Trapping and skinning are not spectator events
June 21, 2002
The next time someone invites you to an animal skinning, take my advice: Don't bring your eyes.
Or, for that matter, your nose and perhaps not even your ears.
In fact, just leave all of your senses at home where they're safe.
Thank me now. I wish someone would have offered me these little nuggets before I attended the Youth Trappers Camp last weekend at Beaver Creek Park.
I wish someone was that kind.
Here's the scene.
I went with Luke, our photographer. I wasn't sure what to expect.
We turned onto Mooney's Coulee.
Dozens of kids milled around, most of them not even old enough to see "Gooni...