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.
  Various species of, 215. 
Deer lick, the, 215. 
Deer meat, to dry, 237. 
Deer meat, to roast, 233. 
Delmonico outdone, 232. 
Detecting the direction of the wind by the finger, 217. 
Devices used in connection with the steel trap, 144, 147. 
Devils’ Lantern, 241. 
Diet of the Trapper, 230. 
“DOUBLE ENDER,” the, 109. 
Double traps, 57, 109, 110, 129. 
DOWN FALL, the, 26. 
Dressing for fur skins, 273, 276. 
Dressing for leather, 228. 
Dressing skins for market, 272.
  " Home use, 276. 
Dried fish, 237. 
Dried venison, 237. 
Drilling, as tent material, 247.
  " Waterproof preparation for, 247.
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Drinking cup, portable, 231. 
Drying skins, 272, 273, 276. 
Ducks, various species of, 239. 
  As food, 239. 
  To cook deliciously, 233. 
DUCK TRAPS, 94, 95. 
“DUG-OUT,” THE, hints on, 226. 
  Detailed directions for making, 259.

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Eels, oil prepared from, 151. 
Elk.—­See Moose. 
“Ephraim.”—­See Bear. 
Escaping from the mosquitoes, 255. 
Exports of furs, 281, 285. 
Extemporized frying pan, 232. 
  “Toaster,” 233. 
Extract of beef, Liebig’s, 236. 
Extravagance in fur apparel, 279.

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False bottom traps, 127, 131, 133. 
Fashion and fur, 279, 283, 285. 
FEATHERED GAME, TRAPS FOR, 65. 
Felt, use of rabbit-fur in making, 286. 
FENNEL, OIL OF, used in trapping, 152. 
FENUGREEK, OIL OF, used in trapping, 152. 
FIGURE FOUR SNARE, 61. 
FIGURE FOUR TRAP, 107.
  " Used with Dead-Fall, 114. 
Finger, as a weather vane, 217. 
Fire, to build, 227.
  " To light without matches, 234.
  " With powder and cap, 234.
  " Without “anything,” 235. 
Fire arms, 227.
  " Oil for, 227. 
Fire bottle, 241. 
Fire Hat for night hunting, 218. 
Fire-proof preparations for tents, 247. 
Fish, to bake, 232. 
  To dry, 237. 
  To fry, 233. 
FISHER MARTEN.—­
  How to trap the animal, 194. 
  Its nature and habits, 194. 
  Its common mode of release from capture, 144. 
  Method of skinning, 195. 
  Use of skin, 285. 
  Value of skin, 284. 
FISH-HOOK, trap for ducks, 95. 
Fishing, hints on, 239. 
  At night, 239. 
  Through the ice, 240. 
  Various baits, 240. 
  With tip-up. 240. 
  For pickerel, 240. 
Fishing tackle, 227, 240, 241. 
Fish lantern, 241. 
FISH OIL, used in the art of trapping, 151. 
  How obtained, 151. 
Fish, scent baits for, 240. 
  Spearing, 239. 
Fish traps, 120, 241. 
Flat bottomed boats, 264, 267. 
Flat bottomed sled.—­See Toboggan
Flat stone, as a frying pan, 232. 
Flower, converted into a trap, 99. 
Fly, black.—­See “Punkey.” 
FLY-PAPER, to make, 136. 
Fly Tent, the, 246. 
Fly traps, 136. 

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