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.

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Quail, bait for, 40, 54.
  " Snares, 39, 40, 41, etc
  To cook deliciously, 233. 
Quotations of the Fur Market, 284.

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RABBIT:—­
  As food, 238. 
  Bait for, 203. 
  How to skin, 204. 
  Nature and habits of, 203. 
  Salt as bait for, 109,
  Traps for, 43, 64, 103. 
  Use of fur, 286. 
  Value of fur, 284. 
  Varieties of, 203. 
RACCOON:—­
  As a pet, 173. 
  Nature and habits of, 172. 
  Trapping the, 172. 
  Traps for, 110, 116, 141. 
  Hunting the, 172. 
  Directions for skinning, 175. 
  How to tan the skin, 277. 
  Use of the fur, 285. 
  Value of the fur, 284. 
Rat:—­
  Snares for, 43. 
  Trapping the, 125. 
  Traps for, 43, 125, 127, 128, 131, 138. 
Rations for a Campaign, 230. 
Raw Furs.—­See Furs. 
Recipe for insect ointments, 255. 
  Boot grease, 228. 
  For cooking, 230. 
  For curing skins, 272. 
  For tanning skins, 276. 
Red Fox.—­See Fox. 
Red Fox.—­
  Value of skin, 284. 
  Use of skin, 285. 
Red Pepper Tea as a remedy, 257. 
Red Squirrel.—­See Squirrel. 
Remedies for insect bites, 255. 
  For chills, 257. 
Requisites of a good steel trap, 138.
  " For snaring, 39.
  " For a good trapping ground, 225.
  " For a trapping campaign, 227. 
Revolver, 227. 
Reynard outwitted by a dead-fall, 111, 113. 
RHODIUM, Oil of:—­
  Its use by the trapper, 151. 
Rice as food, 236. 
Rifle and Shot Gun combined, 227. 
  Oil for, 227. 
RIFLE TRAP, 20. 
Roasting, recipes for, 233. 
Rocky Mountain Sheep.—­See Big Horn. 
“Roughing it,” 230. 
Rubber blanket, 236. 
  How used, 250. 
Ruffed Grouse.—­See Partridge. 
Rum on a trapping campaign, 257.

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Sage Cock, the, 238. 
Sale of furs by the Hudson’s Bay Company, 282. 
Salmon, spearing, 239.
  " Spear, 239. 
Salmon Trout, spearing, 239. 
Salmon, to cook deliciously, 232. 
Salt as bait for Deer, 218. 
  As bait for Rabbit, 109. 
Salt Lick, the, 218. 
Sandpaper used in softening skins, 276. 
Salt Pork as food, 231. 
SCENT BAITS, 149.
  " Compound, 150, 153. 
Scented baits for birds, 240. 
Scented baits for fish, 240. 
Season for Deer hunting, 218. 
Scow, 267. 
Season for trapping, 147. 
Selection of trapping ground, 225. 
Self-amputation as a means of escape with captured animals, 144. 
Self-amputation, to prevent, 144, 145. 
Self-raising flour, 235. 
SELF-SETTING TRAPS, 110, 125, 127, 131. 
SHANTY:—­
  Bark.—­See Bark Shanty. 
  “Home.”—­See Log Shanty. 
  Log.—­See Log Shanty. 
Sheeting as tent material, 247. 
  Water-proof, preparation for, 247. 

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