Low fur prices are taking their toll on trappers who trap semi-full time. Saskatchewan trapper Ryan Demchynski has been a sseasonal pro trapper for four years, but the low prices are forcing him to go back to trucking. Full story here.
Meanwhile, most of us in the Lower 48 are dealing with even lower prices, making it tough to even cover the gas bills. Here’s a local news story on Ohio trappers and the impacts of low fur prices.
Canada lynx are a common topic discussed in the Maine trapping community. This article sheds some light on lynx in Maine.
Looking for an escape from the depressing fur market news? Here’s a reprint of an old story about New England mountain man Jack Allen. A mink pelt could buy a lot back then, but those old timers certainly had it tough!