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.
Hints on sale of furs, 283. 
Hippopotamus trap, 26. 
Historical items relating to furs and the fur trade, 278. 
Hoe cake, to cook, 232. 
Hogs carried off by bears, 170. 
Hog’s liver used as fish bait, 240. 
“Home Furs,” 281. 
HOME-MADE BOAT, 264. 
Honey as bait, 19, 31, 170. 
Hook trap for ducks, 95. 
Hopo, African trap, 34. 
Hoop nooses, 40. 
HOOP STRETCHER for skins, 275. 
Horse hair nooses, to make, 41. 
Hot drink for chills, 257. 
HOUSEHOLD TRAPS, 125. 
House Tent, 247. 
How to select a steel trap, 138. 
HOW TO TRAP, 153. 
Hudson Bay Company, origin of, 280. 
  Sales of, 281, 282. 
Humming bird, killed by concussion, 99.
  " Snare, 99.
  " Trap, 99.
  " Various modes of capture, 99. 
Hunting the deer, 217. 
Hunting from trees, 218. 
HUT, LOG.—­See Log Shanty.

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Implements required on a trapping campaign, 227. 
Improved springle, 60. 
INDIAN CANOE.—­See BIRCH BARK CANOE. 
Indian meal, as food, 231. 
INDIAN SLEDGE.—­See Toboggan. 
INDIAN SNOW SHOE, 268. 
India-rubber blanket, 236. 
  How used, 250. 
INSECT OINTMENTS, 255. 
Insect bites, remedies for, 255.
  " Sores resulting from, 257. 
Insects, to drive out from tent or shanty, 230, 256. 
Intemperance, 257.

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Jack knife, a valuable tool, 227.  Jar, as a trap, 135.
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Jar, air-tight, for butter, 236. 
“Jerked Venison,” 231. 
JOHN JACOB ASTOR, and the fur trade, 281. 
Johnny cake, to cook, 232.

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Kettle, camp, 235. 
Knapsack, 234. 
  Directions for making, 236. 
Knife, a necessary implement, 227. 
Knife, the combination camp, 235. 
Knives, table, 235.

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Lake trout, fishing for, 240. 
  To cook deliciously, 232. 
Lantern for the head, used by deer hunters, 218. 
Lantern used by bird catchers, 71. 
Lantern trap for fish, 241. 
Large game, traps for, 17. 
LAVENDER, used in the art of trapping, 152. 
Leather preservative, 228. 
“Le Chat.”—­See Lynx. 
Lemonade, 236. 
Lens, to light fire with, 234. 
Lever for setting large steel traps, 142. 
Liebig’s extract of beef, 236. 
Light, the trapper’s, 227. 
Light for the head in night hunting, 218. 
Light home-made boat, 264. 
Lime, chloride of, as a disinfectant, 152. 
Liniment for wounds and bruises, 255.
  " Insect bites, 255. 
Linseed oil, used as bird lime, 98. 
Lion, American.—­See Puma. 
LIST OF PRICES OF AMBRICAN FURS, 284. 
Liver, as fish bait, 240. 
LOG CABIN.—­See Log Shanty. 
Log Canoe.—­See Dug-Out. 
LOG COOP TRAP, 33. 
LOG SHANTY, hints on, 226, 229. 

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