Trapping a deer?
The above contraption is a
Clover trap, named after the guy who dreamed it up.
It's basically a frame just
big enough for a deer with heavy nylon meshing stretched on all three
sides and the top. I would imagine some scrap chain link fence material
might also do the job, but make it harder to move.
One of the tricks is to bait
the trap for several days without setting it. This way your deer get
comfortable with walking all the way in. The trap gets triggered when
the deer hit a stretch of fishing line that activates the door.
I know it's not very
sportsman like, but it might be a good way to bring down exploding
population numbers while at the same time providing several people with
some good quality meat.
Image credit goes to the
Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta in