Rendezvous Schedule 2009




January 9-11  Freezarse Rendezvous Hosted by Manteca Sportsmen, Inc.
Map Available, Trail Walk, Trader’s Row, Primitive Camp

                   Contact Ned & Ava Nelson 209-599-2374 or Joe Kroeze 209-523-7057


Feb. 19 – 22  37th Annual Horse Ridge (Winter Bend) Rendezvous

                   Grizzly Mountain Long Rifles Assoc.

                        Trades welcome early but must call ahead! No Exceptions!

                        Booshway; Pretty Flinchy (541) 815-7310,, Segundo:

                        Coffee Bean (541) 420-0126. Club:


March 20-22  25th Annual Stony Creek Muzzleloaders Rendezvous at Lizzard Camp.

                   Map Available. Traders Welcome in on the 18th.

                        Contact: Doug Hatley (530) 824-0648 or Frank (530) 824-0516


April  3-5      Bear Mountain Men 15th Annual Trappers Creek Rendezvous.

Map available. Pre-registration recommended, limited to 300 shooters.

Traders are Welcome!

Call Diana or Steve (530) 347-6436. Camp/Trade: Ernie (530) 549-5170


April 10-12    Sonora Smokepolers Annual Spring Shoot at Camp Six Bits, Chinese Camp, CA 

Map Available.  Traders: $25.00 . Day visitors admitted free!!

Central Campfire on Saturday night where many stories will be told, music played and

laughter till the sun puts the moon to sleep! Good Friday and Sunday Services by Reverend Hawk. 

Dry camp so bring yer water. No Dogs on Trader’s Row-NO EXCEPTIONS!

Contact: Scott (209) 532-8659, Harry & Betty, (209) 878-0132 Bruce (209) 588-9110


April 10-12    Louderback 31st Annual Rendezvous at Cottonwood, CA

Pre-registration requested. Dry camp, food service may be available.

Food vendors by invitation only and permits are required! 

Primitive, Trader’s Row and tin tipi.

Contact: Pat (530) 2441439. Terry (530) 275-6666,

Registration: Bob Wenham,

                        Scribe: Jacqueline @


April 16-19    American River Muzzleloaders Primitive Rendezvous

                   Traders welcome in on the 15th with period trade goods and camp.

Contact:  Booshway Dirty Hand (916) 973-8809


April 11-19    25th Annual Hart Canyon Rendezvous,

                   1740-1840 Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Period Encampment presented by the Breckenridge Buckskinners. , Map available.

                        Contact: Booshway Gene Gomes 559-783-2072; Segundo LeRoy Rice 661-833-7013

                        Prize Chair Steve & Zee Clark 661-393-790


April 17-19    Northern Free Trappers Annual Rendezvous in Cottonwood, CA

                   Contact Prez Lil Crow (530) 378-1215 Or No Map (530) 347-1725.

                        Traders welcome on Monday April 13-please call ahead to let camp

know yer on the trail!


April 17-19    Sonoma Valley Muzzleloaders 28th Annual Rendezvous

                   Between Booneville and Cloverdale, CA

Booshway: Mike Van Meter (707) 452-0386, Segundo: Gil Britt (707) 938-4470


April 24-26    Mt. Ranch Muzzleloaders 182nd Rendezvous at Railroad Flat, CA

Traders Row, Trail Walk, Paper shoot, Smoothbore, Clay birds.

Rifle, pistol, hawk & knife, Bull stuff and lots of grins.

Bring Yer best for this will be a test!

Contact Prez Michael (209) 754-1260 or Scribe Eileen (209) 474-0193


Apr29-May 3 Brushy Creek Rangers 2009 Rendezvous – Smartsville Rd., Map Available

                        Shot Gun, Long Gong, Rifle, Pistol, Hawk & Knife, Cannon Shoot @ 8AM Sunday

                        Saturday nite Potluck – Traders welcome Wednesday AM.

                        Contact: Booshway Ray (530) 272-6953,

Segundo Snowhawk (530) 272-5023


May 2-6        60th Annual State Championship Shoot at Clovis, CA

                   Rules and Regs for the California State Muzzle Loading Rifle Association will prevail!

                        Fresno Rifle and Pistol Club on Auberry Rd. Map available. NEED SPONSORS!!!

                        Contact: George Steger, CSMNRLA President 559-298-7674


May 15-17     Sierra Muzzleloaders Spring Rendezvous near Brownsville, CA.  Map Available

                        Rifle, Pistol, Trade Gun, Shotgun, Cannons & Mortars, Hawk & Knife, Archery

                        Pre-registration encouraged. Yapping dogs could be tomorrow nite’s stew!

Traders Welcome, Contact; Booshway Owl, (530) 692-9698,

Prez Whiteman (530) 743-3172


May 22-25     Diablo Buckskinners Rendezvous at Spenceville Wildlife Area (Brushy Creek) CA.

PoPo Annie’s Café, Trail Walk & New Archery Trail Walk! 
Dry Camp-bring water.

Contact: Greenhorn Foley 925-685-2177. Map available.


June 12-14      MSLR Trout Creek 32nd Annual Rendezvous near McCloud CA up near Shasta in Northern CA.

                        Pre-registrations encouraged! Traders welcome! Full Primitive, Traders Row and Tin Tipi.

                        Restrooms available, Bring yer water!

                        Contact; Harry (530) 235-4546,


June 12 - 21   Pacific Primitive Rendezvous at Forbestown, CA

                        Registration deadline: May 15, 2009.

                        Booshway: ‘Homeless’ Bill Alexander (530) 478-5744,

                        Trade Chief: Michele Hoffman (719) 783-0332,

                        Horse & Mule Camp Chief: Rena Johnson (406) 826-6625



June 19 – 21  Idaho Free Trappers 27th Annual Backwoods Rendezvous at Kennedy Ranch, Cascade, Idaho

                   Club Booshway: Jerry Sieber (208) 424-1961, RDV Booshway: Al Hayden (208) 343-7300

                        Registration: Linda Smith (208) 321-8056



June 28-July 4 31st Annual Jed Smith Mountain Men at Crescent City on Rowdy Creek ,CA.

                   Contact Prez Trapper John (707) 722-4259, Booshway: The Grey One (707) 487-2860,

                        Scribe: Marhie (707) 487-2860


July 16 – 18   1st Annual Broken Wagon Rendezvous at Polyrock Ranch, Eugene, OR. 

sponsored by Fort Umpqua Muzzleloaders. Traders Row, Primitive Camp, Campfire w/ live entertainment,

Chuck Wagon serving meals daily. Pre-registration encouraged.

Booshway Allyn Wilson,

Segundo Giggles



July 24-26     Stone Cellars Meadows Rendezvous sponsored by Fort Sutter Muzzle Loaders of Sacramento

                   Period Dress Competition Sat nite, Tender Puppy Café serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner!

                        Traders welcome, cabins available, hot showers. Primitive and tin teepee camping.

                        Contact Booshway Dick Murray (209) 367-8722 or Segundo Joe Rhode (916) 392-6197


August 6-9     Tioga Mountain Man 2009 Summer Rendezvous, Mast Family Farm in Coquille, OR Map available

                             Lots of Shooting, Dutch oven cook off, Saturday Potluck, Traders Row, Primitive Camp, some firewood, dry camp- 

Bring yer water! Pre registration is encouraged

Booshway: Ken Sjogren (541) 396-5565

Segundo:  Buff Coplin (541) 396-6217

Tioga Mountain Man PO Box 306 North Bend, OR  97459


August 7-9     Durham Ferry 5th Annual Rendezvous at Manteca on the banks of the San Joaquin River sponsored

                        by the Manteca Sportsmen, Inc. Family oriented so we can all grin!

Trail Walk, Traders Row, Trap Shoot and a Special Invitation to All Cowboys and Traditional Archers.

Bring yer water, open fires as conditions permit.

Contact: Ned and Ava (209) 599-2374, Segundo Joe Kroeze (559) 523-7057 Map Available.


Sept 5–7        Bell’s Fort Free Trappers and Muzzleloaders 25th Annual Rendezvous

                   Big South Park, Royal Gorge  South Rim, Canon City ,Colorado

                        Public welcome. Traders early setup 09/04/09. Primitive and modern camp.

                        Map Available! Wood and Water are available.  Must enter thru South Rim for

                        Free Admission to Gorge attractions.,

                        Booshway: Joe (719) 547-2169, Segundo: Bob (719) 676-2019


October 9 -11 Mt. Ranch Muzzleloaders at Railroad Flat, CA

Gates open Wednesday 9 AM. Must be out by Noon Monday 13th.

                        Primitive Camp area, Traders welcome        ($30) blanket Traders ($15)

                         Contact Prez Michael (209) 754-1260 or Rusty Gun (209) 754-3713


October 15-19 Total  Primitive  RDV, Spenceville, CA (Brushy Creek). 

                   hosted by American River Muzzleloaders and the Diablo Buckskinners.

                   Contact: Randy McCrum (916) 363-5140, Greenhorn Foley (925) 685-2177


Oct.              Modesto Muzzleloaders Shoot at Camp Six Bits

                   Trail walk and lots of festivities! Primitive Camp, Tin Tipi. Preregistration encouraged.

                        Traders welcome and must have tax forms. $25 for the duration.

                        Contact Rhonda George (209) 526-4876, Ned & Ava Nelson (209) 599-2374,

Pat Delano (209) 575-4038


Nov. 6-8       Spring Mountain Free Trappers in Las Vegas NV. Right next to Red Rock Canyon.

Booshway Dan Trousdale (702) 645-2658. Early set up on the 4th and 5th.

Please visit at:


Nov 13-15     Yolla Bolly Frontiersmen 27th Annual Rendevvous - Trail Walk and Blanket Shoot.

Traders by invitation only! Pre-registration by Nov. 1 or the first 420 shooters

(which ever comes first). Early campers welcome on Thursday th 12th.

Traders on Wednesday but yer gotta call first!

Send Trader Registration to:        Tom & Dee Hamill  19120 Reeds Creek Rd.

Red Bluff CA 96080-9231 (530) 527-5778

Send Shooter Registration to:       Frank Hermann  21205 Wilcox Rd.

Red Bluff, CA 96080 (530) 527-4895 John @ (530) 528-0323

NO CALLS AFTER 9:00 PM PDT!!! NO EXCEPTIONS! We have earned our quiet time!



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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.


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