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Pencil Snare

 

For an overview of snares in general, see the Rolling Snare page.

  


Snare constructed by Eric Quesnelle.

A Pencil Snare consists of two sticks pushed vertically into the ground. A stub on each stick facing inward holds the trigger stick in place. A spring stick of some sort is above the whole snare - in this case, the white string leads up to it.

The rounded aspect of the sticks helps to make this snare sensitive, allowing the trigger stick to roll out from under the stubs.