Colorado Trappers Association December 2012 Report

President — Otis Latham, P.O. Box 61, Mesa, CO 81643; 970-268-5554;

Vice President — Dan Gates, P.O. Box 128, Canon City, CO 81215; 719-275-4077

Secretary/Treasurer — Cheryl Oleyar, 1362 Hillcrest Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909; 719-471-0739;

Fur Auction Manager — Greg Ashmore, 38967 Country Road 24, Hugo, CO 80821; 719-743-2552;

Public Relations Director — Opal Watts, PO Box 29, Dumont, CO 80436; 303-569-2953

NTA Representative — Otis Latham, PO Box 61, Mesa, CO 81645; 970-268-5554;

Historian — Marvin D. Miller, Historian, 29156 Summit Ranch Drive, Golden, CO 80401


Membership Options:

Membership dues including subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller – $30


Complete membership application on first page of association section and send dues to:

CTA Secretary/Treasurer

Cheryl Oleyar

1362 Hillcrest Ave

Colorado Springs, CO 80909



Plan to stop by the CTA booth at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, which runs from Saturday, January 12, to Sunday January 27. The address is 4655 Humbolt Street, 80216, which is east of I-25 on I-70, off the Brighton Blvd or Coliseum exits. If you would like more information or to help at the booth, call Don Clifford, 303-775-5468.

A hearty welcome to these new members: Rose Ashurst, Bailey; Marty Baxter, Broken Bow, NE; Dwight Corlett, Rife; Ben Gutierrez, Kim; Chris Harper, Genoa; Kandy Herrman, Glenwood Springs; Andy Jackson, Trinidad; the Robert Lane Family, Bailey; Joy Latham, Mesa; Mark Meek, Grand Junction; Karen Seim, Glade Park; Randy Shore, Pueblo; Gary Turcotte, Denver; and Clint Whitley, Glenwood Springs.

Remember, a rifle has been promised to the member who recruits the most new members, so remember to encourage others to join and to include your name on their membership application. Your secretary is keeping score. So far we have a tie between Joe Herrman and Brock & Dorothy Wiening. The rifle will be awarded at the next Rendezvous.

It’s hard to believe the holiday season is almost here! We send you wishes for a merry Christmas and a successful trapline! And we hope to see you at the membership meeting on Sunday, February 10, in Hugo, CO! — Cheryl Oleyar



Hello everyone. Well it’s that time a year once again to start chasing furbearers around. The Colorado Trappers Association will again be having It’s fur auction on February 13 & 14 2013. We moved the sale a week later and also we are having the sale on a Wed. and Thurs. instead of Thurs. and Fri. Hopefully by moving these dates we will be accommodating more sellers and buyers. The sale last year went really well and prices were good, so with any luck the prices will remain strong. Look for the Ad in the trapper for more information. If you have any questions fill free to contact one of our agents. — Bill Curns (719)749-2151, Todd Fairchild (970)210-0507 or Greg Ashmore(719)743-2552. — Greg Ashmore

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