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SURVIVE AND THRIVE PHILADELPHIA Message Board Survival books and authors › Free e-book on Trapping

Free e-book on Trapping

A former member
Post #: 11
Thought some of you might enjoy this.

This book contains a massive amount of information on trapping.


Link to the e-book (google books) there is also a pdf version that can be downloaded.

Camp life in the woods and the tricks of trapping and trap making.

Written By: William Hamilton Gibson


Table of Contents:

THE COMMON Box TRAP Two Modes o...103
BOOK V 125
Introductory Remarks Amateur Tr...236
Traps for Large Game 17
Snares or Noose Traps 39
Traps for Feathered Game 65
Miscellaneous Traps 103
Household Traps 125
Steel Traps and the art of Trapp...137
Almost Persuaded to face 154
The Campaign 226
Trappers Miscellany 255
Illustrations xvi
Dead fall for large Animals 18
Explanatory drawing of pieces 19
The Gun Trap 21
The Bow Trap 23
arrangement of parts 24
Section 25
Foot String Bow Trap 26
The Down fall 27
The Bear Trap 29
End piece to Book 1 40
Hedge Nooses 42
The Twitchup 43
Method of Setting 45
No 2 46
No 5 48
The Poachers Snare 49
The Portable Snare 51
30 The Simplest Snare 52
Modification No 2 53
The Box Snare 55
The Double Box Snare 57
The Old fashioned Springle 59
The Improved Springle 60
The Figure Four Ground Snare 61
End piece 62
Initial to Book III 65
The Brick Trap 66
Method of Setting 67
The Coop Trap 68
The Bat fowling Net 71
The Clap Net 72
The Bird Whistle 74
The Trap Cage 76
Diagrams of Cage 77
The Spring Net Trap 81
The Box Owl Trap 88
The Box Bird Trap 90
The Pendent Box Bird Trap 92
The Hawk Trap 93
The Wild Duck Net 94
The Hook Trap 95
The Fools Cap Trap 96
The Limed Twig 98
Hummingbird Trap 99
Initial to Book IV IO3 74 The Co...103
The Figure Four Trap 107
Parts of IoS 79 The Double End...109
So The SelfSetting Trap o 81 The...111
Method No 2 114
The Garotte 115
Arrangement of Setting 117
The Bow Garotte Trap 120
End Piece Maternal advice 121
Initial to Book V 126
The Box Dead Fall 129
The Board Flap 130
The Box Pitfall 132
Diagram of 133
Cage Trap 134
Initial to Book VI 139
Steel Trap No o or Rat Trap 140
Steel Trap No i or Muskrat Trap 141
The Great Bear Tamer Steel Trap 142
Steel Trap No 5 or Small Bear Trap 143
ID The Spring Pole 145
The Grappling Iron 147
IoS The Wolf 159
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