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Learn to Trap: Coyote, Raccoon, Muskrat, Kingsbury Fish & Wildlife Area
Start Date: 11/7/2020Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 11/8/2020End Time: 12:00 PM
Event Description:
Untitled Document NOTE: This workshop is in Central Time.

This two-day workshop is designed to teach participants the basics of trapping and is tailored to those new to trapping. The workshop provides a mix of class and field learning experiences. Participants will get hands-on training from instructors. Participants will be given a test for trapper certification on the second day.

Day 1 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), participants will become familiar with:

  • Furbearer biology
  • Trapping laws
  • Trap types and their use
  • Trap placement
Day 2 (8 a.m. to noon), participants will become familiar with:
  • Checking traps
  • Basics of skinning and hide preparation

All equipment will be provided. Portions of this workshop will be outside in wet or muddy areas. Please dress accordingly, long pants and waterproof boots are recommended.

There is no cost associated in attending this workshop. You are not required to have a hunting or trapping license to participate. Participants must be at least 10 years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian to attend.

Pre-registration is required to participate in this workshop due to limited space. Register with the red “register” icon at the top right.

This workshop is made possible through a partnership with the Indiana State Trappers Association.

Location Information:
Kingsbury Fish & Wildlife Area  (View Map)
5344 S. Hupp Road
LaPorte, IN 46350
La Porte
Phone: (219) 393-3612
Contact Information:
Name: Ron Lorman
Phone: 219-393-3612
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