Erie County Trappers Upcoming Activities

        ECTA 2024 Meeting dates, Topics & Demos, Events

Fur Handling Seminar January 6th,2024 Collins Conservation 9am-1pm. Hoot’s Furs will buy fur after seminar. Supplies & Fur Hats for sale.

Please participate…EVERYONE is asked to bring in something for the demos

January. No Meeting

Feb.13th: Fur Shed (fur preparation, equipment) @ HR&G (Hamburg Rod & Gun Club, Hickox Rd) 7:30pm

March No Meeting. Club Booth at Expo March 8-10th, Hamburg Fairgrounds

April 9th:Trap Modification & Preparation (boil, dye, wax methods) @HR&G 7:30pm

May No Meeting.

June No Meeting.

July 9th: Family Pot Luck. Join us at 7pm at Patti & Rick Wattengel’s 12580 Jennings Rd. Lawtons, 14091. Please bring a dish to pass.

August No Meeting.
Erie County Fair Set up at 10am on August 6th @ Conservation Building. Fair runs Aug. 7-18th.

Sept. 10th: Land Trapping & Fastening (chains, cables, stakes, buckets & tools) @ HR&G 7:30pm

Oct. No Meeting. Get Ready to Trap!

Nov. 12: Water Trapping (stabilizers, drowning, floats) @HR&G 7:30pm

Dec. 10th: Family Christmas Party & Awards @ HR&G 7:30pm. Please bring a dish to pass & a wrapped present if you like for our gift exchange (under $10). Check in with Patti (716)337-2556 during winter for any cancellations.

Erie County Trappers Association

Fur Handling Seminar

Saturday January 6th, 2024


Collins Conservation Club

2633 Conger Rd. Collins NY 14034


Join us to learn better techniques for:

Preparing Pelts

Learn about Pelting, Fleshing, Stretching,

Drying and Sizing



This event is free!

Kid’s games & prizes…Raffles… kitchen will be open

Trap Supplies & Fur Hats for sale from Hoot’s Furs

Patti (716) 337-2556             Hoot (716) 397-1315