Yes, fishing is easier than trapping, especially for beginners. But skillfully setting several snares can be like deploying a small army of hunters. Here's how to do it.
There are many different types of traps. Low-tech traps, like natural fiber snares and rock deadfalls, abound in survival lore. Modern trappers can enjoy greater success with cable snares, leg hold traps, body grip traps and cage traps. But for our purposes today, let's concentrate on simple snares.