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* ''Literature/TheHardyBoys'':
** "Carribou" Caron from ''The Viking Symbol Mystery'' is a Canadian trapper who stumbled across some viking artifacts out in the woods, was robbed of the money he got selling them to an anthropologist and teams up with the brothers to go after the thieves.
** Both Peter (the brothers host and a friends uncle) and his rival Willy Ekus in ''The Alaskan Adventure.''

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* In Aleksis Kivi's ''Literature/SevenBrothers'', this is how the brothers live during the most of their isolation years in Impivaara.


Expect to see a successful Hunter Trapper [[NemeanSkinning garbed in the skins and furs of his prey]], with the more ostentatious ones perhaps wearing claws and teeth as decorations. Many of these characters are TheStoic, uncomfortable with civilized society's demands for emotional involvement, but a few are {{Boisterous Bruiser}}s instead, especially if they're {{Sidekick}}s. If it's a period RomanceNovel, one might serve as the male LoveInterest (though being "tamed" by the heroine is inevitable in this case.)

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Expect to see a successful Hunter Trapper [[NemeanSkinning garbed in the skins and furs of his prey]], with the more ostentatious ones perhaps wearing claws and teeth as decorations. He's also likely to have [[BadassBeard an impressive beard]], [[WildHair possibly unkempt]]. Many of these characters are TheStoic, uncomfortable with civilized society's demands for emotional involvement, but a few are {{Boisterous Bruiser}}s instead, especially if they're {{Sidekick}}s. If it's a period RomanceNovel, one might serve as the male LoveInterest (though being "tamed" by the heroine is inevitable in this case.)

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* In ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'', Bruce compares himself to the old Hunter Trappers while he's [[spoiler: preparing to hunt Superman]], reminding Alfred that the first Waynes in the United States made their money as this.


The French-Canadian version of this character is the ''Voyageur'', actually rivermen who worked for the fur companies, but who did hunting and trapping on the side.

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The French-Canadian version of this character is the ''Voyageur'', or ''Coureur des Bois'' (literally "Runner of the woods"), actually rivermen who worked for the fur companies, but who did hunting and trapping on the side.

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* In the ''Series/WynonnaEarp'' episode "When You Call My Name" the MonsterOfTheWeek is an [[TheUndead undead]] Hunter Trapper.

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Often overlaps with ThePioneer; can turn into the MountainMan if he decides to stay outside civilization permanently. May also qualify as a type of IntrepidMerchant, especially if he puts himself at high risk to gather pelts from dangerous animals because of the even higher chance of profit. Contrast the EvilPoacher; compare and contrast the RoguishPoacher. Compare to GreatWhiteHunter, who may well have the HunterTrapper background.

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Often overlaps with ThePioneer; can turn into the MountainMan if he decides to stay outside civilization permanently. May also qualify as a type of IntrepidMerchant, especially if he puts himself at high risk to gather pelts from dangerous animals because of the even higher chance of profit.

Subtrope of ClassicalHunter.
Contrast the EvilPoacher; compare and contrast the RoguishPoacher. Compare to GreatWhiteHunter, who may well have the HunterTrapper background.


* The ''American Conquest'' series also features them as playable units.

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* The ''American Conquest'' ''VideoGame/AmericanConquest'' series also features them as playable units.


* In ''Literature/NorthernExposure'' minor character Walt is a seventy-something trapper who lives in the woods for most of the year, just coming into town to drop off his skins and for supplies. He eventually becomes general store owner Ruth-Anne's love interest.
* In the Literature/GauntsGhosts series, Scout Sergeant Mkoll was one of these before he joined the Guard. He fits the stoic, outdoor-oriented stereotype, although he evidently used to have a family he cared for deeply.

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* In ''Literature/NorthernExposure'' minor character Walt is a seventy-something trapper who lives in the woods for most of the year, just coming into town to drop off his skins and for supplies. He eventually becomes general store owner Ruth-Anne's love interest.
* In the Literature/GauntsGhosts ''Literature/GauntsGhosts'' series, Scout Sergeant Mkoll was one of these before he joined the Guard. He fits the stoic, outdoor-oriented stereotype, although he evidently used to have a family he cared for deeply.



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* In ''Series/NorthernExposure'' minor character Walt is a seventy-something trapper who lives in the woods for most of the year, just coming into town to drop off his skins and for supplies. He eventually becomes general store owner Ruth-Anne's love interest.


* ''Sid Meier's VideoGame/{{Colonization}}'' has the Fur Trapper colonist occupation, to [[CaptainObvious produce fur]] for your colony on forest squares. "Game" bonus is applied to both furs and food production on the square.

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* ''Sid Meier's VideoGame/{{Colonization}}'' has the Fur Trapper colonist occupation, to [[CaptainObvious produce fur]] fur for your colony on forest squares. "Game" bonus is applied to both furs and food production on the square.

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* Like its predecessor, ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption2'' will see Arthur relying heavily on hunting to bring in money and crafting ingredients. There's also an NPC called The Trapper, who buys skins and meat and, if you bring him the right materials, can make unique outfits for you.

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* H'aanit, one of the protagonists of ''VideoGame/OctopathTraveler'' comes from a village of hunters and trappers. That said, she and her neighbors live by a code of only taking what they need from the forest, and men or animals who kill needlessly are her BerserkButton.


* William "UsefulNotes/BuffaloBill" Cody was less on the trapping side, but quickly parlayed his fame as a hunter into a career in entertainment.

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* William "UsefulNotes/BuffaloBill" "Creator/BuffaloBill" Cody was less on the trapping side, but quickly parlayed his fame as a hunter into a career in entertainment.


* William "Buffalo Bill" Cody was less on the trapping side, but quickly parlayed his fame as a hunter into a career in entertainment.

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* William "Buffalo Bill" "UsefulNotes/BuffaloBill" Cody was less on the trapping side, but quickly parlayed his fame as a hunter into a career in entertainment.

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