2018 Annual Convention

  • The 2018 New York State Trappers Association Convention & Sportsman Show will be held Aug. 30th thru Sep. 1st 2018

  • The Grounds & Dealer Buildings will be open 12PM - 5PM Thursday & 8AM - 5PM on both Friday & Saturday

  • It will be held at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds in Frankfort NY

  • For Google Map directions use: 135 Cemetery Street  Frankfort, NY 13340

  • General Admission: $10

  • Cost of admission is $10 for the weekend regardless of how many days you attend

  • Free to anyone under 16

  • RV Campers: $20/Camper/Night (Electric Included)      NOTE: No Reservations Required

  • Primitive Camping: $15/night (+$8/night with electric hook up)   NOTE: No Reservations Required

  • Lodging can be found in Utica, NY or Herkimer, NY both are ten minutes from the fairgrounds.  

  • To search the Utica area Click Here or the Herkimer area Click Here.

Convention Contact

Vice President

Jack Spriggs, Jr.
355 Pump House Road,
Mexico, NY 13114

(315) 529-8248

Please direct all email correspondence regarding the convention to this address:


2018 Demo List

Thursday, August 30

1 pm: Dale Gregory - General K9 & Coon Information
2 pm: Don Graves – K9 Watersets
3 pm: Dave Rodgers (Rodgers Hides & Supplies) - Fox Trapping
4 pm: John Mace (Mace’s Fur & Trapline Supplies) DPs for Coon

Friday, August 31

8 am: Ed Baxter (Mole) General Water Trapping
9 am: Michael White (Sawmill Creek Baits & Lures) Fisher
10 am Jeff Dunlap (Dunlap Lures) – General Trapping
11am: Jim Geffert (Night Owl Lures) - Lure usage & Questions
Noon: Jeff French (Frenchie) – Mink & Otter
1 pm: Dave Lafforthun (DWL Brand) – Beaver & Rats
2 pm: Mark Zagger (Coyote U) – Coyote Trapping
3 pm: Von Strahan - Fox & General lnformation
4 pm: John Mace (Maces Fur & Trapline Supplies) – K9's
5 pm: Leon Windschitl (Top Lot Stretcher Co) – Coons for Profit

Saturday, September 1

8 am: LeRoy Renno (Renno Animal Lures) - Multispecies lures
9 am: Harry Nestell (F&T) – Water Trapping
10 am: Clint Locklear (Predator Control Group) - Q & A on Bobcats & Coyote
11am: Jeff Robinson (JR &Sons) - K9s and Questions
Noon: Scott Painter (Blue Ridge Supplies) - Red Fox, K9's
1 pm: Mark “Chappy” Charpentier (Catskill Trappers Shack) - Fisher
2 pm: Lee Reuwsaat (Reuwsaat's Extreme Performance Baits & Lures) - Coyotes
3 pm: Leon Windschitl (Top Lot Stretcher Co) – TBA

Indoor Vendors



Angie Berchelli
Baileys Trapping Supplies
Bill Kasten Trapping Supplies
Blose Hollow Trading Post
Chubb's Trapping Supplies
Comstock Custom Cages
Coon Creek Trappers
D.R. Trapping Supplies
Dobbins Products
Durow Enterprises
DWL Brand
Epler Fur Company
Finch Tags
Fulton-Montgomery Fur Harvesters
Fur Harvesters Auction
Genesee Valley Trappers
Happy Acres Lures
J.R. & Sons
Jerry's Trapping Supplies
Joe Goodman Prints
Kansas Trapline Products
Mid Hudson Fur Harvesters
Murray's Lures & Trapping Supplies
Night Owl Lures
Northern Sport Company
Rodgers Hides & Supplies
Russ Carmen Pro Grade Lures
Snare One
Squal's Trapping Supply
Sterling Fur Company Trapper's Post Wildlife Control Supplies


Big Willy's Pizza
Blue Ridge Outdoor Supplies
Cool's Trading Post
Dunlap Lures
Mace's Fur & Trapline Supplies
Opossum Hollow Lures & Baits
Predator Control Group
Reuwsaat's Extreme Products
Zehr's North Pride Lures



Adirondack Dick
Dakota Line
F&T Fur Harvester's Trading Post
Goosman Game Calls
Mohawk Valley Lures
No BS Lures
Pirates Eye Knives & Optics
Renno's Animal Lures
Saw Mill Creek Bait & Liure
Seneca Fur Supply
Smitty's Stretchers & Trap Supplies
Southern Snares & Supplies
Stalker Fabrications
The Honey Factory
Top Lot Stretcher Company
Trapping Time