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#5852530 - 03/21/17 01:06 AM Cabin locations
lots of mink Offline

Registered: 07/03/10
Posts: 948
Loc: saskatchewan/canada
In sub arctic forest where are trappers cabins usually located? Near water would be a guess but what other criteria did the old trappers use when picking locations to build?

#5852535 - 03/21/17 01:29 AM Re: Cabin locations [Re: lots of mink]
Boco Offline

Registered: 08/08/11
Posts: 10917
Loc: james bay frontierOnt.
I like a cabin on a medium size river.

#5852558 - 03/21/17 05:34 AM Re: Cabin locations [Re: lots of mink]
Sonny N Offline

Registered: 11/25/15
Posts: 189
Loc: Nuiqsut alaska
Mine is going to be built by a medium sized river. near a lake with fish and good Caribou hunting grounds. Has a batch of willows near with lots of ptarmigan year round. Sometimes has rabbit when the numbers are high.

#5852722 - 03/21/17 09:13 AM Re: Cabin locations [Re: lots of mink]
bhugo Offline

Registered: 05/08/07
Posts: 443
Loc: Flint, Michigan
Close to good firewood. Open to south sun. High enough not to flood in spring.
Member MTPCA and NTA

#5854770 - Yesterday at 01:20 PM Re: Cabin locations [Re: lots of mink]
Northof50 Offline

Registered: 12/20/08
Posts: 1403
Loc: Manitoba
Fall caribou migration route.
Esker close to deep water, because, harvested animals would be sunk in the fall and pulled out when needed.