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Learning to trap hard work

Growing up around Lake of the Woods, I’ve been fortunate to experience nearly all of the outdoor activities available to us around Sunset Country over the years.

I’ve spent many hours fishing, hunting, looking for shed deer and moose antlers, hiking, and camping.

But one activity that I haven’t been exposed to is trapping, which has a long history in our area. In fact, many of the communities across our region originated because of the prosperous fur trade industry centuries ago.

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