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WVTA Annual Convention
September 18-19, 2015
Gilmer County Recreation Center
Glenville, WV

Dates to Remember

September 18-19, 2015: Annual Convention, Glenville, WV

January 8-10, 2016: WVTA Fur Auction, Glenville, WV

March 4-6, 2016: WVTA Fur Auction, Glenville, WV


Friday, September 18th
9:30am - Vendor Buildings Open to the Public
10:00am - DEMO - Fur Market Forecast with John Epler
11:00am - DEMO - Bobcat Trapping with John Thomas
12:00pm - DEMO - Ginseng Harvesting with Sam Luther
1:00pm - DEMO - Raccoon Trapping: Land, Water & DP with Jason Webster
1:00-4:00pm - Kids Crafts & Games
2:15pm - DEMO - Lure & Bait Use, Trapline Questions & Answers with John Pingley
4:00pm - WORKSHOP - Snare Making Made Easy (Hands-on, all materials supplied) with Ken Stewart
5:30pm - Vendor Buildings Close
7:00pm - WVTA Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, September 19th
8:00am - Vendor Buildings Open
8:30am - Trapper Education Class Registration
9:00am - Trapper Education Class
9:00am - DEMO - DNR Bobcat Project with Rich Rogers
10:00am - DEMO - Canines with Footholds with JW Stephens
10:30am - Ladies Rolling Pin Throw
10:45am - Ladies Skillet Toss
11:00am - DEMO - Snaring Coyotes with Mike Hardbarger
11:30am - Fundraising Auction
12:00pm - DEMO - Coyote Trapping with Robby Gilbert
12:30pm - General Membership Meeting
12:45pm - Education Class Graduation
1:00pm - Awards Ceremony
1:00pm - DEMO - Trapline Change-ups with John Houben
2:00pm - Youth Trap Setting Contest
2:00pm - DEMO - Fox Trapping 101 with Scott Dean
2:30-4:00pm - Kids Crafts & Games
3:00pm - DEMO - Suburban Area Trapping with Mike Gray
4:00pm - DEMO - Basic Snaring Methods with Ken Stewart
6:00pm - Vendor Buildings Close
On-Site Accommodations: Limited number of motel-type rooms.
Men’s Bunkhouse and Ladie’s Bunkhouse (bring your own linens).
Camper hook-ups with electricity. Primitive camping is also available with
public showers. To make on-site reservations, call the Recreation Center
at (304) 462-7653.
Host Motel: Glenville Inn, 61 Development Dr. Glenville, WV.
Reservations: 304-462-5511. Tell them you’re with the trappers
for reduced rate.