The United Trappers of Kentucky fall meet is once again upon us. This year we will be coming to you western Kentucky members so if you havenít been to one of our meets in a while make plans to come out. The meet will be held at the Livingston County Fairgrounds in Smithland, Ky on Oct 6-7, 2017. Friday will be a big day so try to make it out for both days. We have a good lineup of dealers and demos by nationally known and regional professionals covering many topics. We also expect to have several private tailgaters on the grounds selling their wares. Off course there will be activities for the kids as well. Food will be available from a local food vendor both days on the grounds. Camping on the fairground is permitted but no fires.
There are no motels in Smithland but here is a list of the nearest ones.
Pattiís Inn and Suites located off I-24 at Grand Rivers (closest) 270-928-2740 66.00 per night
Americas Best value Inn at LBL 270-928-2700 52.00 per night
Days Inn Calvert City 270-395-7162 62.00 per night
The exact address of the meet is 799 US 60 East, Smithland, Ky for those of you that have a smart phone or GPS device. For those that still travel the old way directions are.
From south, west or east I-24 Exit 31 Travel north on 453 to Smithland. Turn right on Hwy 60 and cross Cumberland river bridge. Fairgrounds are on the right.
From Evansville Hwy 60 south to Smithland. Fairgrounds are on left before you cross the Cumberland River bridge into Smithland.
Tentative dealers: May want to call them ahead of time for pickup items at the fall meet
Hal Sullivan A nationally known writer and supply dealer, UTK Life Member 740-858-4416
Nick Erny Ernyís Feed and outdoor supply. Full line dealer of trapping supplies 812-536-3044
Justin Walker Very good lures and baits made in western Kentucky
Boo Boyers Popular lure and bait maker in northern Kentucky
Stacy White Full line of traps and lures 606-521-1705
Trappers Paradise from Dixon, Kentucky Full line dealer 270-664-0007
The tentative demo list is as follows but check our website for any last minute additions or changes. Skinning demos by Dave Kriege and youth activities will be headed by Jeremy Taulbee. Both of these men would appreciate a helper or two.
Friday 0900 Sam Jones Otter
1000 Hal Sullivan Fox
1100 Micah Sievers Damage and nuisance control
1300 Leon Smith Famous otter float demo
1400 Matt Jones Bobcat
1500 Justin Walker Justinís choice
Saturday 0900 Sam Jones Beaver and Otter
1000 Hal Sullivan Halís choice
1100 Tim Barley Coyote
Please bring an item for the auction. This is UTKís biggest fundraiser of the year and a lot of fun. We will also be having a trapperís exchange table again. Bring an item for the table and get a ticket. Weíll draw tickets and you can choose any item on the table.
For additional info call:
Donnie Shafer 270-748-5574
Steve Pickard 606-515-0192
Chet Hayes 859-635-3102
See you there.