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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #45 on: December 10, 2013, 06:34:54 PM »
Is there any plans for an east side course? Maybe after the trapping season is over. I'd love to trap. Im a seasonal worker so most my winter is spent in the woods to save me from bord'em.

George Brady does classes on the east side (Pateros) regularly. He doesn't usually announce them though. He takes names and when he gets a few he calls them and has a class. He may well do a class in the spring or even late winter but you will have to give him a call. For sure there will be a class at our Rendezvous in July. It is in Cashmere.

There are some other instructors on the east side and George schedules for them also so he can line you up with someone local for you but again you have to call him.
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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #46 on: December 10, 2013, 08:25:13 PM »
Is there any plans for an east side course? Maybe after the trapping season is over. I'd love to trap. Im a seasonal worker so most my winter is spent in the woods to save me from bord'em.

George Brady does classes on the east side (Pateros) regularly. He doesn't usually announce them though. He takes names and when he gets a few he calls them and has a class. He may well do a class in the spring or even late winter but you will have to give him a call. For sure there will be a class at our Rendezvous in July. It is in Cashmere.

There are some other instructors on the east side and George schedules for them also so he can line you up with someone local for you but again you have to call him.

Thanks ill give him a call. Im assuming its the same George as in the earlier post.
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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #47 on: December 10, 2013, 08:58:34 PM »
Yes, George Brady  (509)923-2326
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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #48 on: December 23, 2013, 04:50:31 PM »
Is George the only guy we can get the manual from?
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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #49 on: December 23, 2013, 05:10:32 PM »
Is George the only guy we can get the manual from?

The study manual is sometimes difficult to find. Here is a link.

http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/pub.php?id=00513

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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #50 on: December 23, 2013, 05:29:33 PM »
Is George the only guy we can get the manual from?

Karen Parker, fatslinger on here can maybe send you one too (360)264-5316. She lives pretty close to you. Might be able to just pick it up.
There is a lot more to the manual we use in class then the on-line version from WDFW. I recommend it.
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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #51 on: December 23, 2013, 10:22:54 PM »
Correction on the phone number:  Karen Parker  360-264-5316,  leave a msg if I don't answer but speak clearly.

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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #52 on: January 30, 2014, 02:29:51 PM »
What is the fubearers license?Is that just for selling furs? Do you have to get that when you get your trapping license.


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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #53 on: January 30, 2014, 08:56:23 PM »
What is the fubearers license?Is that just for selling furs? Do you have to get that when you get your trapping license.


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I don't think there is such a license. Perhaps you are thinking of a fur dealer license. That is a commercial license that allows you to buy or receive fur for resale. Fur buyers are the ones who get that. Only other license related to fur is a Trapping License. If you want to hunt bobcats, raccoons and coyotes you can get a Small Game License and those are dual classification animals, furbearer/small game. No furbearer license though.
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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #54 on: January 30, 2014, 09:05:12 PM »
Karen, Bruce.. Are there any more classes scheduled for this year?
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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #55 on: January 30, 2014, 09:26:25 PM »
Ok I was just making sure I didn't need the fur dealers license to just trap. I want to get Into trapping just making sure I understand everything so I do it all right. Thanks!


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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #56 on: January 30, 2014, 09:35:02 PM »
Karen, Bruce.. Are there any more classes scheduled for this year?


Please read the first post on this thread, Page 1. It has been modified with what I think will answer your question.
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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #57 on: August 24, 2014, 06:07:06 PM »
Trapper Ed Class has been scheduled for November 22, 2014 in Littlerock.  9am until around 3pm.

West Thurston Fire Station (Littlerock)
10828 Littlerock Rd SW
Olympia 98512

Class is free. Books cost $15.
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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #58 on: October 29, 2014, 03:34:52 PM »
PLEASE! If you call and leave a msg on the phone, Speak clearly and slowly, repeat the phone number at least once. If you have left a msg and did not get a return call from me, call again. There have been some recent messages I could not understand.

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Re: Trapper Education and how to get a trapping license
« Reply #59 on: December 02, 2014, 11:01:49 PM »
I'm in the okanogan county and am interested in taking the class. Do they put any classes on over in this area or do I have to travel to the west side?

 

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