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Pop Goes the Weasel

Posted by Jordan Seitz on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, In : Trapping 

Pop Goes the Weasel
January 19, 2017
-Jordan Seitz-



In early January during a bowhunt for rabbits on a different public land section, I cut a set of weasel tracks.
 

Then it clicked…why wait for the fall? Furs were prime, I had a little time, why not start trapping now?

It didn’t take long for me to order a pair of #3 Bridger coilsprings for varmints, and clean up some old rat traps I had laying around. I read articles on the internet, and thumbed countless times through my old National Trapper...


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Cat Scratch Fever

Posted by Jordan Seitz on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, In : Trapping 
Cat Scratch Fever
February 6, 2017
-Jordan Seitz-
Towards the end of the month, on January 27, I decided to move my weasel boxes to a new location. When I finally did, I cut a set of bobcat tracks that I strongly suspected was from the same cat that left tracks in December. The locations were close enough that it was more than likely, and fit into the plan I’d been slowly developing to make my first attempt to trap a bobcat.
That week I’d made final preparations by adding 4 feet of chain to...

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Inspired by hunting notes and tales written by Elmer Keith, Howard Hill, Fred Bear, Bob Munger, and Ted Nugent, the author has been compiling notes, tales, and adventures in Michigan since 1998 and Wyoming since 2009. The GoneWalkabout blog will follow his footsteps as he sits, crawls, and runs after rodents, varmints, and big game with bow and gun.-------------------------------The author has been published in Eastmans' Bowhunting Journal magazine, SoleAdventure blog, eXtreme magazine, and Ted Nugent's Adventure Outdoors magazine. ---------------------------------------To contact the author, use the email form found on the "home page" for his "Skulling" website that is connected to this blog.

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