Good books

Discussion in 'Michigan Trapping and Varmint Hunting' started by Andy K, Oct 23, 2006.

  1. Andy K

    Andy K

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    I'm looking to get started trapping. I know absolutely nothing about it other then what I've been reading in some of your posts. I would like to get some books or DVD's so I can really study up on the sport. I live in berrien county and dont know anyone who traps so I dont have anyone to give me hands on training so i really ne some good reading material.

    Thanks,

    Andy K
     
  2. steelhead1

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    Land Sets and Trapping Techniques by Charles Dobbins is an excellent book.
     

  3. mhodnettjr

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    I agree about the land sets and trapping techniques and i also like all of the russ carmen books.

    mike
     
  4. uptracker

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    Canines 2000, Trapline 2000, Beaver 2000, etc.......all by Hal Sullivan.....books and DVD's!
     
  5. Andy K

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    Great thanks a bunch guys. Now where do you get your books? I just did some searches on barnes and nobles and could'nt come up with any of those but did find some on trapping.
     
  6. Andy K

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    Nevermind guys just had to hit up google. I found a bunch of DVD from Sullivan and Dobbins. My GF is gonna love these Saturday night flix. LOL
     
  7. Joe R.

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    Look at the top of the page when you enter this forum. Click on the banner for [email protected] Trading Post. They will have everything you need, and quite a large selection as well.

    Joe
     
  8. Dave Lyons

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    Sorry going to hijack this for a second.

    But Trophy were have you seen this on the trapping forum????? I would like to know please do tell.

    I have meet and even fished with a few members here on the trapping forum and even trapped with one or two. YEah we all know each other here and it has been a blast watching some of these guys really take off and run with trapping.

    And now to add to the post. If you want a book the only book needed in my opinion is "Hoof Beats of a Wolfer" and "Longlining Fox a Decade Later"

    Dave
     
  9. 1-CHANCE

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    I have bought quite a few things from Gander Mt. Books and DVDs. I think a good one is NTA Trapping handbook. It is aimed more towards younger people but has a lot of information. Also check out your local libraries. I found at least 4 books that I have that didn't cost me anything but the price of gas. Check out more than 1 library as they may have different books.
     
  10. mhodnettjr

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    I did the same thing...until i left it in my truck for 210 days ..then it cost 21.00 at .10 / day:chillin:
     
  11. David G Duncan

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    Andy K,

    Welcome to trapping!

    If I only had one place to go to get good information on trapping, it would be to subscribe to the " The Trapper & Predator Caller" publication.

    It is a monthly publication that is litterly jam packed with information on trapping.

    Good Luck on your Trapline!
     
  12. Ross Brown

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    Andy,
    Go to Trapperman.com, Archives are full of great info and links will hook you
    up with lots of sites. This internet provides years of trial & error info in seconds.Great for a new trapper. Good Luck.
    Brownie
     
  13. aquaticsanonymous

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    I am new to trapping, but Trapping North American Furbearers had alot of info in it.
     
  14. elvis

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    just a quick question about these books, i wont have time to just read, but things with pictures and descriptions could be doable while watching a game or race or w/e

    what are most of these books like, wordy or pictures w/ descriptions?
     
  15. uptracker

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    A little of both Elvis, but the words have the good descriptions in it.