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The Trapper

Date: Sept.-Dec. 1981
Creator: Charles Daigle
Source: Revue de la Société historique du Madawaska
Collaborator(s): Mr. Martin N. Turgeon

Description: This student research project deals with the life of the trapper. We learn about the importance of choosing a good hunting site, the types of traps and snares required and the proper bait for the type of animal being hunted. The techniques and skills of the hunter are described and include the skinning, molding, and drying of the pelt. To conclude, Mr. Ludovic Martin shares with the reader his best years of trapping.

Subject: New Brunswick, History, Madawaska County