Steel Traps is a Market technology that is available starting in the Colonial Age once the previous technology, Hunting Dogs, is researched. It improves the rate at which Food is gathered from hunting by up to 20%. It costs 125 Wood and 125 Coin.

Although useful in early games, the technology becomes less useful as the game progresses due to the scarcity of wildlife. This is where Mills come into the picture as it replaces food from animals.

Market technologies
Blunderbuss | Great Coat | Placer Mines | Gang Saw | Hunting Dogs | Amalgamation | Log Flume | Steel Traps | Circular Saw | Spirit Medicine | Lumber Ceremony | Forest People Ceremony | Forest Spirit Ceremony | Deforestation