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.

Paint as a water-proof covering, 236. 
Painter, the.—­See Puma. 
Panther, the.—­See Puma. 
Paper Cone used as a trap, 96. 
Partridge, 42, 238. 
  As food, 238. 
  Fat for fire arms, 227. 
  Snares, 39, etc
  To cook deliciously, 233. 
Peltry:—­
  Fortunes founded on, 281. 
  Cities built up on, 281. 
PENDENT BOX, BIRD TRAP, 91. 
Pennyroyal for insect bites, 255. 
Pepper Tea as a remedy, 257. 
Percussion Cap used in lighting lire, 234. 
Peshoo, the.—­See Lynx. 
Phosphorescent wood used in night-hunting, 218. 
Phosphorus lantern for catching fish, 241. 
Pickerel fishing, 240.
  " Spearing, 241.
  " Trap for, 121.
  " To cook, 233. 
Pigeon Net-trap, 72. 
Pigs carried off by Bears, 170. 
Pine Log Canoe.—­See Dug-out. 
Pinnated Grouse, 238. 
Pitch for stopping leaks, 261, 264, 266. 
PIT-FALL TRAPS.—­
  For large game, 31. 
  For small game, 125, 127, 131. 
  Barrel, 127. 
  Box, 131. 
  For Muskrat, 133. 
PLAN OF TRAPPING CAMPAIGN, 225. 
Plates, substitutes for, 232, 235. 
Platform snare. 61. 
Poachers, or trap robbers, 229. 
POACHER’S SNARE, 48. 
Pocket compass, 227. 
POCKET HAT BRIM, 258.
  " Sun-glass, 234. 
Poisoned arrows, 26. 
POISONING, 222. 
Pop-corn as bait for Quail, 54. 
Portable boats, 259. 
Portable food & cooking utensils, 230, 235. 
Portable drinking cup, 231. 
  Hat brim, 258.
   " With netting attached, 258. 
  Snares, 50, 52. 
  Stove, 228, 235. 
Pork as food, 231.
  " Fritters, 251.
  " " To make, 232. 
“Possum.”—­See Opossum. 
Potatoes as food, 235. 
Pouched Rat.—­See Gopher. 
Powder used in lighting fire, 234. 
Prairie Hen, 238. 
Prairie Whistle, 74. 
Precautions in handling steel traps, 156. 
PREFACE, 3. 
Preparation of skins for market, 272. 
Preserve jar used as trap, 135. 
Price Current of American Furs, 284. 
Prime fur, best season for, 147. 
Prof.  Blot outdone in cooking, 232. 
Profit in selling furs, 233. 
PRONGHORN Antelope, 221. 
  Nature and habits of, 221. 
  How hunted and trapped, 221, 238. 
Provisions, to protect from Wolves, 237. 
Ptarmigan, to cook, 233. 
  Trap for, 75. 
  How hunted and trapped, 239. 
  Various species of, 230. 
PUMA:—­
  Bait for, 20, 31, 32, 163. 
  Nature and habits of, 161. 
  Peculiarities of, 20. 
  Traps for, 17, 20, 23, 29, 31, 33, 141. 
  Trapping the, 161. 
  Directions for skinning, 164. 
  Use of skin, 286. 
  Value of skin, 284. 
Pumice Stone, used in finishing skins, 276. 
“PUNKEY.”—­
  Description of the Insect, 256. 
  Severity of bites, 256. 
  Ointment for bites, 255. 
  Serious effects of bites on the intemperate, 257.
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Punk Tinder, used in lighting fire, 234.  “Pusher.”—­See Mud stick. 
Putty, for stopping leaks, 261.

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