Maintain and repair trapping equipment. Patrol trap lines or nets to inspect settings, remove catch, and reset or relocate traps. Obtain required approvals for using poisons or traps, and notify persons in areas where traps and poison are set. Trap and capture quarry dead or alive for identification, relocation, or sale, using baited, scented, or camouflaged traps, snares, cages, or nets. Scrape fat, blubber, or flesh from skin-sides of pelts with knives or hand scrapers. Kill or stun trapped quarry, using clubs, poisons, guns, or drowning methods. Select, bait, and set traps, and lay poison along trails, according to species, size, habits, and environs of birds or animals and reasons for trapping them. Skin quarry, using knives, and stretch pelts on frames to be cured. Travel on foot, or by using vehicles or equipment such as boats, snowmobiles, helicopters, snowshoes, or skis to reach hunting areas. Track animals by checking for signs such as droppings or destruction of vegetation. Pack pelts in containers, load containers onto trucks, and transport pelts to processing plants or to public auctions. Participate in animal damage control, wildlife management, disease control, and research activities. Teach or guide individuals or groups unfamiliar with specific hunting methods or types of prey. Wash and sort pelts according to species, color, and quality. Mix baits for attracting animals. Decide where to set traps, using grid maps and aerial maps of hunting areas.