I am very honored to become the new editor of Trapper’s World magazine. Although this is a new position I am no stranger to the magazine. It all started when I picked up a free copy of the magazine in 2002 at the Maryland Fur Trappers convention. The magazine was full of great articles and I subscribed right away.
In the 1940’s a Virginia trapper named Clayton Gates published a magazine called, Trapper’s World. After a few years the magazine folded. Clayton Gates’ Trapper’s World left a mark on our industry. Gates had a great staff of writers including Bill Nelson, John Ehn, James Mast, Herb Lenon, E.J. Dailey, and the list goes on. […]