Fresh snow really hides these snowshoe hare (or varying hare) See if you can spot the live hare! You should be able to spot it now! They rely on their camouflage to protect them from danger. Look for the black eye of the animal! See it yet? Right there! Try to sneak up and catch it! Gone! I’m setting up a traditional snare made from thin wire. The small stick helps direct it’s head through the loop. The loop will tighten around it’s head and cut off blood flow. It’s important to set these perfectly. Setting multiple snares increases chances of success. Whitetail deer track. This hare smells the snare and walks around it. Checking traps next day. Lots of fresh tracks! A successful day! Cleaning the hare by pulling off the fur. The skin is very thin and tears easily. Washing the hair off in the spring fed creek. Snowshoe hare have hardly any body fat, very lean meat. My son joined me for dinner! Cutting dead hardwood to make a warm fire! Yellow birch bark lights up easily as tinder. We have to make very big fires as the wood is often very wet because of the snow. Making a kebob with the heart and liver. The heart is pretty chewy! Drying the meat so I can sear it on all sides to keep it juicy. Very healthy and 100% natural meal! Thumbs up, means it is good!