top of page
2024 ISTA Convention
September 20-21, 2024
Tipton County Fairgrounds, Tipton, IN
1200 S Main St, Tipton, IN
More information to come..... for 2024.  
Information below is from our 2023 convention, thank you to all who attended. 

Indiana furbearer Biologist Geriann Albers will give a presentation on several topics both Friday & Saturday. 
  • Data on grey fox, muskrat and otter studies

  • Turning the temporary otter season into permanent rule will be explained

Friday, September 15, 2023

10am-Nathan Smith, Beaver

11am- Jim Lippens, Late Winter Coon

12pm- AJ Arvin, Coyote Trap Physics

1pm- Jeff Robinson, Canines

2pm- Nick Erny (RBG), Body Grip Trapping

3pm- Jeff Dunlap, Sarah Gomez, Coyotes

5:30pm- Free Dinner before Auction- wings, potato bar, pies, cobbler

7pm- Live auction including 2 day fishing trip and much more!


Saturday, September 16, 2023

Kids Activities- ball toss, balloon making, face painting & Hay Scramble


Hay Scramble


9am- Mike Kepplin, Muskrat

10am- Richard Skelton, Coon

11am- Sarah Gomez, Jeff Dunlap, Beaver

12pm- Matt Bredeweg, Canines

1pm- Ryan Reay, Canines

2pm- Barry Tolle, Mole Trapping


Contact: Jim Lippens at 219-314-1440 or

bottom of page