North Carolina Trappers Association September 2009 Report

President — Jimmy Pierce, 201 Rhodes St., Wendell, NC 27591; phone: 919-365-4961;cell phone: 919-801-2562; e-mail:

Vice President — Tonnie Davis, 167 Ole Cabin Rd., Roxboro, NC 27573; phone: 336-597-3619

Secretary — Sharon Underwood, Rt. 1 Box 416, Peachland, NC 28133; phone: 704-272-7876

Membership Secretary — Karen Rose, 1220 Cross Rd., Roper, NC 27970; phone: 252-793-5191

Assistant Membership Secretary — Krista Rose, 1220 Cross Rd., Roper, NC 27970; phone: 252-793-5191

Treasurer — Wayne Rose, 1220 Cross Rd., Roper, NC 27970; phone: 252-793-5191

General Organizer — David Underwood, Rt. 1, Box 416, Peachland, NC 28133; phone: 704-272-7876

Education Coordinator — Todd Menke, 2663 Tar River Rd., Creedmoor, NC 27522; phone: 919-528-9063; e-mail:

NTA Director — Tim Wilson, 5320 Stokes Ferry Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146; phone: 252-758-8191

Newsletter Editor — Vacant

Membership Options:

• Individual membership including subscription to The Trapper & Predator Caller — $20
• Youth membership (under age 16) with subscription to The Trapper & Predator Caller — $10
• Lifetime membership with subscription to The Trapper & Predator Caller — $250
• Senior citizens 70 years or older with subscription to The Trapper & Predator Caller — $12

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

NCTA, Membership Secretary
Karen Rose
1220 Cross Rd., Roper, NC 27970


This month’s report is dedicated to our Annual Rendezvous. It’s the 39th Rendezvous!

The Annual Rendezvous will be Sept. 25 and 26, 2009. Setup for the event will be on Thursday, Sept. 24. The Rendezvous will be held at the Johnson County Livestock Arena in Smithfield, North Carolina, just off NC Highway 210, west of Smithfield. Each year our convention gets bigger and better! Of course, this year’s will be the best! There will be approximately 18 vendors with bargains for this season’s supplies. Two Days of trapping demos (Friday and Saturday) by state and nationally known trappers! Demo area has bleachers and a sound system so all can see and learn from these experts!

Rendezvous schedule of events will be available at registration. Also, a lot of good fellowship and good food at Friday evening’s cookout!

Auction, Awards, Membership Meeting will be on Saturday. Please bring an item to donate for auction — it’s our largest fundraiser! The Business Meeting allows YOU to elect the directors. If you would like to serve or nominate someone, be there and make it happen! Awards to be presented to those who have worked for the NCTA or have won a contest. Honor them with your presence!

Smithfield offers several motels and restaurants (see below). You will need to determine the quality of each yourself, as I did not visit each venue!

Comfort Inn — 919-965-5200
Holiday Inn — 919-965-4000
Howard Johnson — 919-934-7176
Log Cabin Motel — 919-934-1534
Masters Economy Inn — 919-965-3771
Royal Inn — 919-965-3716
Super 8 — 919-989-8988

Restaurants: Golden Coral and Cracker Barrel

We hope all of you are making plans to attend! Bring a friend and your family! Any Outdoorsman would enjoy visiting with the NC Trappers! Lots of fun for the youth and adults! Don’t forget to bring your Bow and Black Powder Gun to participate in the contests!

— Tonnie E. Davis

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