Oklahoma Fur Bearers Alliance March 2013 Report

http://oktrapper.com

President — Gene Callaway, 16100 W. Greasy Bend Road, Mannsville, OK 73447; 580-371-3364; trappercallaway@yahoo.com

Vice President — Darrell Woodward, P.O. Box 580416, Tulsa, OK 74158; 918-902-0529; IBTRAPN@ aol.com

Secretary — John Weygandt, 4720 S. 26th W. Ave., Tulsa, OK 74107; 918-645-5667; j.weygandt@maccor.com

Treasurer — Shannon Sheffert, 1301 Old Bumpy Road, Stillwater, OK 74074; cell 405-742-7884; ssheffert@odot.org

FTA Director — Terry Thornton, Rt. 2 Box 71, Hartshorne, OK 74547; 918-297-2073

NTA Director — Darrell Woodward, P.O. Box 580416, Tulsa, OK 74158; 918-902-0529; IBTRAPN@ aol.com

 

Membership Options:

• 1-year membership including subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $20

• Family membership with subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $25

• Lifetime (Over 70) with subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $150

• Lifetime with subscription to Trapper & Predator Caller — $300

• Youth membership — $10

 

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

OFBA, Treasurer

Shannon Sheffert

1301 Old Bumpy Road

Stillwater, OK 74074

 

PRESIDENT’S REPORT

I am sorry that the newsletter didn’t made the last issue but I sent it in on January 1, 2013 but I guess it got lost in the shuffle.

The Chandler fur sale will be over in a couple of days, we will post the results next time, but it looks like it should be a pretty good sale. Not much to report, so I will use last months report seeing how it missed again.

The next fur sale will be on March 2,2013 at Okemah at the fairgrounds.

Fur sale Regulations

1–10 tags per number extras $2 each

2-No more than 15 lots on the sale floor at a time additions as needed

3–Split all tails to avoid spoilage

4–Thaw furs but not spoiled as it is costly to sellers

5– Bobcat–combine like size and color together

6–Beaver–3 green per string–5 dry per string

7–Coyote–5 green per string–10 dry per string

8–Fox–1 lot large–1 lot small–red and gray

9–Opposum–20 per string like size

10–Otter–2 per string–same size and color

11–Raccoon–10green per string–20 dry per string

12–Beaver Castor– per pound

13–Sellers move fur in as needed

14–Fur Managers–Shannon and Leo

15–Put out jar for donations for carry boys

16–Have 30 minute lunch break and breaks

Start at 9 AM–Break 10:30–Lunch at 12 Noon–Break 2:30 PM–more if needed

17–Furnish drinks for buyers and workers

Also the raffle for the 22-250 will be going on and the drawing will be held on April 20,2013 spring meeting at Okemah.

Start getting people lined up for the upcoming election of officers and directors to be held at the fall meeting. We will need your nominations as soon as possible so ballots can be sent out in Sept. Also whoever you nominate are willing to take the position, you can nominate yourself if you want to. Turn your nominations into John Weygandt.

I hope all have a good season and continue to do so. Take a child or youth with you trapping they will love it and so will you.

God Bless All. — Gene Callaway

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