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MTA Vice President, Duane Schmitz
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Minnesota Trappers Association
Vice-President's Report

Duane "Dewey" Schmitz
63539 340th St.
Wadena, MN 56482
(218) 631-4988

Winter 2019 Report

Hello Everyone!

I’d like to take a moment to welcome and congratulate all of our new directors and co-directors.

January 4, 2020
Minnesota Trappers Association Winter Meeting
Forestview Middle School
12149 Knollwood Drive
Brainerd MN

This year at the Winter Meeting there will be three demos and three kids activities,

Kids Activities
9:00 Brian Fischer Pelt Identifications
9:30 Frank Moser, Building a Coon Carrier
10:00 Dan Collins, Building Weasel Boxes (complete with rat trap)

8:00  Any Schoemaker- Raccoon Dog Proofs
9:00 Tom Schmoll – Muskrats under the ice
10:00 Dale Jindra – Beaver under the ice

The DNR will be tagging fur, so bring any bobcat or otter you have caught thus far.

Contact Dewey Schmitz at (218)639-9311, dtax39@yahoo.com for more information. Dealers and Fur Buyers are welcome at no charge.

January 4, 2020
Legal Defense Banquet
Brainerd American Legion
708 Front Street
Brainerd, MN

To purchase tickets, contact Chris Holm at (218)831-7878.  For all other information or to make a donation, contact Dale Jindra at (219)821-1236.

Our website and magazine editors are always looking for trapping related photos. If you have some photos you would like to be considered, please send them to Cat Hanson via email at mntrapeditor@gmail.com  and Carol Thaemert at mntrapweb@gmail.com

This is our third year for the Sustaining Donor Program.  The proceeds this year will go towards promotions and marketing of the MTA and trapping in general. Please consider making a donation by contacting Top Lot Stretcher Company at (507)360-6935 for a commemorative patch.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 218-639-9311.
Take a kid trapping, Dewey

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