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FHA's Annual Trappers Convention 1/18-1/19 2019
Jan 16, 2019 15:35 ET
Comments: FHA's Annual Trappers Convention
January 18th & 19th, 2019
The theme for this year's convention is:

Trappers and their role as natural resource managers.
Admission
$10.00 per person - Kids under the age of 16 are free
(Admission covers both days and Friday night's entertainment)

Location
Fur Harvesters Auction
1867 Bond Street (Off Gormanville Rd.)
North Bay, ON P1B 8K6

Bring the whole family, and find out what Canada's oldest land based industry is all about!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday Night
Fur Fashion Show
Live Auction

Saturday Night
Banquet - Catered by Dianne’s Catering
(Tickets $30 adults / $15.00 children under 16)
Guest Speaker
Dance & FHA Raffle



Thursday, January 17, 2019
5:00 pm Booth set-up / Trapper’s lounge opens

Friday, January 18, 2019
9:00 am Registration begins
Various demonstrations and contests held throughout the day!
4:00 pm Warehouse closes
7-8:00 pm Cocktail hour
8:00 pm Fur Fashion Show
9:00 pm Live Auction
11:00 pm Warehouse closes

Saturday, January 19, 2019
7-9:00 am Trapper’s breakfast
9:00 am Warehouse opens
Various demonstrations and contests held throughout the day!
9:30 am CEO’s welcome (auction room)
FHA’s Annual General Meeting
11:00am OFMF Regional Meeting (Zone 4B)
4:00 pm Warehouse closes
6:00 pm Cocktail hour
7:00 pm Dinner here at the convention
8:00 pm Guest Speaker
9:00 pm Dance
10:00 pm FHA raffle draw
12:00 am Warehouse closes

Demonstration Schedule
The various demonstrations we organise are one of the main attraction to our Annual Trappers Convention, and are often performed by the industrie's best trappers and pelt handlers. There will be two demos rooms, running both Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Do not miss out on these very informative presentations.

Here is a look at last year's demonstrations:

Friday April 6th, 2018

Demonstration Room #1 (1st Floor)
10:00 am - Skinning & Handling Beaver - By Dave VanDermeer
11:00 am - Skinning & Handling Lynx - By Andy Chartrand
12:00 pm - Skinning & Handling Otter - By Toby Edwards
1:00 pm - Skinning & Handling Raccoon - By Greg Holden
2:00 pm - Skinning & Handling Fisher- By Ted Anderson & Terry Bingley
3:00 pm - Skinning & Handling Red Fox - By John Richard

Demonstration Room #2 (2nd Floor)
10:00 am - Mink Trapping- By Brian Mohn
11:00 am - Auction Reenactement- By Dave Bosma
12:00 pm - Ontario's Wildlife Rabies Control- By Rachel Gagnon
1:00 pm - Trapping Marten & Fisher- By Dave VanDermeer
2:00 pm - Snaring Canines- By Laurie Whyte
3:00 pm - Wild Fur Grading & Terminology- Dave Bosma

Saturday April 7th, 2018

Demonstration Room #1 (1st Floor)
10:00 am - Skinning & Handling Beaver - By Dave VanDermeer
11:00 am - Skinning & Handling Raccoon - By Greg Holden
12:00 pm - Skinning & Handling Otter - By Toby Edwards
1:00 pm - Skinning & Handling Marten - By Robert Stitt
2:00 pm - Skinning & Handling Fisher- By Ted Anderson & Terry Bingley
3:00 pm - Skinning & Handling Red Fox- By John Richard

Demonstration Room #2 (2nd Floor)
11:00 am - Auction Reenactement- By Dave Bosma
12:00 am - Mink Trapping- By Brian Mohn
1:00 pm - Trapping Marten & Fisher- By Dave VanDermeer
2:00 pm - Snaring Canines- By Laurie Whyte
3:00 pm - Wild Fur Grading & Terminology- Dave Bosma

Please note demonstrations and times are subject to change.