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2016 Modern Trapping Class

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2017 Modern Trapping Class

LIMITED TO 12 ADULTS

Date: November 9th thru 12th

This will be a 4-day intensive trapping course, covering all forms of traps as well as water and upland sets for everything from raccoon, to coyote, and beaver. We will also cover utilizing the resources from these animals and hide prep. This will be a one of kind folks and the only one this year like it. Dave Canterbury is a certified Expert Trapper by the FTA Trapper's College.

This one of a kind Class will take you through the basic skills of Trapping for Fur as well as Meat. Handling and processing the catch, as well as teaching you critical skills needed to use Modern Trapping Techniques.

Due to property insurance restrictions: There will be no camping on the school property prior to the start of the class or after the classes concludes. Bring all necessary camping (tents are acceptable) & other gear for conditions and environment (Weather will be very cold most likely) Food, Snacks, and Coffee etc.… All participants MUST possess a valid Ohio Hunting License or Apprentice License.

Needed Items:

  • Knife
  • Axe
  • Saw
  • Leather Gloves
  • Muck Artic Pro Boots or Yoder Hip Waders (Knee High WP Boots are a Minimum)
  • Metal Container 32oz Minimum
  • Metal Cook Pot
  • All Needed Equipment to Camp

Trapping Equipment List (We have some equipment to loan but arrangements must be made prior to the class starting)

  • 2) 1 ¾ Coil Spring Traps
  • 1) #11 Double Long spring
  • 3) #110 OR #120 Body Grip Traps
  • 6) 3/64 7x7 Cable Snares with Slide Locks 24 2’ Stakes or 12 Duckbill Earth Anchors Trapping Hammer or Ground Hog Tool Dirt Sifter Pan Covers (Paper Muffin Cups)
  • Lineman or Fencing Type Pliers
  • 2) 5gal Buckets for traps and tools or trap pack

Activities

  • Learn types of traps and trap placement
  • Identify key trap locations and make proper sets
  • Upland and Water Trapping Techniques
  • Snaring and Snare use
  • Attractants and Lures
  • Processing Game and Fur
  • Safe Trapping and Emergency measures
  • Prepping Fur for Tanning

Click Here for the Class Purchase Policy.

Click Here for Ohio Class Location

Click Here for nearby Hotels

 

The cost for an adult Non- resident WITH an OHIO hunters/trapper certificate will be $140

Youth Non- resident WITH an OHIO hunters/trappers certificate will be $25

 Adult RESIDENT with hunters/trappers certificate will be $34

 Youth RESIDENT with hunters/trappers certificate will be $18

 Ohio residents and nonresidents may purchase an apprentice hunting license or apprentice fur taker permit without having taken a hunter or fur taker education course.

Apprentice hunting licenses and apprentice fur taker permits allow new hunters and trappers, both adults and youth, to sample the experience of hunting and trapping under the mentorship of a licensed adult prior to completing a hunter or trapper education course.

To hunt or trap, apprentice license and permit holders must be accompanied by a licensed hunter or trapper 21 years old or older. The licensed hunter may not accompany more than two (2) apprentice license holders at the same time.

Accompany means to go along with another person while staying within a distance from the person that enables uninterrupted, unaided visual and auditory communications.

No one may purchase more than three (3) Apprentice Hunting Licenses (adult or youth) or Apprentice Fur Taker Permits in his or her lifetime.

Having previously held an apprentice license does not qualify the holder to purchase a regular hunting license or fur taker permit. To obtain a regular hunting license, a hunter education course must be successfully completed. To obtain a regular fur taker permit, a hunter education course and trapper education course must be successfully completed. Apprentice licenses and fur taker permits are available to both Ohio residents and nonresidents, youth and adults.

 

LICENSE OR PERMIT TYPE

COST

Resident Apprentice Annual License

$19.00

Youth Apprentice Annual License (Residents and nonresidents)

$10.00

Nonresident Apprentice Annual License

$125.00

Resident and Nonresident Apprentice Annual Fur Taker Permit

$15.00

Apprentice Youth Fur Taker Permit

$8.00

 

Apprentice Hunting License or Fur Taker Permit holders MUST be accompanied by a licensed hunter or fur taker age 21 or older. Accompany means to go along with another person while staying within a distance from the person that enables uninterrupted, unaided visual and auditory communication.

Use the table below to understand Ohio's laws regarding accompanying an apprentice license or permit holder.

 

TYPE OF HUNTER

MUST BE ACCOMPANIED WHEN...

MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY...

CAN THE ACCOMPANYING ADULT HUNT?

MUST THE ACCOMPANYING ADULT BE A LICENSED HUNTER?

LAW REFERENCE

Apprentice hunting license holder, regardless of age

Hunting at all times

Licensed hunter age 21 or older

Yes, if properly licensed, except during any season desginated as a Youth Season

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW!

 

All first-time hunting license buyers, except apprentice license buyers, must successfully complete a hunter education course before purchasing a hunting license. The hunting course is designed to instill a code of ethics and responsibility, as well as provide instruction on guns and how they work, types of ammunition, gun handling, field care of game, wildlife identification, wildlife management, hunting regulations, and other topics. Statistics show that hunter education has helped reduce the number of hunting related injuries and incidents.

The trapper education course, taken after successful completion of a hunter education course, covers trap set making, trapping equipment, pelt preparation, furbearer life history, identification, and management. These courses provide an opportunity for adults to introduce a young person to hunting and trapping and to share the excitement that goes with it.

Anyone applying for a hunting license is required to successfully complete a hunter education course. Applicants must do one of the following:

  • Present a previously held hunting license.
  • Present evidence of having successfully completed a hunter education course (from any state).
  • Swear he or she is 21 years of age or older and previously held a legal hunting license (from any state).
  • Obtain an Apprentice License.

To obtain a fur taker permit, applicants must do one of the following:

  • Present a previously held hunting license (from any state).
  • Present evidence of having successfully completed a trapper education course.
  • Swear he or she is 21 years of age or older and previously held a legal hunting license (from any state).
  • Obtain an Apprentice Permit.

The Ohio Division of Wildlife offers both traditional instructor-led hunter and trapper education courses along with a home-study option. The home-study hunter education course requires a four hour hands-on training component. Persons interested in taking a hunter, trapper or advanced hunting course can find information online or call the Ohio Division of Wildlife at 1-800-WILDLIFE.

link-http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/education-and-outdoor-discovery/hunter-and-trapper-education

Hunter and Trapper Education

wildlife.ohiodnr.gov

Our hunter and trapper education programs are designed for every age and ability, and are run by some of Ohio’s best and most knowledgeable hunters and trappers.

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Product Description

2017 Modern Trapping Class

LIMITED TO 12 ADULTS

Date: November 9th thru 12th

This will be a 4-day intensive trapping course, covering all forms of traps as well as water and upland sets for everything from raccoon, to coyote, and beaver. We will also cover utilizing the resources from these animals and hide prep. This will be a one of kind folks and the only one this year like it. Dave Canterbury is a certified Expert Trapper by the FTA Trapper's College.

This one of a kind Class will take you through the basic skills of Trapping for Fur as well as Meat. Handling and processing the catch, as well as teaching you critical skills needed to use Modern Trapping Techniques.

Due to property insurance restrictions: There will be no camping on the school property prior to the start of the class or after the classes concludes. Bring all necessary camping (tents are acceptable) & other gear for conditions and environment (Weather will be very cold most likely) Food, Snacks, and Coffee etc.… All participants MUST possess a valid Ohio Hunting License or Apprentice License.

Needed Items:

  • Knife
  • Axe
  • Saw
  • Leather Gloves
  • Muck Artic Pro Boots or Yoder Hip Waders (Knee High WP Boots are a Minimum)
  • Metal Container 32oz Minimum
  • Metal Cook Pot
  • All Needed Equipment to Camp

Trapping Equipment List (We have some equipment to loan but arrangements must be made prior to the class starting)

  • 2) 1 ¾ Coil Spring Traps
  • 1) #11 Double Long spring
  • 3) #110 OR #120 Body Grip Traps
  • 6) 3/64 7x7 Cable Snares with Slide Locks 24 2’ Stakes or 12 Duckbill Earth Anchors Trapping Hammer or Ground Hog Tool Dirt Sifter Pan Covers (Paper Muffin Cups)
  • Lineman or Fencing Type Pliers
  • 2) 5gal Buckets for traps and tools or trap pack

Activities

  • Learn types of traps and trap placement
  • Identify key trap locations and make proper sets
  • Upland and Water Trapping Techniques
  • Snaring and Snare use
  • Attractants and Lures
  • Processing Game and Fur
  • Safe Trapping and Emergency measures
  • Prepping Fur for Tanning

Click Here for the Class Purchase Policy.

Click Here for Ohio Class Location

Click Here for nearby Hotels

 

The cost for an adult Non- resident WITH an OHIO hunters/trapper certificate will be $140

Youth Non- resident WITH an OHIO hunters/trappers certificate will be $25

 Adult RESIDENT with hunters/trappers certificate will be $34

 Youth RESIDENT with hunters/trappers certificate will be $18

 Ohio residents and nonresidents may purchase an apprentice hunting license or apprentice fur taker permit without having taken a hunter or fur taker education course.

Apprentice hunting licenses and apprentice fur taker permits allow new hunters and trappers, both adults and youth, to sample the experience of hunting and trapping under the mentorship of a licensed adult prior to completing a hunter or trapper education course.

To hunt or trap, apprentice license and permit holders must be accompanied by a licensed hunter or trapper 21 years old or older. The licensed hunter may not accompany more than two (2) apprentice license holders at the same time.

Accompany means to go along with another person while staying within a distance from the person that enables uninterrupted, unaided visual and auditory communications.

No one may purchase more than three (3) Apprentice Hunting Licenses (adult or youth) or Apprentice Fur Taker Permits in his or her lifetime.

Having previously held an apprentice license does not qualify the holder to purchase a regular hunting license or fur taker permit. To obtain a regular hunting license, a hunter education course must be successfully completed. To obtain a regular fur taker permit, a hunter education course and trapper education course must be successfully completed. Apprentice licenses and fur taker permits are available to both Ohio residents and nonresidents, youth and adults.

 

LICENSE OR PERMIT TYPE

COST

Resident Apprentice Annual License

$19.00

Youth Apprentice Annual License (Residents and nonresidents)

$10.00

Nonresident Apprentice Annual License

$125.00

Resident and Nonresident Apprentice Annual Fur Taker Permit

$15.00

Apprentice Youth Fur Taker Permit

$8.00

 

Apprentice Hunting License or Fur Taker Permit holders MUST be accompanied by a licensed hunter or fur taker age 21 or older. Accompany means to go along with another person while staying within a distance from the person that enables uninterrupted, unaided visual and auditory communication.

Use the table below to understand Ohio's laws regarding accompanying an apprentice license or permit holder.

 

TYPE OF HUNTER

MUST BE ACCOMPANIED WHEN...

MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY...

CAN THE ACCOMPANYING ADULT HUNT?

MUST THE ACCOMPANYING ADULT BE A LICENSED HUNTER?

LAW REFERENCE

Apprentice hunting license holder, regardless of age

Hunting at all times

Licensed hunter age 21 or older

Yes, if properly licensed, except during any season desginated as a Youth Season

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW!

 

All first-time hunting license buyers, except apprentice license buyers, must successfully complete a hunter education course before purchasing a hunting license. The hunting course is designed to instill a code of ethics and responsibility, as well as provide instruction on guns and how they work, types of ammunition, gun handling, field care of game, wildlife identification, wildlife management, hunting regulations, and other topics. Statistics show that hunter education has helped reduce the number of hunting related injuries and incidents.

The trapper education course, taken after successful completion of a hunter education course, covers trap set making, trapping equipment, pelt preparation, furbearer life history, identification, and management. These courses provide an opportunity for adults to introduce a young person to hunting and trapping and to share the excitement that goes with it.

Anyone applying for a hunting license is required to successfully complete a hunter education course. Applicants must do one of the following:

  • Present a previously held hunting license.
  • Present evidence of having successfully completed a hunter education course (from any state).
  • Swear he or she is 21 years of age or older and previously held a legal hunting license (from any state).
  • Obtain an Apprentice License.

To obtain a fur taker permit, applicants must do one of the following:

  • Present a previously held hunting license (from any state).
  • Present evidence of having successfully completed a trapper education course.
  • Swear he or she is 21 years of age or older and previously held a legal hunting license (from any state).
  • Obtain an Apprentice Permit.

The Ohio Division of Wildlife offers both traditional instructor-led hunter and trapper education courses along with a home-study option. The home-study hunter education course requires a four hour hands-on training component. Persons interested in taking a hunter, trapper or advanced hunting course can find information online or call the Ohio Division of Wildlife at 1-800-WILDLIFE.

link-http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/education-and-outdoor-discovery/hunter-and-trapper-education

Hunter and Trapper Education

wildlife.ohiodnr.gov

Our hunter and trapper education programs are designed for every age and ability, and are run by some of Ohio’s best and most knowledgeable hunters and trappers.

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