Smoke & Thunder
Rendezvous Schedule – 2011
January 7-9 Freezarse Rendezvous hosted by Manteca Sportsmen, Inc.
Manteca, CA Map available Trail Walk, Trader’s Row,
Primitive Camp, Tin Tipi Area Hot Lunch, Traditional,
Archery, Trap Shoot. Bring Yer Drinking Water!
Ned & Ava Nelson
(209) 599-2374 or Joe Krueze (209) 523-7057.
February 19 – 20 Muzzleloading Craft Show at Coeur d’Alene, ID.
is sketchy but look for Tony
Roberts’ site mountain Top Trade Co.
February 24 – 27 Horse Ridge 39th Annual Shoot & Rendezvous, east of Bend, Oregon.
Map Available Camp opens Wed, Trail walks begin Thursday @ noon!
Contact: Booshway Ratrobber (541) 389-7007 or
Coffee Bean (541) 420-0126.
March 12 Fresno County Sportsmen’s 14th Annual Swap Meet, Fresno CA.
Buy –Sell-Trade Guns, Ammo, Archery, Decoys, Game Calls,
Fishing Tackle, Boats, Motors, antique sporting equipment and
outdoor table rental space available for traders.
Contact: Doug Bowman 559-999-2346 or 559-822-2653. Map available.
March 12 – 13 Cascade Mountainmen Muzzleloading Arms and
Craft Show, Monroe, WA
March 18-20 Stony Creek Muzzleloaders at Lizard Camp , Corning, CA
Contact Doug (530) 824-0648
April 1 – 2 West Coast Horn Fair Vancouver, WA www.westcoasthornfair.com
April 1 – 3 Bear Mountain Men at Trapper’s Creek, Bella Vista, CA
Contact: Dianna (530) 917-5283
April 7 – 10 American River muzzleloaders Spring Rendezvous at Maysville, CA
Contact Dirty Hand (916) 973-8809
April 8 – 10 Sonora Smokeploers Annual Spring Rendezvous at Camp Six Bits,
Chinese Camp, CA Rifle Trailwalk & Metal Animal Silhouette, Pistol,
Hawk & Knife. Primitive Camp Judging! Sunday Services by
The Reverend Hawk. Trader’s welcome ($25 Trader Fee) and must
present proper state sales tax paperwork.
Contact Booshway Ray Townsend (209) 847-4019,
Segundo Floyd Pilchard (408) 728-1915 or Steve Bougher (209)
728-4219. Map Available!
April 8 – 10 Louderback’s
Fiddlebackers Rendezvous at Hooker Creek, Red Bluff,
Contact: Wade (530) 365-5827
April 8 – 10 Tri County Black Powder Club Oregon
Championships at Sherwood, Oregon
Contact: Clifford (530) 632-7791
April 9 – 17 Breckenridge Buckskinners 27th Annual Hart Canyon Rendezvous .
This is a primitive Rondy with limited and closed camp gate hours.
Road is rough and not recommended for RVs. Motorcycles not allowed.
Booshway: Jim Jennings (661) 323-5737,
Segundo: Frank Elliott (661) 835-1491,
Prize Chair: Steve and Zee Clark (661) 393-7901
April 13 – 17 Sonoma Valley Muzzleloaders 30th Annual Rendezvous at
Marie Hill Ranch, CA. on Hwy 128 between Booneville and
Cloverdale, CA. Map available. No Dogs allowed
as this is a working sheep ranch!
Contact: Booshway Bill Callister (415) 892-3843
Segundo Michael George
(707) 996-1308 or e-mail: Medicine Man
15 – 17 Northern Free Trappers
Spring Rondy at Cottonwood, CA
Contact: Bill (530) 378-7296
20 – 24 Fort
Umpqua muzzleloaders at Frog Holler, Oakridge, OR
Contact: Melody (541) 689-4281
April 22-24 Mr. Ranch Muzzleloaders 186th Rendezvous & Shoot, Railroad Flat, CA
Tail Walks, Paper Shoots, Hawk & knife, Period Dress encouraged,
Primitive Camp, Tin Tipi area, Trader’s Row (Trader’s Fee $30.00)
camp fee $10.00 per vehicle. Gates open Wed. 8 am but be gone by noon Monday.
Contact Booshway Michael (209) 754-1260 or
Scribe Eileen (209) 473-4324. Map Available.
April 22 – 24 Weneha Muzzleloaders Annual Rendezvous at Troy, Oregon
Contact: Little Bear (541) 523-3479
April 22 – 24 Mt. Mazama Mountain Men Clover Creek RDV at Keno, Oregon
Contact: Kurt (541) 891-5140
April 30 – May 4 California State Muzzleloading Rifle Assoc. Inc. 62nd Annual State
Championship Shoot at *the Sacramento Valley Shooting Center.
Map Available. NMLRA match & the CSMLRA shoot this year and will
again be part of the match. Match sponsors are needed and all contributions
are greatly appreciated! Contact: George
(559) 940-2365, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mike Bush (916) 362-1469
*Location change from Auberry Shooting Range at Fresno to new location!
May 1 – 2 Mile High Long Hunters Cox Creek Rendezvous at Lakeview, Oregon
Contact: Norm (541) 947-3996
May 6 – 8 Brushy Creek 2011 Annual Rendezvous near Beale AFB, Smartville, CA
available. Cannon , Trail
walk, Saturday nite Potluck
Contact Booshway Ray Lost Balls (530) 272-6953 or
Scribe Mama at email@example.com.
May 13 – 15 Grizzly Mountain Long Rifles Spring Shoot at Prineville, OR
Contact: Lorrie (541) 815-7310
May 20 – 24 Sierra Muzzleloaders Annual Rendezvous at Oroville, CA
Contact: Lovely Linda (530) 824-0243
May 20 – 24 Powell Valley Long Rifles Spring Rendezvous at Maupin, Oregon
Contact: Jim (530) 381-4781
May 27 – 30 Diablo Buckskinners Brushy Creek Rendezvous at Smartville, CA
Contact: Bob Van Dyke (925) 625-9331
May 27 – 30 Pit River Pioneers at Burney, CA Contact: Dennis (530) 335-3353
May 27 – 30 Silvies Mauraders Memorial at Seneca, OR Contact Keith (541) 542-2904
May 27 – 30 Ponderosa Mountain Men Little Deschutes River Rendezvous at Gilchrist, Oregon
Contact: Stump (541) 536-6050
May 27 – 30 Forrest Hills Black Powder Brigade Flying ‘M’ at Yamhill, Oregon
Contact: Mike (503) 864-4061
June 3 – 5 Paiute Creek Renegades Annual Rondy at Susanville, CA
Contact Terry (530) 257-2607
June 3 – 5 Veronia Muzzleloaders ‘Tall Grass’ at Veronia, OR
Contact: Jeff (530) 359-9141
June 9 – 12 Cascade Brigade Muzzleloading Club Rendezvous, Northeast of Bend OR.
At La Pine Map Available. Rifle, Pistol, Long Gong, Shotgun, Fort Shoot.
Primitive Camp, Trader’s Row, tin tipi. Bring yer water and firewood.
Hooters provided. Mean
kids and dogs must be on leash. No exceptions!
Contact: Booshway Ted Hartman (541) 788-2122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 10 – 12 Mount Shasta Longrifles 35th Annual Rendezvous at Trout Creek.
Trail Walk, (requires fire start) Pistol, Hawk & Knife, Fort Shoot,
Dutch Oven Cook-off, Stake Shoot, Long Gong. Designated Primitive Camp,
Tin Tipi and Trader’s Row. Restrooms Available, bring yer drinking water!
Contact: Harry Hall (530) 235-4546 email@example.com,
Betty (530) 926-2149 or Dion (530) 926-6942.
June 10 - 12 Snowy Mountain Muzzleloaders 7th Annual Muzzleloaders
southeast of Lewiston, Montana.
Contact: Dean at (406) 428-2286, firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 17 – 25 Pacific Primitive Rendezvous at Coffee Pot Creek, Paisley, Oregon
Booshway: Frenchie La Chapell. For more info, please visit ‘
we recommend’ on
this web site. More to follow!
June 17 – 19 Little Butte Mountain Men High Cascade Rendezvous at Keno, OR
Contact: Rick (541) 855-1992
June 28 – July 4 Jed Smith Mountaineers at Tall Trees on the Smith River, CA
Contact: Trapper John (707) 722-4259
July 8 – 10 Mile High Long Hunters Cox Creek Invitational at Lakeview, OR
Contact: Norm (541) 947-3996
July 14 – 16 Fort Umpqua Muzzleloaders Broken
Wagon Rendezvous at Eugene, OR
Contact: Allyn (541) 935-8528
July 15 – 17 Modoc Muzzleloaders Beaver Dam Cabin Rondy at Alturas, CA
Contact: Ken (530) 233-5769
July 15 – 17 Siskiyou Mountain Men Deer Camp Rendezvous at Deer Camp, CA
Contact: Glowing Feather (530) 842-6051
July 15 – 17 Barlow Trail Long Rifles Salmon River at Mt. Hood Nat’l Forrest, OR
Contact: Stinky (503) 668-6275
July 21 – 26 Western States Muzzleloaders Jed Smith Shoot at Grants Pass, OR
Contact Ken (925) 672-7088
July 22 – 24
Stone Cellars 2011 has been
cancelled Meadow Annual Rendezvous at Loon Lake, CA Contact
Dick Murray (209) 367-8722 for details of the 2012
July 22 – 24 Mt. Mazama Mountain Men Shotgun Rondy at Keno, OR
Contact: Andy (541) 891-3414
August 4 – 7 Tioga Mountain Men Summer Shoot at Coos Bay, OR
Contact: Buff (541) 396-6217
August 4 – 7 Vernonia Muzzleloaders Nehalem River Shoot at Vernonia, OR
Contact: Jeff (503-324-4024
August 12 – 14 Durham Ferry 7th Annual Rendezvous at Manteca, CA
Mountain Man Trail Walk, Cowboy Rifle, Traditional Archery. Traders welcome
No Trader’s Fee! Primitive Camp, Tin Tipi, Hot Lunch. Dry Camp.
Contact: Ned & Ava Nelson (209) 599-2374, Joe Krueze (209) 523-7057 or
Rhonda George (209) 526-4876. Flyer and map available upon request.
September 2 – 5 Grande Ronde Muzzleloaders at La Grande, OR
Contact: Dave (541) 963-2440
September 9 – 11 Pit River Pioneers at Shelly Creek, Fall River CA
Contact Bob (530) 335-2237
September 9 – 11 Mt Mazama
Mountain Men Little Bear Creek at Paisley, OR
Contact: Mack the Knife (541) 281-2422
September 16 – 18 Steens Mountain
Men Yellowjacket Rondy at
Lake Burns, OR
Contact Kevin (541) 573-2234
Sept. 30 – Oct 2 Forrest Hills Black Powder Brigade Trask Mountain Primitive at Yamhill, OR
Contact Jack (503) 324-6700
October 14 – 16 Diablo Buckskinners/American River Primitive Rendezvous near Forbestown, CA
Contact: Homeless (530) 478-5744
November 4 – 6 Modesto Muzzleloaders Annual Rendezvous and Shoot at Camp Six Bits
Contact Rhonda George at (209) 526-4876 or
Kroeze (209) 523-7057
November 11 – 13 Yolla Bolly Frontiersmen 29th Annual Rendezvous at Red Bluff.
No Traders Fee. No food vendors without prior permission.
pre-registration is encouraged and will be limited to the first 400 entries.
Shooter Registration: Frank Hermann 21205 Wilcox Rd. Red Bluff, CA 96080 (530) 527-4895
Trader Registration: Tom & Dee Hamill 19120 Reeds Creek Rd. Red Bluff CA 96080 (530) 527-5778 email@example.com
December 3 Stoney Creek Muzzleloaders Toy Shoot (it’s for the children) at Corning, CA
Contact: Doug Hatley (530) 824-0648
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‘Absolute Truth & a Few Good Storys:
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trapline, hunting, and friends of Rendezvous.