If your hunting land is overrun with predators that wreak havoc during fawning and nesting seasons, trapping could be the answer to your problem. Dr. Grant Woods, biologist, traps roughly 50 predators annually on his farm and, on the latest episode of Growing Deer TV, says,

“Whether you plan to use trapping to reduce the predator population or to gain a few pelts for your collection, remember fur is now and always will be a renewable resource. Our nation’s founders used it to provide an income for their families.”

Woods traps predators including coyotes, bobcats, racoons and possums, and ensures viewers that, though it may seem like a large number, the predator population regenerates yearly and continues the need for predator control.

Woods also explains how minerals can improve your deer herd while helping wild turkeys and other wildlife, and test shoots his new G5 Prime bow in anticipation of bowhunting season.

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Shannon Rikard
Shannon Rikard is a freelance writer and photographer with a passion for conservation and wedding and portrait photography. The Archery Trade Association and National Wild Turkey Federation have published her work. A self-professed word geek, she enjoys Wheel of Fortune, crossword puzzles, and finding a dynamite synonym to illustrate any point. After starting her career in public relations with a national conservation organization, she ventured out on her own with Copper Door Studios.