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Montana Trappers Association Rendezvous

Usually the second weekend in September is when the MTA holds its annual rendezvous.  It's held in Lewistown, Montana, the center of Big Sky Country, at the Fergus County Fairgrounds.  There are numerous dealers in attendance at the rendezvous with their latest trapping supplies.

 

Throughout the 3 day event, demonstrations on fur handling, trap setting, snaring, predator calling and various other trapping related topics are held.  Convention goers will meet fellow trappers, eat good food and share experiences with over 300 people in attendance, including Miss Rodeo Montana and Miss Teen Rodeo Montana.

 

Members are encouraged to attend the annual business meeting where you will learn what is going on in the MTA, how you can help, and who to contact if you need help in some area.  The NTA representative will fill you in on what's going on in the National Trappers Association.

 

You may participate in several contest events whether you're young or old, trapper or trapperette.  From the rifle and pistol shoot, trap setting contest, skillet throw, beaver toss, or photo contest.

 

Saturday evening is the biggest event of the weekend.  Starting with the banquet, recognizing members accomplishments, picking the winners of the annual rendezvous raffle, and raising monies for the MTA to help finance the Association for the following year with our auction and fundraiser.  The evening culminates by announcing and giving away a free fur coat to a present member of the MTA.

 

When you attend the MTA rendezvous, you will have fun, learn, buy supplies, and most of all, you will be part of the MTA and Working Today For A Tomorrow In Trapping.

 

Information

Rendezvous Location

The MTA Rendezvous will be held at the Fergus County Fairgrounds in Lewistown, Montana on September 5-7, 2014

 


 

Lewistown offers over 300 hotel and motel rooms for lodging in the area.  The average range of pricing is $35 - $85

 

Hotel Reservations & Information

Yogo Inn
119 Rooms
800-860-9646
yogo@yogoinn.com

Mountain View Motel
30 Rooms
406-538-3457
mtviewmotel@lewistown.net

Super 8 Motel
44 Rooms
406-538-2581

Triangle Motel & Gun Shop
5 Rooms
406-538-8035

B & B Motel
36 Rooms
406-538-5496

Sunset Motel
16 Rooms
406-538-8741

Trails End Motel
18 Rooms
406-538-5468

Historic Calvert Hotel
45 Rooms
406-538-5411
calvert@tein.net

Eddies Corner
4 Rooms
15 miles from Lewistown
406-374-2471

 

 


 

Lewistown also has available several Bed and Breakfasts in the area. Pricing ranges from $50 - $85

 

Bed & Breakfasts Reservations & Information

Pheasant Tales
6 Rooms
406-538-7880
The Montana Bunk House
10-15 People
23 miles from Lewistown
406-538-5543

Leininger Ranch & Log
Cabin Rentals

10 miles west of Lewistown
406-538-5797
logcabin@lewistown.net

Duvall Inn
8 guest rooms
also 160 acres for camping
10 miles from the fairgrounds
406-538-7063
duvalinn@lewistown.net

Dave and Candy Gill's B&B
3 Full Bedrooms
12 miles from Lewistown
406-538-2177
Wicks and Symms
3 Rooms
Downtown Lewistown
406-538-9068
Meadow Brook Farm
Hobson, MT
20 miles from Lewistown
406-423-5537
Rainbow's End Ranch
4 Rooms
12 miles from Lewistown
406-538-8820
Wickens Salt Creek Ranch
50 miles from Lewistown
406-462-5618
Snowy View B&B
4 Rooms
406-538-5538
mail@snowyview.com

 


 

Lewistown has many camping facilities, which offer full and partial hookups

 

Camping & RV Facilities
Central Montana Fairgrounds
100 spaces, 60 with hookups
Some showers
Tents welcome
406-538-8841

Eddies Corner
6 Hookups
15 miles from Lewistown
406-374-2471

Mountain Acres
47 Hookups
No Tents
$23/night
406-538-7591

Duvall Inn
160 acres for camping
10 miles from the fairgrounds
406-538-7063
duvalinn@lewistown.net

Kiwanis Camp Ground
406-538-7140
Lewistown Civic Center
406-538-3045