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An Interview with Russ Carman

By Trap and Trail Staff The Early Years: T&T: Russ what year did you start trapping? RC: I was born in 1942 and started trapping nine years later. I was nine years old when I started, and I caught one muskrat the first year. I had a tremendously quick learning…

Tiskelwah – Chapter 5

Chapter 5 – “A Frightful Trip” By: Shon Mountain Man Butler My name is Ruth and I cannot count the days that I have been walking and carried since my Ma and Pa were killed. My dress is filthy and my hair is tangled and I am sad that my…

Tiskelwah – Chapter 4

Chapter 4 – “A Man Named Butler” By: Shon Mountain Man Butler The giant stood there staring me down. Boggs hurried around me and went into the cave to the cook pot. I could smell some kind of meat boiling over the fire. My stomach was a turning inside out.…

An Interview With Mark and Donna June

By Trap and Trail Staff   It’s Jauary 21, 1979 and the Pittsburgh Steelers have just scored their second touchdown in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XIII against the Dallas Cowboys. This second touchdown comes just nineteen seconds after the last one in this fourth period of Super Bowl…

Yukon Gold Chapter 6 – “Overboard”

by Bill Falkowski Curly made his way sadly back to the canoe. As he started to push the craft out into the current, he looked at his hands that were covered in dirt and his friends dried blood. He stopped and knelt down on the grassy bank to clean himself…

Picking The Right Cable Restraint

By: Bo Brown The thought of finding my first chew out remains etched in my mind. To this rookie trapper, it was devastating to have made all the right choices, all the right moves in order to catch a coyote only to have it chew out. Who would ever think…

Yukon Gold – Chapter 5: Crimson Waters

by Bill Falkowski One thing was for certain. Digger was dead and Curly knew it. Although the body of water that Digger’s body floated in was a big one, somehow the whole river seemed to turn an eerie crimson as Curly fished Digger’s body out of the water. He knew…

Yukon Gold – Chapter 4: Big Shiny

by Bill Falkowski Once Digger was convinced that the man wouldn’t escape, he shuffled as quickly as he could to the cabin. Curly watched as the man squirmed in pain. All of a sudden, Curly heard Digger break out into a string of obscenities he’d never heard the likes of.…