THIS MASTER TRAPPER
BOOK IS PERSONALLY SIGNED BY TOM MIRANDA.
Dive into the history and reflections of some of the most
influential trappers of all time. Join well known outdoorsman Tom Miranda as he
tells the stories of the Master Trappers. The book begins in the infancy of
North America's exploration and chronicles the men who build the trapping industry
from the native trappers to French Traders and weaving a history thru the
mountain men, pioneer trappers, cottage industry trappers and so much more.
Learn the evolution of trapping technique and theory along with detailed
biographies of many of the most productive and innovative trappers in history.
The knowledge and history included in this book is mind boggling.
To give you an idea of the magnitude of materials in this
book, here's a short list of the biographies, methods and trappers included:
Hudson's Bay Company, Hugh Glass, Jedediah Smith, Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, John
Johnson, Sewell Newhouse, The Fur Companies, A.R. Harding, E.J. Dailey, Raymond
Thompson, Walter Arnold, Dick Wood, O.L.Butcher, Bill Nelson, Curtis Grigg, Bud
Hall, Herb Lenon, Stanley Hawbaker, Pete Rickard, Garold Weiland, Pete &
Ron Leggett, Johnny Thorpe, Craig O'Gorman, Ray Milligan, Slim Pedersen, Major
Boddicker, Charles Dobbins, Ken Smythe, Tom Krause, Pete Askins, Odon Corr,
Russ Carman, Tim Caven, Paul Grimshaw, Keith Winkler, Oscar Cronk, Neil Olson,
Mark June, Wayne Negus, Brandon Johnson, Jim Spencer, Kyle Kaatz, Bernie
Barringer, Don Powell, James Lord, Paul Trepus, Scott Welch, Tom Parr, Tracy
Truman, Mark Zagger and many, many others.
Artfully woven through the text is a detailed biography of
Tom Miranda From his schoolboy trapline days to flying his South Dakota
long-line and subsequent rise to ESPN Outdoor TV fame and bow hunting career.
Also included is the business of trapping, trapping locations, sets, catches,
end of the line photos, much never before in print. Master Trappers may be the
most comprehensive trapping book written in the last fifty years.
• 400 pages
• 650 color photos and illustrations
• Biographies of the top historical trappers of all time.
Includes many illustrations and cover art by Trapper and
Fur-Fish-Game artist Joe Goodman