Hauser grew up on the banks of the Minnesota River and was long lining beavers from his bicycle at age 13. The next 30-plus years he has trapped beaver for fur and bounty, from the Canadian border to the cypress swamps of Mississippi, and a bunch of states in between. Ride along with Hauser as he takes you trapping in various habitats including the Beaver Mecca of the Minnesota River. Any animal can easily be trapped in large numbers and Hauser shows you how it’s done. While trapping the lakes, swamps, ponds, creeks and rivers you will learn to handle water fluctuations, steep banks, flat open banks, learn how to plan a longline away from home or out of state, 220’s and footholds on land, the deadly artificial den set, baited, lured, and blind sets. Hauser also introduces you to the new Kressel adjustable conibear stabilizer. Features special guest Tom Ross trapping beaver under the ice, in Northern Minnesota. Lots of footage of beavers working the shorelines, feeding. For the first time in history, cameraman Travis Wachtel captures a beaver on film working a set and getting caught in a 330 conibear. Also included, identifying deer ticks and wood ticks, and fresh snapping turtle trapping footage. Hauser shows you how easy trapping beaver really is using a combination of traps and simple sets. With the price of beaver climbing, NOW is the time to expand your knowledge. If trapping is the driving force in your life, this video is for you. Thirty-plus years of beaver trapping brought to you in FULLTIME BEAVER TRAPPING, catch the beaver fever now.
Approximately 4-1/2 hours. 2 dvd set. Copyright 2006