Welcome to the
Minnesota Trappers Association
The Minnesota Trappers Association was established in January, 1959 for the sole purpose of "helping to perpetuate the nation's oldest industry - the fur trade". The MTA continues to work hard to preserve the trapping heritage and your right to trap.
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News & Notices:
- Dan Nalezny Story – Donation from Crow River Sportsmen’s Club
- NEW - Andy's Tracks 'n Trails: "The Mink"
- Important! - DNR Special Restrictions on use of Snares
- Trapper Education Field Days - COVID-19 Guidelines
- 2021 Winter Meeting Pelt Handling Events
- Tanned Fur Project: Fur Processing Volunteer List
- You can still get the new 2020 t-shirts. Get them soon! ...in the MTA Online Store.
If you have a passion for our sport and understand the importance of guiding future trappers in taking furbearers respectfully in an efficient and ethical manner, please consider joining our team of volunteer educators. Please click on Instructor Certification for additional information.DOG RELEASE KITS: District Directors should have these on hand. Contact the Director in your district to get one. Click here to find the District you live in and district contact information.