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    JAWS Trapping Seminars

    Experience where wildlife lives…

    JAWS Seminars are designed to enhance your trapping experience, whether you are a beginner, or an “old pro”. 

    JAWS Seminars offer instruction in snaring, trapping, lure making, and calling specifically directed to wolf, although the skills learned are applicable to other species.  Jeff Ashmead, with over 33 years of experience as a USDA Wildlife Services “Trapper”, will walk you through the trapping/snaring process from beginning to end during the seminar.

    Course offerings include:

    Snare making and setting

    Trap setting


    Habitat of wildlife

    Lure making, etc.

    Evaluation of your equipment and recommendations will be offered to enhance the success of your trapping.

    Course fee: $400 / three day Seminar (Fri-Sun.)

    Current dates (click on the date to purchase online):


    For registration information call Christine Ashmead (208) 245-3869


    Complete payment can be made online, or arrangements for $150 deposit and the $250 remaining balance to be paid before the seminar by contacting Christine Ashmead, Registration Coordinator.

    We will need a completed and signed wavier prior to the seminar. If you have not completed the wavier please download it here and send it in to the Registration Coordinator.