When it comes to observing the typical season for trapping, one old mountain-man adage still holds true. You’re supposed to only trap during months that have an “R in the name.” This makes a lot of sense if you think about it. The months that don’t have the letter “R” in their name (May through August) are all of the warmer months, a time when deceased animals will spoil very quickly. However, you may not have the luxury of colder weather or the legal trapping season if you’re trapping in a survival situation. If you have to trap for food out of season, here are three things to keep in mind when trapping in warmer weather.