Required trapping class in Minnesota helps young trappers learn proper, ethical techniques
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Lucas Moen wanted to start trapping with his buddy, Ethan Barth, but there was a catch.
First, Moen, 16, needed to buy a trapping license. But to buy a license, he had to complete a certified youth trapper education course to learn proper techniques and ethics in the field.
Call it the trapping equivalent of a Catch-22.
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