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.
  Wild Duck, 94, 95. 
  Wild Goose, 75. 
  Woodchuck, 43. 
Trapper’s beds and bedding, 248.
  " Cooking utensils, 230.
  " Diet, 230. 
TRAPPER’S MISCELLANY, 255.
  " Shelter, 226, 242.
  " Sled.—­See Toboggan. 
TRAPPING, art of, 148. 
  Season for, 147. 
  Miscellaneous hints on, 148. 
  Campaign, plan of, 225. 
    Tools and other requisites, 227. 
    Ground, selection of, 225. 
  Valuable suggestions on, 228. 
Trapping Lines, 226. 
Trap robbers, 220. 
Traps for large game, 17.
[Page 300]
  FOR FEATHERED GAME, 65. 
  HOUSEHOLD, 125. 
Tree hunting, 218. 
Tree snare, 42.
  " Traps, 42, 91. 
TRIANGLE SNARE, 42. 
Trout, to cook deliciously, 232. 
Trumpet Creeper flower used as a trap, 99. 
Tumbler fly-trap, 136. 
Twitch-up, 43, 62. 
  Poacher’s, 48. 
  Portable, 50. 
  “Simplest,” 52.

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UPRIGHT NET TRAP, 85.
  " Snares 44, 58. 
Use and abuse of Alcohol, 257. 
Uses of fur skins, 285. 
Utensils for cooking, 230, 235.

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Value of fur skins, table of, 262. 
Various uses of fur skins, 285. 
Varnish water-proof preparation for preserving matches, 234. 
Vegetables for food on a campaign, 235.
  " Canned, 236. 
Venison as food, 233, 237. 
  To roast, 233. 
  To preserve, 237. 
  “Jerked,” 237. 
  Dried, 237.

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Walking on the snow, 267. 
War in the fur trade, 281. 
Watch crystal as sun glass, 287. 
Water fowl as food, 239. 
Water-proof application for boats, 261, 264, 266.
  " Canvas bags, for food, 236. 
Match safe, 234.
  " Preparation, 236, 247, 266.
  " Varnish for matches, 234. 
Water traps, 110, 120. 
Wedge stretcher for skins, 274. 
Weighted harpoon trap, 26. 
Wheaten grits as trappers’ food, 236. 
Wheat flour as food, 235.
  " Self-raising, 235. 
Wheel form of trapping lines, 229. 
Whiskey on a trapping campaign, 257. 
Whip lashes from Woodchuck hide, 204. 
Whistlebird, 74. 
White Birch Canoe, 261. 
White-wood log for Dug-out, 259. 
Widgeon, the, as food, 239. 
  To cook.—­See Duck. 
WILD CAT:—­
  Nature and habits of, 167. 
  Snares for, 43. 
  Trapping the, 166. 
  Skinning the, 168. 
  Uses of skin, 286. 
  Value of skin, 284. 
Wild Duck, to cook, 233. 
Wild Duck, traps, 94, 95. 
Wild Goose as food, 239. 
Wild Goose to cook, 233. 
Wild Goose trap, 75. 
Wind, direction of, to detect by the finger, 217. 
Winged vermin, 255. 
Winter fishing, 240. 
Wire cage trap for birds, 76.
  " " For mice, 134. 
Wire nooses, 41. 
WOLF.—­
  Nature and habits of, 158. 
  Trapping the, 158. 

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