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Free Trapper Training Camp to Be Held February 23-25

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 02:29pm

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Tennessee Fur Harvesters are hosting a free trapper training camp. The camp will be held Feb. 23-25 at the TWRA’s Buffalo Ridge Refuge in Humphreys County.

This will be the second year for the training camp at the Buffalo Ridge Refuge after a successful inaugural camp last year.

The 3-day event is for all ages. Classes and instruction will include live trap line, fur handling, trap modification, and set making and snaring. Check-in will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23 with the first classroom session set for 7 p.m. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

Three meals will be provided on Saturday and breakfast will be provided Sunday. Tent camping is available and hotels are located near the refuge.

For more information and reservations, contact John Daniel with the Tennessee Fur Harvesters at (423) 595-0986 or

Free Trapper Training Camp Flyer