How to Collect and Save Squirrel Tails
Are you an outdoor enthusiast and want to learn how to collect and save squirrel tails? Then read this article! You’ll learn about Mepps’ Squirrel Tail Program, Sheldons’ Inc., and the Mepps’ Squirrel Tail Dry Preserve Program. You can also learn about the Mepps’ Squirrel Tail Dry Preserve Program, which rewards outdoor enthusiasts by letting them sell their collected squirrel tails.
Mepps Squirrel Tail Program
If you’ve ever killed a squirrel for its tail, you may have wondered what to do with it. Mepps has been purchasing squirrel tails for decades and pays hunters cash for them. It’s a good deal for hunters and they will get double the value for their tails! The company will even double the cash value if you decide to trade your tails for Mepps lures.
The company is an Antigo, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Sheldon’s Inc. that uses the hair from squirrel tails to make hooks. It’s been recycling squirrel tails for over 50 years and has recycled nearly 8 million since the mid-1960s. They can then continue their good work. If you’d like to contribute to the Mepps Squirrel Tail Program, visit their website today.
Sheldons’ Inc. collects and saves squirrel tails to create bait for hunters. In the past, hunters used every part of a squirrel, including its tail, for food, tools, and clothing. Now, they use these tails for bait and lures. In fact, the company sells its own spinner, made from squirrel hair. It uses tail hair from table squirrels only.
The company is headquartered in Antigo, Wisconsin, and sells recycled tails as Mepps spinners. The company has been collecting and recycling tails for more than 50 years, collecting nearly eight million since the mid-1960s. Some hunters use the tails to hone their hunting skills or to sell as table fare. Other hunters use them for leisure activities, such as spinning and making spinners.
The company does not promote or encourage the taking of squirrels for their tails. Western gray squirrel tails are illegal in California and Oregon. They only accept red or fox squirrel tails. You can find Mepps near the end of the street. If you want to sell your squirrel tails, make sure you have the right paperwork ready. Ensure that you include your name, e-mail address, and how many tails you have. You can also indicate whether you would like to sell them for cash or offer to exchange them for lures.
Salt and borax dry preserve for squirrel tails
Curious about making a salted and preserved squirrel tail? There are many ways to do this! Some people use the tails as decorations while others make fishing flies. In any case, you can turn the tails into a lucrative hobby or a profitable business by preserving them. Read on to learn how to preserve squirrel tails, and enjoy the benefits! Here are some ideas:
To prepare a salted and preserved squirrel tail, gather the tail and place it in a warm, dry place. Let the tail dry for seven to 10 days. Do not remove it until it dries completely, and don’t eat it! You may want to eat it as soon as it’s dry. Salt and borax dry preserve can cause shrinking of the tail, but they are still more durable.
Mepps Lure Co.
Thousands of people collect and recycle squirrel tails for a variety of uses, including lures, animal bedding and cosmetics. In fact, Mepps collects and saves eight million tails every year, more than any other company in the country. Their program is free to participate in, and they can pay up to 26 cents for a single tail. You can even double the value of your cash with the purchase of one of their lures.
Mepps Lure Co. collects and preserves squirrel tails and sells these products to anglers and other consumers. The company’s aglia vintage and AGLIA long lures are rare and unique. Their products are shipped free of charge within the U.S. and come with a 14-day money-back guarantee. If you buy Mepps lures, you’ll be happy with the quality of the products. They offer a 14-day return policy for lures that don’t catch fish.
Jessica Watson is a PHD holder from the University of Washington. She studied behavior and interaction between squirrels and has presented her research in several wildlife conferences including TWS Annual Conference in Winnipeg.