57th Annual Convention

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Save the date – 10/6/19 for the 58th Annual NJTA Convention

October 7, 2018 will be the 57th annual convention of the New Jersey Trappers Association.  With great pleasure, the Space Family will allow us to use their property for out get together once again.  We hope you and your family can join us.

There will be an assortment of trapping supply dealers and tailgaters who are welcome to set up for free.  All we ask is that your products be outdoor related and a small donation toward our fundraiser.Remember — NO GUNS or FOOTHOLD TRAPS!

Also, for your family and friends, the zoo and museum will be open at the normal fee.  It is a great place to spend a few hours.

We will have roast pork dinner along with potato salad, cole slaw, beans, etc.  Please RSVP early so we can give the food provider a good head count.  Thank you.

Also, water and soda are free all day with your meal.  The price will remain at $15.00 for those who purchase by mail, tickets bought at the convention will be $20.

There will be a presentation at our meeting with the results of the Bobcat Study from this past season.

[A downloadable RSVP form will be added later]


  • 9:00 AM — Newt Sterling, Snare One: Snares – Then & Now
  • 9:30 AM — Doug Chubb, Chubbs Trapping Supplies: D.P. Trapping for Coons
  • 10:00 AM — Jay Staudt:  Beaver Castor Mound sets with snares and conibears
  • 10:30 AM — Ron Jones, Redneck’s Pride: Proper way to make a snare
  • 11:00 AM — Doug Edler: Proper way to skin and put up coon on boards
  • 11:30 AM — Herb Senderling:  Snare anchoring & Preparation
  • 9:00 – 12:00 — Bob Healy : Skinning & Fleshing demos
  • 12:00 Noon — LUNCH
  • 1:00 PM — MEETING