Trapper featured at outdoor expo

ESCANABA — The U.P. Trapper’s Annual Convention/Outdoor Expo is once again coming to Escanaba. One of the all-star presenters will be Lesel Reuswaat. Lesel is a self-taught trapper from South Dakota who has captured 432 coyotes over 300 raccoons and good numbers of bobcats, badgers, fox, skunk etc. in one year. Reuswaat has appeared on F&T Freedom Outdoors TV show many times. He has presented at this event and National Trappers Conventions in the past. His demos are always well attended and very informative. He teaches how to identify trap locations, make sets, lures and baits to use and will share knowledge he has gained in his extremely successful trapping career. Also, his lures will be available for sale at the convention. Along with Reuwsaat, speakers include: John Chagnon, Greg Schroeder, Jeff Dunlap, Ed Schneider, Mike Kain, Les Johnson, Al Dubord and local beaver trapping expert Ken Luedtke.

This event will be held at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba on July 26-27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Camping, food and refreshments are available on the grounds. There is an admission fee. Children 12 and under admitted free.

“This is a great event which is always well attended and fun for all members of the family” said Jeremy Lundin, treasurer of U.P. Trappers District 3. “Come to Escanaba in July and you will be glad you did.”

For further information on this event contact Roy Dahlgren (906) 399-1960; trapperroy@outlook.com or visit the convention website at www.conventionreg.uptrappers.com