2022
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Video: How to Trap Muskrat

Trapping

Video: How to Trap Muskrat

In this video, Steve and I will show you where and how to set up a trap with underwater bait to target muskrats. This simple trap is an easy and effective means to catch your fill of muskrat this winter.
Seth Morris Jul 8, 2022
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Video: How to Make a Pocket Set Trap

Trapping

Video: How to Make a Pocket Set Trap

Pocket sets are a versatile trap setup that you can use to target species like raccoon, mink, and muskrat. First, pick a location with animal tracks near a cut bank and shallow moving water that won’t freeze. Start by digging the pocket into the bank about 14 inches deep. The back of the pocket...
Seth Morris Jun 24, 2022
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Video: How to Make a Castor Mound Set Trap for Beaver

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Video: How to Make a Castor Mound Set Trap for Beaver

This beaver trapping technique has been around for a long time, and for good reason. There are few more effective ways to attract beavers toward a trap than by finding one of their telltale slides, creating a scent mound at the base of it, and topping it with a rival beaver's castor. Beavers have...
Seth Morris Jun 17, 2022
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How to Snare a Snowshoe Hare

Trapping

How to Snare a Snowshoe Hare

If you are what you eat, then I am mostly snowshoe hare. Or at least I was while living in the frozen wilderness of the Northwest Territories on Season 7 of the History Channel's show "Alone." Snowshoe hares are good eating,, and they taste even better cooked over an open fire with the smell of wood...
Callie Russell Jan 5, 2022
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