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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.
Food, portable, 230. 
FOOD AND COOKING UTENSILS, 230. 
“FOOLS’ CAP” TRAP FOR CROWS, 96. 
Forks, 235. 
Fortunes founded on peltry, 281. 
FOWLING NET, the, 70. 
Fox.—­
  Nature and habits of, 154. 
  Trapping the, 154. 
  Trapped by a dead-fall, 111, 113. 
  Varieties of, 154. 
  Directions for skinning, 158.—­See also Red and Silver Fox. 
“Fox fire,” used in capture of deer, 218. 
Fritters, pork, to cook, 231. 
Frying pan, 231, 235.
  " An extemporized, 232. 
Fur Market, eccentricities of, 283. 
Furs, ancient uses of, 278. 
  Annual yield throughout the world, 281. 
Furs, best season for, 147. 
  “Home,” 281. 
  Sale of, by Hudson’s Bay Company, 281. 
  “Shipping,” 281. 
  Table of market values, 282. 
Fur skins, to cure for market, 272. 
  To tan, 276. 
  Hints on selling for profit, 283. 
  Various uses of, 285. 
FUR TRADE, OBSERVATIONS ON, 278. 
  Immensity of, 281.

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Game, protected from wolves, 237. 
GAROTTE TRAP, 114. 
Gloves to be used in trapping, 149. 
Glutton.—­See Wolverine.
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Gnats, 230, 256. 
  Painful effects of their bites, 256. 
  Remedies for their bites, 255. 
  Driven away by the “Smudge,” 230. 
Gnat, black.—­See “Punkey.” 
Goose trap, 75. 
GOPHER.—­
  Nature and habits of, 205. 
  Trapping the, 205. 
  Traps for, 119, 120, 40. 
  Directions for skinning, 206. 
Grappling iron, the, 146. 
Grease for boots and shoes, 228. 
“Great Bear Tamer,” the, 142. 
GRIZZLY BEAR.—­
  Nature and habits of, 169. 
  Trapping the, 169. 
  Traps for, 17, 142. 
  Use of fur, 285. 
Ground plan of trapping lines, 228. 
Ground, selection for trapping, 225,
GROUND SNARES, 44. 
Grouse, as food, 233, 238. 
  Bait for, 42. 
  Oil of, for fire arms, 227. 
  Peculiarities of, 42. 
  Snares for, 39. 
  To cook deliciously, 233. 
  Various species of, 238. 
GUN TRAP, 20.

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Hair Nooses, 41. 
Half tent, 246. 
Hammocks, 250,
Hammock bed, 249. 
Handling steel traps, caution in, 149. 
Hanging bed, 249. 
Hare.—­See Rabbit. 
HARPOON TRAP of Africa, 26. 
Hat Brim, portable, 258. 
  Netting attachment for, 258. 
Hat lantern for night hunting, 218. 
Hawk snare, 43. 
HAWK TRAP, 93. 
Head lantern used in deer hunting, 218. 
HEAD NET, 257. 
HEDGE NOOSES, 41. 
Hemlock bark canoes, 264. 
Hemlock boughs, as bedding, 250. 
Hemp, used in caulking boats, 261, 266. 
“Hiding” steel traps, 229. 
High top boots, 228. 
Hints on baiting the steel trap, 143. 
Hints on selection of trapping ground, 225. 
Hints on skinning animals, 272. 
Hints on trapping, 148. 
Hints on plans of trapping lines, 228. 

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