North Carolina Trappers Association June-July 2014 Report


President — Tony White, 1318 Soundneck Rd. Elizabeth City, NC 27909; 252-330-2327

Vice President — Neal Jennings, 3037 Shady Grove Ch. Rd. East Bend, NC 27018; 336-699-3947

Secretary — Sharon Underwood, 4488 NC 218, Peachland, NC 28133; 704-272-7876

Membership Secretary — Dan Hunt, 901 Tamaras Cir, Wake Forest, NC 27587; 919-244-9295

Treasurer — Joey Smith, 262 Mewborn Church Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580; 919-738-4683

NTA Director — Nelson Pearce, 5612 Hopkins Chapel Rd., Zebulon, NC 27597; (H)919 269 6710; (C) 919 868 5592;

General Organizer — David Underwood, 4488 NC 218, Peachland, NC 28133; 704-272-7876

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

Newsletter Editor — Josh Biesecker, 307 Bridget Way, Creedmoor, NC 27522; 919-880-4046


Membership Options:

• Individual membership including subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $25

• Youth membership (under age 16) with subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $15

• Lifetime membership with subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $350

• Senior citizens 70 years or older with subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $20

• Youth supporter without subscription — $10

• Adult supporter without subscription — $15

• Lifetime supporter without subscription — $100


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

NCTA, Membership Secretary

Dan Hunt

901 Tamaras Cir

Wake Forest, NC 27587



Hello fellow NCTA trappers, I hope that this report finds you doing well. Spring has now slipped into summer and trapping season seems far, far away. The wise trapper knows that they must chip away at his or her preseason work list as the lazy days of summer have a way of slipping away.

As I write this, we are a little over 2 weeks away from the May fur sale at NAFA. Prices are still anybody’s guess but one can’t help but be excited with the auction drawing close. My local game wardens have told me that they checked more trappers this past season than any other in recent memory. I can only hope that a lackluster fur sale won’t discourage these new comers from enjoying the trapline and from joining our association.

Our Advanced Trappers Course had to be canceled as we did not have enough people to sign up. This was disappointing as I feel that this course really offers a lot for the money. Well, there is always next year. At this time, I don’t have any info on dates for the one day courses but as soon as they are made available, I will have them posted on our website.

I will close for now. I hope that you all have a safe and happy summer. Please remember to take a kid with you as you venture into the outdoors. — Tony White


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