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

William Hamilton Gibson
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 313 pages of information about Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making.
  Nature and habits of, 220. 
  Trapping the, 220. 
BIRCH BARK CANOE, remarks on, 226. 
  Directions for making, 261. 
Bird-Catching Net, 70. 
BIRD LIME, 97. 
  Masticated Wheat used as, 99. 
  Recipe for making, 98. 
  Used in capture of Puma, 35. 
  Used for capture of Humming Bird, 99. 
  Used in making Fly-paper, 136. 
  Used with an Owl as decoy, 98. 
  With paper cone, as a Crow trap, 96. 
BIRD TRAPS, 65.
  " Box, 88, 90. 91. 
BIRD WHISTLE, 72. 
BISON.—­See Buffalo. 
Black Fly.—­See “Punkey.” 
Blanket, woollen, 250. 
  Rubber, 236. 
  Use of, 250. 
Block-tin, used for kettles, &c., 235. 
Blossom, utilized as a trap, 99. 
Blow-gun, used in the capture of Humming Bird, 99. 
BOARD FLAP, the, 130. 
BOARD STRETCHERS, 273. 
BOATS, remarks on, 226. 
  Manufacture of, 259. 
  The dug-out, or log canoe, 259. 
  The birch-bark canoe, 261. 
  The bateau, 264. 
  The scow, 267. 
  The flat-bottomed boat, 267. 
Boiled Mush, 232.
    " to fry, 232. 
Boiling water used in bending wood, 268, 272. 
Book I. TRAPS FOR LARGE GAME, 17. 
    II.  SNARES OR NOOSE TRAPS, 39. 
   III.  TRAPS FOR FEATHERED GAME, 65. 
    IV.  MISCELLANEOUS TRAPS, 103. 
     V. HOUSEHOLD TRAPS, 125. 
    VI.  STEEL TRAPS AND THE ART OF TRAPPING, 137. 
   VII.  THE CAMPAIGN, 225. 
  VIII.  THE TRAPPER’S MISCELLANY, 255. 
Boots, hints on, 228. 
  Grease for, 228. 
Bottle Lantern, 241.
   " Match Safe, 234. 
BOW STRETCHER, for skins, 274. 
BOW Traps, 23, 25, 116. 
BOWL TRAPS, 135, 136. 
Box Bird Traps, 55, 88, 90, 91. 
BOX DEAD FALL, 128. 
Box Hut, used in Pickerel fishing, 241. 
BOW OWL TRAP, 88. 
BOX PIT-FALL, 131. 
BOX SNARES, 55, 56. 
BOX TRAP, the, 103. 
  Two modes of setting, 105. 
Box Traps, 55, 56, 88, 90, 91, 103, 106, 109, 110. 
BOX TRAP, pendent, 91. 
Brandy on a trapping campaign, 257. 
Brass wire nooses, 41. 
Brick Trap, 66. 
Broiling, recipes for, 233. 
Brook Trout, fishing through the ice, 240.
  " To cook deliciously, 232. 
Bruises, ointment for, 255. 
Buckskin gloves, in handling traps, 149. 
Building the camp fire, 233. 
Buffalo, the, 220. 
  As food, 221, 238,
  How hunted and trapped, 221. 
Building boats, 259. 
Butternut log, for canoe, 239. 
Butter, to keep on a campaign, 236.

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Cage traps for birds, 76.
     " " mice, 134. 
Call Birds, how used, 72. 
CAMPAIGN LIFE IN THE WILDERNESS, 225. 
CAMPAIGN, PLAN OF, 225. 
Camp fire, 228. 
  To build, 233. 
Camp Kettle, 235.
  " Knife, 235.
  " Stove, 228, 235. 
Canada Grouse, 238.
   " Lynx.—­See Lynx.
   " Moose.—­See Moose. 
Candles, in camp, 227.
  " Novel way of using, 218.

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