Tennessee Fur Harvesters Fall Convention Begins Oct. 10

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The TN Fur Harvesters will hold their annual fall convention at Fall Creek Falls State Park, Group Camp Two, Pikeville Tn. 37367, on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 10, through Sunday, Oct. 13. 

This event is open to anyone interested in trapping. This year’s event has a great line up of guest demos, i.e.   Matt Jones (Kentucky), Kirk Dekalb and Norm Blackwell, (both of Georgia), Tom Tyree and Hal Sullivan (Ohio) and an assortment of local talent.

There will be a pig roast on Friday evening and a Crawfish Boil/Fish Fry and entertainment on Saturday. Admission for the Craw Fish Boil will be $12 for adults and $6 for kids six to twelve; ages five and under are free.                                                                                                       

For more information, please contact James Lord at 731 614-2531, John Daniel at 423 595-0986, or Wendell Reeves at 865 924-0163.  

The GPS address for Fall Creek Park is 10821 Park Road, Spencer, Tn. 38583.


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