Southern Ontario Trappers Workshop 2019

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The Aylmer District Trapper's Council is pleased to announce the details of the 2019 Southern Ontario Trappers Workshop (SOTW), including the announcement of the event’s new location! After seeing the growth of the SOTW last year, the ADTC worked hard throughout the summer months and after much debate, The East Elgin Sportsman’s Association has become the home of the SOTW for 2019 at 9586 Springfield Road, Aylmer, ON N5H 2R8.

Like every year, the SOTW has a lot to offer for the trappers of Southern Ontario:

  • Doors open at 9:00am, demonstrations and Activities start at 10:00am

  • Fur Handling Demonstrations throughout the day with others, including "Skinning for Coyote for Taxidermy".

  • Three Category Fur Handling Competition
    Best Handled Single (any 1 pelt)
    Best Handled Muskrat Bundle (3 muskrats)
    Best Handled Mixed Bundle (3 fur bearers)
    Note: A pelt may only be used in a single category

  • Zepf Knives, and SAPS Trap Supplies

  • SAPS will have common trap supplies at the event, for particular items contact SAPS to pre-order for delivery to the event. 

  • Zepf Knives will be offering both knives and sharpening. PLEASE ENSURE ALL KNIVES ARE CLEANED BEFORE SHARPENING.

  • Trap appraisals on site.

  • Tailgate sales and vendors are welcome, tables available on a first come basis. Space can be reserved by contacting the ADTC via Facebook.

  • Silent auctions, door prizes, kids events, and lunch are available on site.

The ADTC is looking forward to January and seeing some new equipment, new techniques, and old friends. We hope you will join us on this occasion as the SOTW continues to grow and become of fixture within the Southern Ontario trapping community.

Shaun Meehan - Vice President, Aylmer District Trapper’s Counicl