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:
- Fur Handling Day, February 27, 2021
- Convention 2021 Information
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:
Dog release kits are available at no cost. They can be obtained from any MTA Regional Director or by mail. Click here to order a free dog release kit by mail (limit of 3). If you have any questions, contact your Regional MTA Director