Smoke & Thunder

Rendezvous Schedule – 2018


January 12-14
2018
Freezares Annual Rendezvous at the Manteca Sportsmans Club. Reverend Hawk will have Sunday Service. Contact Rhonda at rhondageorge1120@sbcglobal.net
   
February
21 - 25

Horse Ridge Winter Shoot and Rendezvous sponsored by the Grizzlie Mountain Long Rifles in Central Oregon. Map available. Percussion, Flint, Trade Gun, H & K, Archery, Long Gong and Squirrel Gun. Please pre-register by Feb. 16, 2018. Contact Ted Hartmen 4377 NW Canal Blvd #1 Redmond, Oregon 97756

March
15 - 18

32st Annual Rendezvous, Stoney Creek Muzzleloaders at Lizard Camp.Map Available. Rifle, Pistol, Trade Gun, Archery, Cannon Shoot. Dutch Oven and more. Traders welcome. Food vendors. Contact Booshway Tom (530) 824-0633 or Segundo Frank (530) 534 3366.

April 6 -8

Bear Mountain Men 24th Annual Trappers Creek Rendezvous. Map Available.Rifle. Pistol, Hawk & Knife, Primative Camp, Tin Teepee area. Traders welcome. Shooters and campers welcome after 1:00 PM on Thursday. Registration info call Tom Crowl 530.945.0401. Traders and campers: Ernie Stephenson 530. 549-5170. Pre-registration is encouraged.  

April 10-15

American River Muzzleloaders Spring Primitive Rendezvous, east of Marysville, CA at the Brushy Creek Area of Spenceville Wildlife Refuge. Map Available. Early set up on the 9 th and be out by Sunday. NO exceptions. Period clothing required. VERY limited tin tipi area. Contact Segundo Tom 916.991.0678.

April 12-15

Louderback's 40th Annual RDV at Hooker Creek near Redding CA. Map Available. Pre-registration is encouraged. Primative, tin tipi and Traders Row. Boosway: Wade Bellinger (530) 365-5827 wbellinger@outlook.com or Jackie Breedlove (530) 223-1935 Mail entries to LOUDERBACKS c/o Bob Wenham 6861 Happy Valley Road, Anderson, CA 96007.

April 19-22

Sonoma Valley Muzzleloaders 38thAnnual Rendezvous at Marie Hill Ranch west of Cloverdale, CA. Map available. This is a working sheep ranch. NO DOGS ALLOWED! Traders welcome on Wednesday for set up, fee $25 or donation of equal value. No ground fires, bring your wood and water. Booshway : Chuck Cross 707.364.1882 Segundo Michael George 707.479.0112. Come see us at sonomavalleymuzzleloaders.org.

April
18 - 22

Bakersfield Muzzleloaders presents the 48th Peter Lebec Rendezvous. Map Available. Welcome all Traders, Primitives andTin Tipis No Trader's fee, but donations are always welcome. Period dress highly recommended. No Inlines! Contact: Booshway Ron Rogers 760.549.9940 or Prez Jim Malouf 760.376.6878 Pease come visit at www.bakersfieldmuzzleloaders.net .

April

24th Annual 18th Century Market Fair, Fort Frederick, Big Pool Maryland about 15 minutes west of Hagerstown. Driving directions are on their website. Welcome sutlers, traders, street vendors and entertainers. Contact the Visitor's Center at 301.842.2155 and go to www.FortFrederick.com.
April

Mt. Ranch Muzzleloaders Rendezvous at Railroad Flat,CA. Map available. Traders Welcome, Gates open Wednesday at 8:00A.M. Camping fee $15.00 per vehicle, Traders welcome, fee -maybe, blanket trade $15. Revend Hawk will have Sunday Service. Contact: Booshway Michael, 209. 768-4094 Scribe: Eileen 209.473.4324, Rusty Gun 209.754.3713.

May
1-6

37th Annual Bloody Lake Rendezvous at Blackhawk Memorial Park, Woodford, WI sponsored by Yellowstone Flint and Cap, Inc. Buckskinners only Tuesday - Sunday. Pre-1840 period dress and Accoutrements required. Wood & water is furnished. Ice available. Traders: $35/business. Tin tipi area available away from primitive camp. Booshway Steve 608.325.5034 Co-Booshway Jodi, Head Dog Soldier Mike sparkie@lagrant.net, Scribe Vicki nvet@centurytel.net. Visit yellowstoneblackhawkpark.webs.com.  

May 4-6

Sonora Smokepolers Annual Spring Rendezvous at Camp Six Bits, Chinese Camp CA.. Map available. Trail Walk , metal animal silhouette targets, hawk & knife, privitive camp, Traders welcome at no charge but must have tax paperwork. OH BOO ! Great raffel prizes including a rifle donated by the Kaiser Family in memory of our Brother Glen KaiserBring yer water. Sunday Service by Reverend Hawk. Day visitors are welcome! Booshway Tony Abbot 209.482.0596 or Segundo J.C. Duncan (209) 984-3523 Visit www.Sonorasmokepolers.org.

 

May 4-6


Brushy Creek Rangers 2018Annual Rendezvous near Smartsville , CA. Map Available. Gates open at 9:00 Wednesday May 2. Rifle, Pistol, Hawk & Knife Trail Walks, Shotgun, Cannon Shoot, and Dutch oven. Saturday nite Potluck! Booshway Dennis 916.412.0839, Prez Nameless 530.432.2209 b.e.robbins@sbcglobal.net

May
17 - 20

Flathead Valley Muzzleloaders Merical Mountain Rendezvous near Marion, Montana. Early set up Thursday May 17 Dry camp, primitive and tin tipi, Traders welcome. Post 1840 cell phones must be silent and loose dogs not allowed under any circumstance! Booshway Randy Burns 406.755.1262, Segundo Mike Jorgenson 406.837.0135.  

May 18-20

Sierra Muzzloaders 27th Annual Spring Rendezvous at Brownsville, CA. Traders welcome, no fee. Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun, Archery, Hawk & Knife, Cannon & Golf Ball Mortar. Primitive Camp and Tin Tipi. Map and Flyer available. Booshway: Bill Whitlock (530) 824-0243, Segundo Dave Riggs 916.333.1223. Take a look see at www.sierramuzzleloaders.com .

May 19


14th Annual 1825 Living History Rendezvous at the Bettencourt Ranch in Winton, CA. Free addmittance, free parking and good food on site. Map Available. Open 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Contact Ron at (209) 723-3733, rendezvoustrade@yahoo.com, Curt & Judy at judyjukebox@sbcglobal.net or Lon at (209) 769-4510 al911fan@aol.com Directions go to www.safetyfirstshooting.org.

May 25 - 28

Sapphire Mountain Men 37nd Annual Wildhorse Rendezvous in Cyr, Montana 35 miles west of Missoula. Trail Walks, Smoothbore, Archery, Cannon Shoot, Chile Cooking contest, Sat. Pot Luck. Sunday, Coffee and buscuits cookoff. Traders welcome, camp fee $30 and competitors Fee $5. Booshway Mike Tomell 406.626.4702, Segundo Chris Haxton 406.531.1574 sapphiremountainmen.tripod.com.  
May 30 - June 3


Port-Neuf Rendezvous near McCammon, Idaho. Map available, Trader's Circle, Shotgun, knife & Hawk, BP Cartridge and primitive archery. No Inlines! Primative and tipi camping. Booshway Tony Domingo 208.242.6687, Segundo Robert Kroger PortNeufMuzzleloaders.com.  

May

24-27


Pit River Pioneers 37th Annual and Shelly Creek 16th Annual Combined Rendezvous at Fall River Mills, CA. Early camp for Traders welcome on Thursday. Primitive camp and tin teepee. Dry Camp! Cannon Shoot on Sunday afternoon. Pre-registration encouraged. Map & Flyer available. Contact: Ron 530.238.7148 or Jack 530.335.2737.  

June
7-10


MSLR Trout Creek 42nd Annual Rendezvous. Map available. Traders welcome, Primative and Tin Tipi. Rifle and Squirrel Shoot, Hawk & Knife, Pee Wee Seneca. Early set up for traders on the 6th. This is a U.S.F.S. Campground, Private land North of the Cattle Guard. We must respect our land. Camping for 15 days is available.Restrooms. Bring yer water! Pre-registration bu June 1 is encouraged. Contact: Scribe Betty:559.926.2149, leas.snowfox@gmail.com,

 

 

June 10-16

 

Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous at Raton, New Mexico. Map Available. Hosted by NRA Whittington Center. Tall pines, high grassy meadows and a cool stream at 6,741 elevation. Early set up for Traders and primitive 8-9. Trail Walks, Shotgun and Smoothbore, Primative Archery, Jug and dessert contests. Traders - no fee. Booshway P. J Shillingss, Jeremy Stodghill 719.429.9743, Segundo Dirty Shirt 979.571.6612. Visit our web site at http://cap-n-ball.com/raton.  

June

Coeur d'Alene Muzzleloaders 2nd Annual Poirier Ranch Rendezvous ( formerly Gold Mountain Rendezvous). Map available. Primitive and Tin Tipi are separate, Bring yer water and firewood. Traders welcome $10 . Trail walk, Hawk and knife, Archery. Saturday evening pot luck. Booshway Pat Silbernagle 208.255.8812 Segundo Lee Hammond, Segundo Pam Shelton 208.819.2434.
June
Hog Heaven Muzzleloaders 2018 Rendezvous at Troy, Idaho. Primitive and Tin Tipi are separated by a stream and a bridge. Traders and Visitors welcome. Trail Walk, Pistol Shoot, Fort Shoot, Sat. nite potluck, Contact Tom Wilson 208.892.0885, tdypossumden@verizon.net or Vern Illi 208.835.5872, verncyn@tds.net.  

June 15 - 22

Pacific Primitive Rendezvous at La Grande, Oregon Total primitive rules apply to camp, dress and weaponry. Traders. Early pre-registered Traders set up on Wednesday June 13. Closed to the public. Pre-registration by May 18, 2018. Contact Booshway Mark 'Otterhound ' Vlack 503 801 1475. Take a look www.pacificprimitiverendezvous.com

June 29 - July 5


Jed Smith Mountain Men 40th Annual Tall Trees Rendezvous near Smith River, CA. Map Available. JSMM Rendezvous Rules prevail. Primitive Camp, Traders welcome, Liars contest and raffles. Parade on July 4th and y'all are welcome to walk with us! Contact Brian Scott 707.954.6032, Trapper john 707.722.4259, Bear Paw 707.839.3967 or Joyce 707.458.3585.

 

June


High Plains Regional Rendezvous Assn. (not affiliated with the NMLRA) presents the annual RDV and is .welcome to Bermidji, Minnesota this year near the headwaters of the Mississippi. Map available. Rotating through the Dakotas, Nebraska and Minnesota, each location is home for a fine primitive RDV! Water, wood and hooters. Primitive camp brings 200 - 250 camps and is 'closed' with the public only invited 1 day. Booshway: Allison Butterfield 218.259.2247, Segundo Al Witthoeft 218.841.7096 or go to hprr.org.

 



34th Annual Midwest Primitive Rendezvous sponsored by the Grand Valley Cap and Ball, Grand Rapids MI. Map available. NO pets in primitive camp! All clothing, tentage and accoutrements period 1640-1840 in North America. Traders fee $30 in addition to participation fees. Booshway: Jennifer Beaty 414.659.5294
July

Space Available

 
July 20 - 22
Lolo Trail Muzzleloader 42nd Annual Club Rendezvous at Reggear's Tree Farm, Orofino, Idaho. Map available. Dry camp. no power and limited cell phone. Potluck, Raffle and Medals for top Mountain Man, Mountain Woman and Junior Trappers. Contact Dusti 208.827.2786 or text lolomuzzclub@gmail.com  
July This is for other stuff yet to be listed...  
July 14 - 21
Rocky Mountain National Rendezvous Creed Colorado. Map available. Booshway: Taylor Tomlin and Woodman. rmnr2018@aol.com. Purser jan.stout@yahoo.com
July
Coeur d'Alene's Old Mission State Park 31st Annual Historic Skills Fair and Encampment. Live music all weekend. Experience historic skills, demonstrations and a Mountain Man Encampment. Blacksmithing, Weaving, Spinning, Tatting & Lace, Food and Fun! Call 208.682.3814. All park admission fees apply.  
July
Upper Peninsula Muzzle Loaders Association 38th Annual Rendezvous at Ottawa Sportmen's Club M-38, Baraga, MI. Primitive and Tin Tipi, Rifle, Pistol, Archery and Sat nite pot luck! Early set up on the 19th. Traders welcome - no charge. Call Prez John Pera or Jon Hinkel (906) 353-6511  
July

5th Annual Oregon Trail Days in Oregon, Illinois. Celebrating Native American and Western American Heritage. Map available. I have chatted with Amy and this looks to be a very fine time. Please go to oregontraildays.org or amytrimble5@gmail.com

 
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August


Hugh Glass 3nd Annual Rehdezvous atLemmon SD. Rendezvous set-up at Hugh Glass Recreation Area - Shadehill, SD. Camping, cooking, Shooting and various contest on Saturday August 26. Go to www.hughglass.com  

August 10-12, 2018

 


Durham Ferry Annual Rendezvous hosted by the Long Rifles of the Manteca Sportsmen, Inc. Map Available. Trail Walk, Traditional Trader's Row, Primitive Camp, Tin Teepee area, Archery Trail, Cowboy Rifle & Pistol welcome. Early set up aand Food will be available. Bring yer water and open fires as conditions permit. Contact Rhonda at rhondageorge1120@sbcglobal.net 209.614.4006 or Joe Kroeze 209.523.7057. Come see us at Manteca.Sportsman.org.

August
La Grande 42nd Annual Rondevous in eastern Oregon. Map Available. Rifle Trail, Silhouettes, Hawk & Knife, Primitive Archery, Pistol Trail and Peewee Trail. Shotgun Saturday, Website: www.lgrpc.com or contact Segundo: Dyin Goose 541.963.2440 jbing@eoni.com or Booshway Mountain Man 541.910.4132 mtman1118@gmail.com  
     
September
Mid-Columbia Traditional Arts & Music Assoc in cooperation with Sagebrush Freetrappers and The Horse Heaven Historical Re-enactors bring Heritage Days 2014 at Sacajawea State Park, Pasco, WA. Blanket trading in primitive camps only. Traditional Traders $45. Registration $15/camp and Food Vendors must contact the event coordinator: Reade Obern 509.492.1555, readeo@clearwire.net.  

 

 

   
October Spring Mountain Free Trappers Rendezvous at the Spring Mountain State Park, Las Vegas, Nevada. Early set up and traders welcome Go to SMFTLV.COM Call Buffalo Rump @ 702.645.2658

October


Mt. Ranch Muzzleloaders Trail Walk at Railroad Flat, CA. Map Available. Gates open at 9:00 Am Wednesday. Shotgun and Tradegun Fri & Sat, Trail walk, hawk & Knife. Traders welcome ($30.00), Blanket Traders ($15.00), Primitive camp, no ground fires. Booshway Michael (209) 768-4094, Segundo Rusty Gun (209) 754-3713,Scribe Eileen (209) 473-4324

October Laguna Mountain Annual Rendezvous at Mataguay Scout Reservation, near Santa Ysabel, CA. Finest mountain man encampment in the western US! Primitive and modern camping available on the site. Map available. Primitive Traders welcome, must be in pre 1840 attire to sell. No plastic and know yer stuff. Early set up for Traders-call for details. Daily camp meetings and gate hours are enforced. Preregistration highly encouraged. Visit us at www.lagunamountainrendezvous.com or for questions get jrobards@cox.net.  

November
4th Sunday of the Month

Fresno Rifle and Pistol Club Muzzleloading Rifle Shoot. Metal targets at 25 and 50 yards, 30 - 40 shots. Pre-registration is encouraged as space and targets are limited. Call Jim at (559) 978-0864. Smoke and Thunder will be on site with product, parts& pieces, caps and stuff. Please call Shannon Lone Eagle at (559) 298-7586 for orders to be delivered to the shoot.  

November

Rondezvous has been cancelled for this year. Modesto Muzzleloaders Rendezvous at Camp Six Bits. Please stay in touch with me, th 'Ol Lone Eagle at 559.298.7586. Will let you know when plans have been accepted.

November
10 - 12 2017



Yolla Bolly Frontiersmen 35th Annual Rendezvous at Red Bluff. Traders by invitation only - No Fee. No food vendors without prior permission. Early campers welcome on the 8th! Bring yer water and wood. Be prepared for no open fires. Preregistration by 11/01/17 for the first 420 shooters. Call Mike or Cheryl at 530.527.6913, cherlindauer@hotmail.com or John 530.526.7855. Shoot info only call Mike 530.527.6913 **NO CALLS AFTER 8:00 PM**

 

December

2017

 

 

19th Annual Toy Shoot sponsored by the Stony Creek Muzzle Loaders. 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Entry fee is one new unwrapped toy (valued at $10 or more) per shooter . All toys donated to the Corning Fire Dept. Black powder rifle ROUND BALL & PATCH ONLY, In Lines OK Map available. Call Doug(530) 824-0648, Walt (530) 824-6521 or Carol Jean (530) 824-6521.

 

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I gotta a pile a clay pipes, pewter cups Damascus Steel knife blades, Brain tanned and

lots of other goodies for your shoppin delight!

 

Safe Journey,

 

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Smoke & Thunder

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(559) 298-7586

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Absolute Truth & a Few Good Storys:

A few pages from the Journal of the Ol Lone Eagle drawn from the tales of the trapline, hunting, and friends of Rendezvous.

@SWK 01/06/2014