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Minnesota State Trapper Convention 2019 –Aug. 1 to 3, Redwood Falls MN
Beginner Trapper Connection
*Designed for kids, youth and any age beginner!  
*2019 theme “3 days on the trapline”
Thursday:
             

1)  Water animal pelts (1:00-2:00)
-showing targeted animals
-talk about habitat
Jon Longfellow
1-role fluorescent flagging
Sponsor Cumberland Trappers Supply
      
2) Equipment/water setting (2:00-3:00)
-traps/anchoring                                            
-visit a vendor’s booth
-types of set for water            
Dan Greenwald
1- 4oz bottle salmon oil
Sponsor Top Lot Stretchers

3) Shopping water supplies (3:00-4:00)
-visit vendors booth
-equipment needed
Mitchell Moser & dad
1 dozen rivets
Sponsor Minnesota Trapline Products  

Friday:
4)  Visit land demo (10:00-11:00)     
-how to dispatch a skunk
-essences and usage
Shannon Cohrs
1 tail puller
Sponsor –Lyons Enterprises

5)  Land animal pelts (11:00-12:00)
-showing targeted land animals
-talk about habitat  
Brian Fischer  
1 grooming brush
Sponsor Schmitt Enterprises Inc.

6)  Setting a ground trap (12:00-1:00)
-setting and burying a trap
-equipment and tools                        
Amber McElmury
1-DVD Coyote Trapping 101
Sponsor Fischer Predator Control

7)  Weasel box construction (1:00-2:00)
-showing targeted animals                           
-talk about habitat                                              
Jon Longfellow
1-role fluorescent flagging
Sponsor Cumberland Trappers Supply

8)  Canine trap shopping (2:00-3:00)
-visit a vendor’s booth
-trap sizes and differences             
Jon Longfellow
1-8oz bottle of lure
Sponsor –Reuwsaat Baits & Lures

9)  Skin a raccoon (3:00-4:00)
-tools needed
-fur preparation
Dan Greenwald
1-4 oz bottle of lure of choice
Mark Steck

Saturday:
10)  Muskrat handling (9:00:10:00)
-skinning and fleshing
-putting them on a brd         
Bryce Moser & dad
12-push pins
Sponsor Beaver Creek Trap&Fur LLC

11)  Ethics (10:00-11:00)
-permission           
-tagging ect
Tom Marks  
1 pc tail zipper
Sponsor Schmitt Enterprises Inc.

12)  Build muskrat float (11:00-12:00)
-materials needed
-kids to build float                               
Emma Altmann and dad1 muskrat stretcher
Sponsor Top Lot Stretchers


13)  Membership Meeting (1:00-2:30)






14)  Visit water demo (2:30-3:30)
-otter knowledge
-sets and equipment
Cade Thibodeaux
1 dozen S-hooks
Sponsor Minnesota Trapline Products

15)  Visit water demo 3:30-4:30
-beaver skinning
-tools of the trade
Dale Jindra1 dozen spring hooks
Sponsor Cumberland Trappers Supply
     
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