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.
[Page 291]
Canned vegetables, 236. 
CANOES, remarks on, 226.
  " Basswood-bark, 264.
  " Birch-bark, directions for building, 261.
  " Hemlock bark, 264.
  " Log.—­See Dug-out.
  " Spruce bark, 264. 
Canton flannel bags, for bed clothes, 249. 
Canvass-back Duck, as food, 239. 
Canvas bags, waterproof, 236. 
Caps, percussion, used in lighting fire, 234. 
CAPTURE OF ANIMALS, 154. 
CARPETING TENTS, 250. 
CASTOREUM, or Barkstone, 150. 
  How obtained, 150. 
  How used.—­See Beaver. 
CASTOREUM COMPOSITION, 150. 
Cat, domestic, use of skin, 286. 
  Value of skin, 284. 
Cat, wild.—­See Wild Cat. 
Caulking boats, 261, 266. 
Caution in baiting steel traps, 113. 
Caution in handling steel traps, 149. 
Chill, remedy for, 257. 
Chimney-fire in log shanty, 245. 
Chip as a plate, 232. 
Chip, for a frying pan, 230, 232. 
Chloride of Lime, as an antidote, 152. 
Choosing a trapping ground, 225. 
Cicely, Sweet, as scent bait in fishing, 240. 
Cities built up by the fur trade, 281. 
CLAP NET, 72. 
Clearing tents and shanties from insects, 230. 
Climate and fur apparel, 284. 
CLOG, THE, 146. 
Cloth for tent making, 247.
  " Waterproof preparation for, 247. 
Clothing, hints on, 228. 
Coasting on the Indian sled, 270. 
Cock of the plains, 238. 
Coffee, 236. 
Coffee-pot, 235. 
Cold, remedy for, 257. 
Combination camp-knife, 235. 
COMMON BOX TRAP, 103. 
Compass, pocket, 227. 
Compound scent-bait, 150, 153. 
Concealing steel traps, 229. 
Cone of paper as a trap, 96. 
Corrall, African trap, 34. 
COOKING UTENSILS FOR A CAMPAIGN, 230, 235. 
Coon.—­See Raccoon. 
COOP TRAP, 67.
  " For large game, 33. 
Cotton drilling, used for making tents, 247.
  " Waterproof preparation for, 247. 
“Cotton Tail.”—­See Rabbit. 
Cougar.—­See Puma. 
Cow’s udder, as fish bait, 240. 
Crackers as food, 236. 
Crow trap, 96. 
CUMMIN, used in trapping, 152. 
Cup, portable, 231. 
CURING SKINS, 272. 
Current price list of American furs, 284.

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Dark lantern, used by bird catchers, 71. 
  Deer hunters, 217. 
DEAD-FALLS, 17, 29, 107, 111, 113.
  " Box, 128.
  " For large game, 17.
  " How set for the fox, 113.
  " Stone, 29.
  " Weighted harpoon, 26.
  " With figure four trap, 114. 
Dead fish, valuable in making trails, 153. 
Decoys, 72, 76, 94. 
Decoy traps, 72, 76, 94.
  " Whistle, 74.
  " Owl used as, 98. 
DEER, 124. 
  As food, 233, 237, 238. 
  How to skin the, 219. 
  Hunting at night, 217, 218. 
  Luminosity of eyes at night, 217, 218. 
  Natural characteristics of, 214. 
  Salt as bait for, 218. 
  Season for hunting, 218. 
  Trapping the, 214, 215. 
  Various modes of hunting, 217. 

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