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« on: December 13, 2017, 06:02:52 PM »

2018 Spring Convention
June 9
Crawford County Fairgrounds
Mulberry, Arkansas


There will be plenty to do. Demos, auction, food, fellowship & vendors for all your trapping supplies.

Vendors can set up after 6:00 PM Friday

Contact this years co-coordinators, Travis Jerden, at (479) 459-1634 or James Taylor at (479) 243-5046
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« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2018, 01:26:55 PM »

If you’d like to come the night before,
The Quality Inn in Alma has full breakfast and rooms @ $72 plus tax
(479)632-4141

And in Ozark

America’s Best.
Cont. Breakfast $55 +tax
(479)667-2530

Camping will be available at the fairgrounds.

Directions to the fairgrounds;
Take exit 24 off of I-40
Head south 1.8 miles
Crawford county fairgrounds sits on the east side of hwy215 (N main st)


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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2018, 02:23:23 PM »

Will the popcorn machine be there?
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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2018, 06:27:27 PM »

most likely, bob and I spoke on it while at the fur sale, may have some drinks too.

Still looking for a few demonstrators.
If anyone is a crack boat mechanic, I’m talking pounding rain, 20miles from the ramp, nothing but bubble gum and duck tape maybe a chicken bone, get you back safe and sound mechanic. I’d really like to bribe you into doing a demo. If you know this person.....lemme know.

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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2018, 11:44:33 AM »

Travis is always raising money for the ATA and he has an idea to raise some money. We will be asking for donations at the Spring Convention to help him reach a goal of $100 or more, the president of the ATA will take a pie in the face. We may even raffle off the chance for you to do the honors. Pics will be provided...I'm sure. Contact Travis at (479) 459-1634 to get more info.
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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2018, 12:25:28 PM »

The following is the demo list for the Spring Convention. Times have not been set yet so plan on being there when it starts and stay till it is over. Gonna be a fun filled day!

Charlie Bass--------Mink
Mike Fischer--------Secret Opossum Sets
James Taylor--------Land/Predator
Doug Severson------Dying Traps
Aaron Hitchcock-----Swarm Trapping Bees
Travis Jerden--------Crawfish Trapping
John Potter----------Survival Tips
Bob Blair-------------Trouble Shooting Boat Issues on the Trapline
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« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2018, 06:57:12 PM »

We are going to have the usual women’s skillet toss, so bring your champion and win big!!!
We will TRY and have a beaver toss for the men, I believe I have a beaver dead weight we can toss around.
Can’t throw a beaver and too hairy to throw a skillet???
It was suggested we have a trap tool contest, if you’ve created a tool you use for trapping, bring it we’ll get a few judges and have a prize for the best. Expect others to borrow your ideas
 “ dont bring something you plan to patent soon”
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« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2018, 10:56:44 AM »

And I'm taking a pie in the face at this convention.  Will you be the lucky one who does it?

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