Man Snared While Hiking

Jan. 21, 2014 Phone call Also email I was snared by the foot Jan. 19, 2014. I also saw three other snares right on the trail. And I saw three traps about 50 feet from a well-used local trail.On Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, I was walking with my son on a trail near the...

Hiker Snared by Ankle

April 22, 2012 personal conversation Snare trap. Barely visible My wife and I were hiking in Spanish Springs, in Griffith Canyon, along the canyon floor, in early March, 2012. We entered the canyon at its NW end, just E of El Molino. After a bit, the...

Traps in High Use Areas

Reno Gazette Journal Letter to the Editor Dec. 5, 2011 I wish to address the use of leg-hold traps used on public lands near housing developments. This past Sunday, my dog was caught in one in an area where we walk frequently close to home. In trying to remove the...

Kaiser Trapped Near Lemmon Valley

I was running Kaiser January 2, 2011 (German short hair pointer) in an area that I have run dogs for the past 30 years.  He chased a rabbit up and over a hill and that’s where he was snared.  I was able to find him by his whimpers and by my other dog...