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.
Stove, portable, 228, 235. 
Stovepipe fish-trap, 120. 
St. Paul, Minn., and the Fur Trade, 281. 
STRETCHERS FOR SKINS, 273. 
Strychnine poisoning, 222. 
Sucker wire nooses, 41. 
Sugar of lead used in water-proofing, 247. 
Sun-glass, 234, 235,
Sweet Cicely as bait for fish, 240. 
SWEET FENNEL.—­
  Oil used in trapping, 152,
Sweet Oil and Tar Ointment for insect bites, 255. 
Swinging bed, 249.

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Table knife and bowl trap, 135. 
Table showing sale of furs by Hudson Bay Company, 282. 
Tallow, mutton, as ointment, 255. 
Tame Geese as decoys, 75. 
TANNING SKINS, 276. 
  Mixtures, 276, 277, 278. 
  With the hair on, 276. 
  Simple, 278. 
Tar and Sweet Oil ointment for insect bites, 255. 
Tar for water-proofing, 264. 
Tea, 236. " Red pepper, as a remedy, 257. 
Teal Ducks as food, 239. 
  To cook.—­See Duck. 
“Telescope” Drinking Cup, 231. 
Tempering iron spring, 84. 
TENTS, 246. 
  House-tent, 246. 
  Fly-tent, 247. 
  Half-tent, 247. 
  Shelter-tent, 247. 
  Materials, 247. 
  Water-proof preparation for, 247. 
  Fire-proof preparation for, 247. 
  To carpet with spruce, 250. 
  To clear of gnats and musquitoes, 230. 
TENT CARPETING, 250. 
Thimble used with bowl as Mouse trap, 136. 
Tiger captured with bird lime, 35. 
Tiger trap, 31. 
Tinder, 234. 
Tip-ups, 240. 
Toaster, an extemporized, 233. 
TOBOGGAN, OR INDIAN SLEDGE, 269. 
Tools required on a trapping campaign, 227. 
Tools required for canoe building, 259. 
Torch for the head, used in night hunting, 218. 
“Touch-wood " used in lighting fire, 234. 
Trail.  The.—­
  Its value to the trapper, 153. 
  Various modes of making, 153. 
TRAP.—­
  Arrow, 23, 25. 
  Barrel. 125, 127. 
  Bird, 65, 70, 73, 75, 88, 90, 91, 96. 
  Bow, 23, 25, 116. 
  Bowl, 135. 
  Box, 55, 56, 88, 90, 91, 103, 106, 109, 110. 
  Brick, 66. 
  Cage, 76, 134. 
  Cob house, 67. 
  Coon, 110, 116, 141. 
  Coop, 33, 67, 70. 
  Crow, 96. 
  Dead-fall, 17, 107, 111. 
  Decoy, 72, 76, 94. 
  Double ender, 109. 
  Down-fall, 26. 
  Duck, 94, 95. 
  Fish, 120. 
  Fish hook, 95. 
  Fly, 136. 
  Fool’s-cap, 96. 
  Garotte, 114. 
  Gun, 20. 
  Harpoon, 26. 
  Hawk, 42, 93. 
  Hook, 95. 
  Jar, 135. 
  Mole, 119, 120. 
  Mouse, 130, 131, 134, 135. 
  Net, 70, 73, 75, 80, 83, 85. 
  Owl, 88. 
  Partridge, 43, etc
  Pendent Box, 91. 
  Pitfall, 11, 125, 127, 131. 
  Ptarmigan, 75. 
  Quail, 39, 40, 41, 53. 
  Rabbit, 43, 64, 103. 
  Rat, 43, 125, 127, 128, 131, 138. 
  Rifle, 20. 
  Self-setting, 110, 125, 127, 131. 
  Sieve, 65. 
  Spring net, 80, 83, 85. 
  Steel, 140. 
  The “Newhouse,” 140. 
  Tree, 42, 91. 
  Upright net, 85. 

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