From the Ohio Department of Natural Resources
-- Ohio trappers and outdoor enthusiasts are invited to join sportsmen and women from across the country at the 50th annual convention of the National Trappers Association in Lima, Ohio.
The convention, which is open to the public, will be held at the Allen County Fairgrounds from July 30 through August 2. Attractions include demonstrations, vendors, and a Native American Pow-Wow. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife will staff a booth in the Dealers Building and hunter education volunteers will provide archery instruction and tips at the Division's archery trailer. A full schedule and list of vendors can be found at www.nationtrappers.com.
Admission is $10 for the entire event, children 12 and under are free. Camping is available for $25 per day with electric and water hook ups, or $10 per day for primitive. Local hotels in Lima are also available.
The National Trappers Association is committed to defending and promoting the safe and ethical harvest of furbearing mammals and to the preservation and enhancement of their habitats.