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.
  Its common mode of release, 144. 
  Extensive use of skins in America, 281. 
  Skin, to remove, 185. 
    To tan, 277. 
    Use of, 286. 
    Value of, 284. 
Muscovy Duck as food, 239. 
  To cook.—­See Duck. 
Musquaw.—­See Bear.

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Natural Advantages utilized by the Trapper, 149. 
Natural History. 
  Necessity of its study in the art of Trapping, 148. 
Neatsfoot Oil for Fire Arms, 227. 
NET:—­
  " Bat fowling, 70.
  " Bird catching, 70.
  " Clap, 72.
  " Decoy, 72.
  " Fish, use of, 241. 
Net for the head, 257.
  " Fowling, 70. 
Net traps, 70, 73, 75, 80, 83, 85. 
  For Tiger, Puma, or Wild Cat, 35. 
  Spring, 80. 
  The upright, 85. 
  Wild Duck, 94. 
  Wild Goose, 175. 
Netting attachment for Hat brim, 258. 
NEWHOUSE TRAP, THE, 138. 
Night-hunting, 217, 218. 
Night-fishing, 239. 
Nooses:—­
  Horse hair, 41. 
  In hedge, 42. 
  On hoops, 40. 
  On string, 40. 
NOOSE TRAPS, 39. 
Nooses, wire, 41. 
Northwest Fur Company, 280. 
Nutting in Mid-winter, 212.

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Oar-locks, simple, 266. 
Oat-meal as food, 236. 
OBSERVATIONS ON THE HISTORY OF FURS AND THE FUR TRADE, 278. 
Oil, Fish.—­
  Used in trapping, 151. 
  How obtained, 151. 
Oil of Amber.—­
  Used in the art of trapping, 152. 
Oil of Ambergris.—­
  Used in the art of trapping, 152. 
Oil of Anise:—­
  Its use in the art of trapping, 152. 
Oil of Cinnamon:—­
  Its use in the art of trapping, 152. 
Oil of Fennel:—­
  Its use in the art of trapping, 152. 
Oil of Fenugreek:—­
  Its use in the art of trapping, 152. 
Oil of Lavender:—­
  Its use in the art of trapping, 152. 
Oil of Rhodium:—­
  Its use by trappers, 151. 
Oil of Skunk:—­
  Its use by trappers, 151. 
Oil:—­
  For fire arms, 227. 
  For light, 227. 
Oil of Partridge:—­
  Its use, 227. 
Oil of Pennyroyal:—­
  For insect bite, 255.
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Ointment for Bruises and Wounds, 255. 
OINTMENT FOR INSECT BITES, 255. 
OLD-FASHIONED SPRINGLE, 58. 
Olive Oil in cooking, 236. 
OPOSSUM, 201. 
  Nature and habits of, 202. 
  Trapping the, 201. 
  Hunting the, 202. 
  Directions for skinning, 203. 
  Uses of skin, 286. 
  Value of skin, 284. 
OTTER:—­
  Nature and habits of, 202. 
  Trapping the, 186. 
  Directions for skinning, 189. 
  How to tan the skin, 277. 
  Use of skin, 286. 
  Value of skin, 284. 
OWL TRAP, 88. 
Owl:—­
  Used in connection with bird lime as decoy, 98.

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