President — Rodney Stancil, 8706 Flower Hill Road, Middlesex, NC 27557; phone: 919-284-3924; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President — Prune Windspear, 156 Hannah Lori Drive, Cameron, NC 28326; e-mail: email@example.com
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/NTA Director — Wayne Rose, 1220 Cross Rd., Roper, NC 27970; phone: 252-793-5191
General Organizer — John Gerber, 192 Forest Walk Way, Mooresville, NC 28115; phone: 336-885-1012; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Coordinator — Todd Menke, 2663 Tar River Rd., Creedmoor, NC 27522; phone: 919-528-9063; e-mail: email@example.com
Newsletter Editor — Vacant
• Individual membership including subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $20
• Youth membership (under age 16) with subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $10
• Lifetime membership with subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $250
• Senior citizens 70 years or older with subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $12
Complete membership application on first page of association section and send dues to:
NCTA, Membership Secretary
1220 Cross Rd., Roper, NC 27970
Greetings all. It’s been a long, hot summer here in NC. I hope you have been able to get on the water to do some fishing and enjoy time with family. Trapping season will be here before you know it, and hopefully fur prices will rebound to make the reward for all of our hard work more appealing.
I would like to invite everyone to the 39th Annual NCTA Convention. It will be held at the Johnston County Livestock Arena in Smithfield once again this year. The dates will be September 24th and 25th 2010. Vendors may set up on Thursday the 23rd. There will be demos and other events going on all day Friday and Saturday, so come on out and bring the family. Will be a good time to stock up on trapping supplies for the upcoming season. Wayne Rose will be mailing out tickets for our gun raffle. Please try to sell all the tickets you can. This is one way we raise money for the NCTA. If you need more tickets, you can contact Wayne at 252 809 3358 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the Agenda for the 2010 state convention.
North Carolina Trappers Association Convention
PLACE: Johnston Co. Livestock Arena Smithfield, NC
TIME: Friday – Sept. 24th and Saturday – Sept. 25th 2010
ACTIVITIES will include demonstrations on how to trap specific furbearers and the equipment needed Demos will be given by local and nationally known professional trappers
CONTESTS will include black powder rifle, archery and trap setting for adults and youths. A seed spitting contest and pumpkin coloring contest will be held for the younger children.
An AUCTION will be held Saturday afternoon that will help support the NCTA in promoting responsible trapping by conducting educational and training programs across NC.
VENDORS will be set up inside the arena with trapping supplies and equipment for sale. Save on shipping and pick up those items you need to start this year’s trapping season.
Dobbins Products — Paul Dobbins
Snare One — Newt Sterling
Jimmy’s Sales — Jimmy Young
Southeastern Outdoor Supply — John Hundley
Trappers Haven — John Coakley
BlueRidge Outdoors — Scott Painter
7 Oaks Farms — John Shuke
Lone Star Wool&Fur — David Patton
Ted’s Knives — Travis Daniel
Bower Built Trapping Products — Nick Bower
Wolf Creek Products — Glenn Witchey
9:30 am —–Building Open to Vendors
8:00 am——-Building Opens—-Breakfast Bisciuts,
Coffee & Soft Drinks available
9:00 am——-Gray Fox (John Deaton)
10:00 am——-Coyote (Jimmy Pierce)
11:00 am——-Live Market (Todd Menke)
12 NOON—–LUNCH with the Ladies Auxiliary
1:30 pm——-Beaver & Otter (Claudie Taylor)
2:30 pm——-Fur Handling (Prune Winspear)
3:30 pm——-Bobcat (Marco Gibbs)
4:30 pm——-Raccoon (Josh Biesecker)
6:30 pm——-Trapper Talk, Fellowship and Cookout
7:00 am——-Building Opens—Breakfast Biscuits,
Coffee & Soft Drinks available
8:00 am——-Fur Handling (Prune Winspear)
9:00 am——-Red Fox (Joey Vandyke)
9:30 am——-Adult Black powder Rifle
10:00 am——-Mink & Muskrat (Nick Bower)
11:00 am——-GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Kids Trapping Demo (Tony White)
12 NOON—–LUNCH—Children/Youth/Adult,trap setting contest
12:30 pm——Youth/Adult Tomahawk Throwing Contest
2:30 pm——Awards & Drawings
3:30 pm——Beaver Snaring (Newt Sterling)
4:30 pm——Trap Modification (David Allen)
I would also like to invite everyone to the to the 3rd Annual Mountain Rendezvous October 16th and 17th, 2010. It will be held at the Madison County Ag Extension Center in Marshall, NC. This will be a fun event, and another chance to stock up on trapping supplies, see a few demos, and eat of course. There will be a Trappers Education Class held on the 16th at this event.
There will be a 3 Day Advanced Trapping Workshop March 11,12, & 13th 2011. This is Real On-the line trapping instruction. It will be held at the Millstone 4-H Camp, 1296 Mallard Drive in Ellerbe, NC. For more information or to sign up, visit NCWRC Website at www.ncwildlife.org or our website at www.nctrapper.org.
You can contact me at email@example.com. If you have any questions, I can be reached at 252 230 5457.
Look forward to seeing everyone, and take a kid trapping. They are our future.
— Rodney Stancil