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.
Shellac Varnish used in water-proofing, 234. 
SHELTER:—­The trapper’s remarks on, 226. 
Shelter tent, 247. 
  Details of construction, 242. 
Shingle stretchers for skins, 274.
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“Shipping furs,” 281. 
SHOOTING AND POISONING, 222. 
Shot-gun Trap, 20. 
Shot-gun combined with rifle, 267. 
Shoulder basket, 234, 226. 
SIEVE TRAP, 65. 
Silver Fox, 154. 
  Value of skin, 284, 285. 
Skinning animals, hints on, 272. 
Skins:—­
  Stretchers for, 273. 
  To dry, 272, 276. 
  To soften, 276, 277. 
  To tan, 276. 
  Value of, 284. 
  Use of, 285. 
SKUNK, 195. 
  Adventure with, 196. 
  As food, 238. 
  Nature and habits of, 195. 
  Trapping the, 195. 
  Traps for, 43, 111, 114, 141. 
  To eradicate odor of, 152, 198. 
  Oil of, used in trapping, 151. 
  Directions for skinning, 198. 
  Use of skin, 286. 
  Value of skin, 284. 
Sled, Indian.—­See Toboggan. 
SLIDING POLE, 145. 
Slippery Elm used for bird-lime, 98. 
“Small Game” as food, 237. 
Smell, acute sense of, in animals, 148. 
Smoking the steel trap, 128. 
Smouldering birch bark to drive away insects, 230. 
Smudge, the, 230, 256. 
SNARE.—­
  Box, 55. 
  Double box, 56. 
  Fig.  Four, 62. 
  Hawk, 43. 
  Hedge, 42. 
  Hoop, 40. 
  Humming-bird, 99. 
  Knotted string, 52, 53, 54. 
  Pasteboard box, 56. 
  Platform, 61. 
  Poacher’s, 48. 
  Portable, 48, 50, 52. 
  Quail, 53. 
  Rat, 43. 
  “Simplest,” 52. 
  Springle, 58, 60. 
  Stovepipe, 120. 
  Tree, 42. 
  Triangle, 42. 
  Twitchup, 43. 
  Wood Chuck, 43. 
SNARES, OR NOOSE TRAPS, 37. 
Snaring, requisites for, 39. 
Snow Grouse, the, 238. 
SNOW-SHOES, 267. 
Snow-shoe race, 267. 
Softening skins, 276, 277. 
Sores resulting from insect bites, 257. 
Soups, recipes for, 236. 
Spearing fish, 239, 241. 
Spearing Muskrats, 183. 
Spider for cooking, 233. 
Spoons, 235. 
Spring-bed, 249. 
SPRINGLE, 58, 60. 
Spring-net Traps, 80. 
Spring-pole, the, 144. 
Spring, to temper, 84. 
Spruce Bark Canoes, 264. 
Spruce boughs as bedding, 250. 
Spruce Grouse, 238. 
SQUIRRELS, 211. 
  As food, 238. 
  Nature and habits of, 211. 
  Traps for, 43, 103, 106, 107, 110, 116, 128, 140. 
  Various species of, 213. 
  To cook, 233. 
  Use of skins, 286. 
STEEL TRAPS, 137. 
  Caution in handling, 149. 
  Concealing in the woods, 229,
  Various modes of setting, 144. 
  Requisite number for a campaign, 227. 
  To set for rats, 128. 
  To select judiciously, 138. 
  Requisites of, 138. 
  Hints on baiting, 143. 
Steel Trap spring, to set with lever, 142. 
STEEL TRAPS AND THE ART OF TRAPPING, 137. 
Still hunting, 217. 
Stimulants, 257. 
Stone Dead-fall, 29. 
Storing traps in the woods, 229. 
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