The Call of the Wilderness: A Trapper’s Tale

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iUniverse #ad - To survive, he needed to call upon all his knowledge because the closest point of civilization was more than twenty miles away. Winter would start in just a week, and there was a camp to build, traps to set, and food and furs to collect. Dave vander meer was just eighteen years old when he set out on his own to explore the northern wilderness of Ontario.

. He had the chance to walk the trails and paddle the lakes as he experienced the excitement of eluding several brushes with death. It was more work than you expected. Now, years later, he still looks back upon his time as a teenager in the woods with wonder. Jump into a dream and experience the beauty, danger, and excitement that a trapper enjoys during his daily routines in The Call of the Wilderness.

The Call of the Wilderness: A Trapper's Tale #ad - Author's note: thank you to Caitlyn Vander Meer for the great job of editing this book. I guess my ninth grade grammar was misplaced somewhere over the last thirty-eight years.

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A Man to Match the Mountains: 70 Years of Trapping

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - A Man to Match the Mountains: 70 Years of Trapping #ad - This collection of his stories also features accounts by his wife, Bobby Negus, who accompanied him on many of his trapping adventures. He wrote accounts of his trapping experiences from childhood days in North Dakota to wilderness adventures in the Oregon Cascades and encounters with coyotes and bobcats in Arizona and Eastern Oregon.

. Wayne negus, an honorary member in the National Trappers' Hall of Fame, was a master story teller.

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North to Slave Lake

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Trafford Publishing #ad - A 76 year old man tells his life story from when he was a young boy thrust into the unknown wilderness of northern Alberta. He describes in vivid detail as a hunter and trapper, an affinity to the bush and the living he harvested from it.

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Tales of Trails in the Far North: An Alaskan Trapper's Journey

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102nd Place LLC #ad - He married a girl from eagle village on the Yukon River and together they raised a family, moving from cabin to cabin hunting and trapping on the trapline. This book is a precious record of a way of life that is gone forever. When mike first arrived in alaska he didn’t know much about wilderness living, and quickly learned not merely to survive, but he kept his eyes and ears open, listened when the Indians and old-timers spoke, but thrive.

These are their stories as much as his. Mike’s adventures are written so clearly you’ll feel like you’ve lived those years in Alaska and had those adventures on the trapline yourself. A straightforward telling of life in the frontier from 1968 to 1989, Mike takes us through his trials and errors in learning to survive in a wilderness that can be both beautiful and brutal, with temperatures as low as 60 below and summers only three months long.

Tales of Trails in the Far North: An Alaskan Trapper's Journey #ad - Tales of trails in the far north is a compilation of the time Mike Potts was blessed to follow his vision of the “free” life in the far north – Alaska. But above all, you’ll understand one man’s love for Alaska and the faith in God it would come to give him.

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My Life In The Wilderness: An Alaskan's Story

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My Life In The Wilderness: An Alaskan's Story #ad - To go into the wilderness, build a strong and warm log cabin with my own two hands, and hunt for my food. They did, however, produce in him a strong desire to experience such a life for himself. Trap fur bearing animals to sell to the fur buyers for money to buy the things I couldn't produce myself, cut the firewood I would need to cook my food and to keep me warm through the long cold winters of the 'North Country, get my water from the creek, ' could I do something like that?" This is his story.

Robert hilliker was born in the southern lower Peninsula of Michigan, in the late 1920's, just before the Great Depression of 1929 and the 1930's. In the following years, almost every decision he made was in accordance with an "inner compass" which pointed steadily to the Northwest. As a young boy, jim bowie, the tales of daniel boone, and the stories of the Mountain Men who roamed the great Rocky Mountains in search of beaver struck a chord deep down inside that he could neither understand nor explain.

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North to Cree Lake

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Fifth House Publishers #ad - Karras lived in indian head, Saskatchewan, with his wife and two sons, and wrote one other non-fiction book. The writing of north to Cree Lake occupied his thoughts for many years. The young men embrace the challenges of travelling in the North, and not only survive, but thrive. North to cree lake is full of fascinating details about everyday life in the North - what they ate, how they travelled, how to prepare moose nose - and offers insights into the men who chose to live in such an isolated and perilous region.

Karras wrote north to cree lake many years after he left northern Saskatchewan, but the clarity of his memories is remarkable, as is his deep love of the North. A farmer's assistant for $2 a day, and ultimately a school administrator, a grain buyer, Arthur Karras no longer hunted when he returned to civilization but continued to fish.

North to Cree Lake #ad - The onset of the great depression meant there were few opportunities for young men on the prairies, so the pair decided to pursue their dream of trapping in the North. This is a vividly recounted tale of life in the northern Saskatchewanwilderness, land of mystery and deep silences" only accessible by canoe in summer, by dog team in winter, "the old North, or by aircraft.

Originally published in 1970, north to Cree Lake is the true story of two brothers who embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

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The Final Frontiersman: Heimo Korth and His Family, Alone in Alaska's Arctic Wilderness

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Atria Books #ad - Now, more than three decades later, the dangers of swollen rivers, Heimo lives with his wife and two daughters approximately 200 miles from civilization—a sustainable, nomadic life bounded by the migrating caribou, and by the very exigencies of daily existence. The final frontiersman heimo Korth and His Family Alone in Alaska s Arctic Wilderness.

Originally from wisconsin, Heimo traveled to the Arctic wilderness in his feverous twenties. In the final frontiersman, heimo’s cousin James Campbell chronicles the Korth family’s amazing experience, their adventures, and the tragedy that continues to shape their lives. With a deft voice and in spectacular, at times unimaginable detail, Campbell invites us into Heimo’s heartland and home.

The inspiration for the last alaskans—the eight-part documentary series on the discovery channel! called “one of the greatest life-or-death-tales ever told” Esquire, intimate profile that stands up well beside Krakauer’s classic Into the Wild, James Campbell’s inimitable insider account of a family’s nomadic life in the unshaped Arctic wilderness “is an icily gripping, and it stands too, as a kind of testament to the rough beauty of improbably wild dreams” Men’s Journal.

Hundreds of hardy people have tried to carve a living in the Alaskan bush, but few have succeeded as consistently as Heimo Korth. The korths wait patiently for a small plane to deliver their provisions, listen to distant chatter on the radio, and go sledding at 44° below zero—all the while cultivating the hard-learned survival skills that stand between them and a terrible fate.

The Final Frontiersman: Heimo Korth and His Family, Alone in Alaska's Arctic Wilderness #ad - Awe-inspiring and memorable, at least, apart from the herd, and alone in a stunning wilderness that for now, The Final Frontiersman reads like a rustic version of the American Dream and reveals for the first time a life undreamed by most of us: amid encroaching environmental pressures, remains the final frontier.

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Trapping the Boundary Waters: A Tenderfoot in the Border Country, 1919-1920 Midwest Reflections

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Minnesota Historical Society Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. His how-to descriptions of trapping beaver, mink, and other game are unsurpassed in their detail. Cook also found his way into the border community of ojibwe and mixed-blood families and a motley assortment of mysterious travelers, and loners, game wardens, including trapper Bill Berglund who "adopted" Cook until the tenderfoot's eagerness to harvest pelts came between them.

Cook's adventure climaxed in a 700-mile expedition by dogsled north into Canada, where he reached the limits of his endurance—and just barely lived to tell the tale. For anyone who loves the boundary waters or wonders what this rugged region was like not so long ago, Cook's story reveals a world still ruled by nature but on the brink of change.

Trapping the Boundary Waters: A Tenderfoot in the Border Country, 1919-1920 Midwest Reflections #ad - Soon abandoned by his comfort-loving companion, the restless World War I veteran spent an enlightening year learning—often the hard way—how to paddle and sail on windy lakes, bake "rough delicacies" in a reflector oven, hunt and fish for food, and build winter-proof shelters. On may 4, 1919, charlie cook set off for a year of adventure in the Minnesota-Ontario Boundary Waters.

The final frontiersman heimo Korth and His Family Alone in Alaska s Arctic Wilderness.

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Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper: Experiences and Observations Classic Survivalist Books - Hunting and Trapping

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - One of harding's Pleasure & Profit Books. May that desire be fulfilled is the earnest wish of the H-T-T as well as thousands of our readers, who have read the writings of this kind-hearted and wide experienced hunter and trapper, as they have been penned from his home near the Allegheny Mountains. A collection of real life outdoor stories based on the experiences of the author, Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock.

. N. N. The book also includes practical information on building cabins, staying warm, tracking game, skinning, finding bee hives, camp fires and cooking, building deadfalls, using baits, trap sets, stretching and drying fur, and types of guns and ammunition. The articles are also written in a style that impresses all of their truthfulness, but, so written that they are very interesting.

Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper: Experiences and Observations Classic Survivalist Books - Hunting and Trapping #ad - Much information is also contained in the writings of Mr. Woodcock. Most of E. Some of the happenings are repeated and all dates may not be correct, for be it remembered that Mr. It is doubtful if he kept all copies of H-T-T, therefore was not sure if such and such incidents had been written before. Those of our readers who have read his articles will be glad of this opportunity to get his writings in book form, while those that have only read a few of his more recent articles will be pleased to secure all.

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Call of the Wild

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Hodder & Stoughton #ad - But he dreamed of escaping it all to live alone in one of the wildest, most remote places on earth - Alaska. Guy grieve's life was going nowhere - trapped in a job he hated, commuting 2, 000 miles a month and up to his neck in debt. The final frontiersman heimo Korth and His Family Alone in Alaska s Arctic Wilderness.

Used book in Good Condition. Hodder Stoughton. Suddenly guy was thrown into one of the harshest environments in the world, miles from the nearest human being and armed with only the most basic equipment. And just when he'd given up hope, the dream came true. And he soon found - whether building a log cabin from scratch, hunting, ice fishing or of course dodging bears in the buff - that life in the wilderness was anything but easy.

Call of the Wild #ad - . Part ray mears, part bill bryson, call of the wild is the gripping story of how a mild-mannered commuter struggled with the elements - and himself - and eventually learned the ways of the wild.

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F&T Fur Harvester's Trading Post Custom Stamped Copper Trap Tags 100 Pack

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QSR Outdoor Products, Inc. #ad - All letters will be upper case. The final frontiersman heimo Korth and His Family Alone in Alaska s Arctic Wilderness. Tags are 2 5/16" x 1/2" and are machine stamped on heavy copper. Some states require only your trapper id number. Many states require trappers to have their name and address on each trap. Hodder Stoughton.

Please check with your state regulation book. Made in the U. S. A. Customize your tags by selecting the "Customize Now" button. Used book in Good Condition. These tags can accommodate three lines with 20 characters in each line. Blank spaces count as characters. Tags have rounded edges and one hole on the left side. Tags can accomodate 20 characters on each line, including spaces Letters are UPPER CASE.

F&T Fur Harvester's Trading Post Custom Stamped Copper Trap Tags 100 Pack #ad - These custom stamped Copper Trap Tags are machine stamped on heavy copper. They have rounded end edges and one hole on the left side.

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