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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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: Available at no cost. Click here to order.
News & Notices:
- New Officers, Directors, and Co-Directors please read the Webmaster Fall Report.
- Convention Photos
- "Professional Trapping is Tough" from Jan-Feb, 1963 Conservation Volunteer magazine.
- Andy's Tracks 'n Trails: "Otters"
- Tanned Fur Project: Fur Processing Volunteer List
- 2021 Sustaining Donor Patch (Click on patch to view a larger detailed image)