HERMANSVILLE—If youths are interested in trapping, the place to take them is the 8th annual Midwinter Trappers Workshop, that is being held at the Community Center in Hermansville on Saturday, Feb. 2.
This is an all-day event with free admission, free trapping supplies for the youngsters, trapping and fur handling demonstrations and fun for all.
Doors open at 9 a.m. Rich Clark from North American Fur Auctions and Willow Tree Fur will be preparing raccoon, mink, muskrat and other furs for market. He will also answer questions on properly handling additional kinds of furs.
Local trappers will be showing kids how to trap various furbearers. Everyone is invited, both adults and kids. Lunch and refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the day.
Young trappers will win free trapping supplies and other useful items. The U.P. Trappers Association will do their best to see that every youngster attending walks out with something free.
To introduce kids to hunting or fishing the U.P. Trappers Association would also recommend marking your calendars for the fourth Saturday in September for National Hunting and Fishing Day to be held at the Great Lakes Sportsman’s Club in Escanaba. It is another great event for kids, hosted by local outdoorsmen.
Rich Clark, (920) 897-3618, will be buying fur ,and he and Scott Burton, (906) 450-4554, will be selling trapping supplies.
Doors will close around 4-5 p.m. For directions or more information call Mike Lewis at (906) 774-3592 or visit www.uptrappers.com.