Convention 

Post Office Box 305
Oregon, WI  53575-0305
Tel (888) 601-TRAP (8727)

Wisconsin Trappers' Association, Inc.

Schmitt Enterprises

WISCONSIN TRAPPERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC.
FALL CONVENTION


WISCONSIN TRAPPERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC.
55th ANNUAL FALL CONVENTION

MARSHFIELD, WI - CENTRAL WISCONSIN STATE FAIRGROUNDS

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER  7th and SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th, 2018

ADMISSION FEE: ADULTS $10 (GOOD BOTH DAYS)

KIDS 12 AND UNDER FREE

 CAMPING FEES: ELECTRIC $20 PER NIGHT

 PRIMITIVE $5 PER NIGHT

 INSIDE VENDOR FEE: $50 PER BOOTH

TAILGATERS: $40 PER SPACE

THURSDAY 9/6 DEALER SET-UP DAY

 SUNDAY 9/9   Volunteer CLEANUP DAY


CONTACT: PAM MATHER, CONVENTION COORDINATOR

PHONE: (608)835-7561 • EMAIL:  wta.convention@frontier.com


Friday September 7, 2018
8 AM Bryce Larson- WI Muskrats 
9 AM Mike Volkers- ILL Dry land coon trapping in farm county
10 AM Casey Carr-MI F & T Fall coyotes transitioning into winter and Q&A on trapping in general
11 AM Chris Hamerla-WI What’s this trapping all about? Gear, habitat, environment and people.
12 PM Lee Sillars- WI What to look for in buying used traps and traps for different species.
1 PM Mike Kortenhof-WI Beaver trapping
2 PM- Larry Boettcher- WI Mink trapping A to Z
3 PM Dan Carroll-WI cable restraints
4 PM Nathan Roberts- WI Current WI fur bearer research (including southern bobcat info) and how trappers can help

Saturday September 8, 2018
8 AM Mike Widner- WI trapping water, big, small and moving
9 AM Wayne “Smokey” Henderson-WI trap preparation and trap care
10 AM Wayne Smith- WI Safety on the trap line 
11 AM Gerald Houtler-WI What did I forget the last time? Broad spectrum of ideas
12 PM GFW- ILL brief market update and strategies for managing your line, time and marketing options
1 PM Lee Reuwsaat- SD predator trapping
2 PM Arnie Groehler-WI advanced cage trapping
3 PM Trapper Art-WI canines 
4 PM Curtis Twellmann- Shawn Rosseler-WCTEP TE instructors, assistants, future instructors; and updates, training and Q & A

On-going skinning demo’s - Greg Schroeder FHA – behind Expo Bldg. # 4

Inside Dealers

Barnes Hide & Fur - Trevor Barnes
Beaver Creek Trap & Fur - Wayne Henderson
Bethell's Wildlife - Jim Bethell
Big Game Gut Gloves - Fred Wozniak
Burtons Bait & Lures - Scott Burton
Clarks Willowtree Fur - Richard & Maryann Clark
Cumberland's - Jeremy Cumberland
Dobbins Products - Paul Dobbins 
Drescher, Ted
Dunlap Lures - Jeff Dunlap
Eckert's Outdoor Supply - Joe Eckert
FNT Fur Harvester's Trading Post-Harry Nestell
Fur Harvesters - Greg Schroeder
Furs & Skins by Lynn - Lynn Clark 
Golden Hawk Canoes - Paul Hedrick
Golden Sands Resource Conservation - Chris Hamerla
Grandview Outdoors - Mike Schoblaska
Groenewald Fur & Wool Co. 
Identity Custom Imaging 
Jerry's Trapping Supplies - Jerome Meyer 
Jerry Nelson
Koonce Cage Traps - John Lee 
Little Wolf Trapping Supply - Brian Riske
Lone Wolf Lures - Jack Hill
Maple Acres Sugar Bush - Koltis
Merchlewitz, Matt
Minnesota Trapline - Dave D'Aigle
Moey MFG. Sales Co. - Ron Moey
Mudd Hog Motors - Hoeppner
NTA
NAFA North American Fur Auction
Nelson, Jerry
No BS Lures - Kendall Obermier
Reuwsaat Bait & Lure - Lee Reuwsaat
Riverine Traders - Michael Widner 
Rykel, Randy
Schmitt Enterprises INC. - Gerald Schmitt
Schroeder Wood Products- Michael Schroeder
Southern Snares Supply - Brian McKee
Sudden Valley Supply - Carliss Stephens
The Trap Schack -Tom Roskos
Tomahawk Live Trap - Kyle Smith
Top Lot Stretcher - Denise Windschitl
Trapper Art's - Adam Potaczek
Trappers Den - Dennis Gullickson
Trapper's Post - Mike Whilhite
Volkers Wire Cubbies & Supplies - Mike Volker
Whitemarsh, Wayne
WI Dept. of Natural Resouces
Wisconsin Trappers Association
Woodland Gallery - O'Mary

TAILGATERS- who have made Advance Reservations 

Assoc. Conservation Clubs of Trempeleau County
Barnes Hide and Fur
Backwater Inc - Jake Gilk
Carlson, Bob
Everson, Jeff
Golden Hawk Canoes - Paul Hendrick
Hachtel/Barrett
Hackett, Troy 
Hann, Al
Helmuth, Harold
Hmira, John
Kickapoo Creek - Scott Davis
Mattson, Charles
Precht, Fred
Ricci, Bill
Rick, Frank
Ripple, John
Schreindl, Denny
Strong, Lyle
Thorgeson, Ted
VanWychen, Ken
White, Robert