Midwinter Trapper’s Workshop – Saturday February 4, 2017 – Hermansville
Especially for beginning trappers but valuable to all. Trapping demos, usually on mink, muskrat, raccoon and weasel. Fur-handling demo by professional fur-handler, Richard Clark from Coleman Wisconsin. All day event with food available for purchase so everyone can spend the entire day. Younger kids receive weasel boxes and other free trapping related items.
Annual Convention and Outdoor Expo – Friday and Saturday, June 30 & July 1, 2017 – U.P. State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Big two-day event. Three buildings full of trapping supply dealers and other vendors. Nationally famous trappers and predator callers doing demos on trapping and calling methods and professional fur-handlers from two international fur auctions showing us how to properly handle fur to get the best prices. Thousands of trappers wandering the grounds (even some professional, full-time trappers) many of whom will answer your trapping questions!
59th Annual National Trapper’s Association Convention and Outdoor Show – July 26-28, 2018 – U.P. State Fairgrounds, Escanaba, Michigan
This annual convention moves all over the Midwest and beyond. It takes a lot of work to get it here and even more work to make it happen. It takes hundreds of volunteers to pull it off. But it is so worth it!!! There is no other trapping convention in the world that compares!!! It is like the U.P. Trapper’s Association annual convention – only bigger, better, with much more to see, do, and learn. Three solid days of learning! Ten buildings full of vendors. Demos by nationally known trappers, on the hour – nearly EVERY HOUR – for three days. Many events for kids. Even competitions only for the ladies! First time attendees of these conventions are “blown away” by the scope and depth of this full immersion into trapping. Come join us for lots of fun and learning!