Trapping season is coming to a close, and according to the Tennessee Fur Harvesters Association, this year's upcoming fur sales are gearing up. The sales have changed from the way they have been done in past years. Both sales, March 2 and March 16, will be held following the close of the trapping season.
The first sale will be held on March 2, at the Bulls Gap V.F.W. Fur check-in will begin at 8 a.m. EST and the sale at 9 a.m. Call-in time to reserve a table will begin at 9 a.m. on Feb. 23. Contact Ashton Pittman at 423 457-5655.
The second sale will be held at the Cumberland County Fair Complex in Crossville, on March 16. Fur check-in begins at 8 a.m. CST and the sale starts at 9 a.m. To reserve a table, call Ashton Pittman at 423 457-5655 on March 9, beginning at 9 a.m. EST.
The above dates, established by the general membership at the Fall Creek Falls General Membership meeting, were chosen so that trappers would have the opportunity to put up their fur after the season. This is an effort to increase the trappers’ bottom line and to hopefully up the volume of fur and attract more buyers.