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Mitchell State Park - Trapping Clinic

father and son setting a trap in a wetland area

Mitchell State Park - Trapping Clinic

2023-10-14T14:00:00Z 2023-10-14T19:00:00Z Mitchell State Park - Trapping Clinic

The Outdoor Skills Academy pro-staff will walk through the ins and outs of starting a trap line. Topics covered will include how to set dirt and water sets, lures and scouting.

We will start the day in the classroom and then move to the hiking trails around the center. The trail is accessible and easy to walk. Once outside, we will demonstrate how to set your trap line, spot animal sign, etc. You’ll leave with the firsthand experience that will increase your chances this upcoming trapping season.

Cost for this class is $30, which includes lunch, a trapping book and a trap.

In addition, onX maps now offers a discount for each Outdoor Skills Academy student, and if you decide to keep the app after your free trial, onX will donate a portion of the proceeds to conservation education. A promotional code will be sent via email prior to the class.

To register for this class, go to Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses and click on the "Purchase a license" button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.

For more information contact Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or ShawE@Michigan.gov.

Please note cancellation policy:

  • Cancellations made any time after processing this reservation until the close of business two weeks prior to your scheduled arrival date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. If you cancel after the two-week deadline, no refund will be issued. Students are entitled to any of the materials purchased for the class after the two-week deadline, except materials that have a shelf life.
     
  • To receive a refund, you must email ShawE@Michigan.gov with the following in the subject line: "Refund [class name]." A phone call or voice message will not be considered notification. You must email ShawE@Michigan.gov.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Mitchell State Park.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.

6087 East M-115,

Cadillac, Michigan, 49601

Event Date

Start: October 14, 2023 10:00 AM

End: October 14, 2023 3:00 PM

Contact Information
Ed Shaw

Park Interpreter, Mitchell State Park

The Outdoor Skills Academy pro-staff will walk through the ins and outs of starting a trap line. Topics covered will include how to set dirt and water sets, lures and scouting.

We will start the day in the classroom and then move to the hiking trails around the center. The trail is accessible and easy to walk. Once outside, we will demonstrate how to set your trap line, spot animal sign, etc. You’ll leave with the firsthand experience that will increase your chances this upcoming trapping season.

Cost for this class is $30, which includes lunch, a trapping book and a trap.

In addition, onX maps now offers a discount for each Outdoor Skills Academy student, and if you decide to keep the app after your free trial, onX will donate a portion of the proceeds to conservation education. A promotional code will be sent via email prior to the class.

To register for this class, go to Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses and click on the "Purchase a license" button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.

For more information contact Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or ShawE@Michigan.gov.

Please note cancellation policy:

  • Cancellations made any time after processing this reservation until the close of business two weeks prior to your scheduled arrival date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. If you cancel after the two-week deadline, no refund will be issued. Students are entitled to any of the materials purchased for the class after the two-week deadline, except materials that have a shelf life.
     
  • To receive a refund, you must email ShawE@Michigan.gov with the following in the subject line: "Refund [class name]." A phone call or voice message will not be considered notification. You must email ShawE@Michigan.gov.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Mitchell State Park.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.