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Minnesota trappers see boom year as fur prices rise

Published 02/17/2013, MPR.org/100.5 FM

Joe Edminster leans over the fleshy side of a 3-foot-long beaver skin in his garage north of Grand Rapids. The 66-year-old power company retiree uses a long and very sharp knife to trim away a thin layer of meat and fat from the fur pelt.

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