Step 6: The Fixed Snare
4. The fixed snare, this small game snare technique is the one I use when I snare, tide to something solid the snare stops the animal from running away and makes finding it easy.
You can make a snare out of almost anything, string wire, or rope. My preference is brass wire, I get my brass wire from picture hanging wire, it is soft enough to bend into the shape I need and strong enough to hold it’s self in place. Brass wire is almost invisible in the bush. That is why these photo were done indoors.
Wrap the end of the snare wire around a sapling or small tree a few times and twist the end around the in coming wire.
At the other end make a loose loop and adjust it over the burrow or small game run.
Remember; mark your snares, check your snares every day, move or adjust them if they are not productive, and forage at the same time.