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MTA Official Mission Statement:
“Helping to perpetuate the Nation’s oldest industry, the fur trade:  
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.

NEW!  MTA is on Facebook!  Check it out by clicking on the link below...
News & Notices:
  • Tanned Fur Project: Fur Processing Volunteer List
  • 2022 Sustaining Donor Patch - (Click on patch to view a larger image)
    The patch for the 2022 Sustaining Donor Program is available.  All proceeds will be going to the Promotions and Marketing for the MTA.  Please contact Denise Windschitl to sign up for the Sustaining Donor Program.  Previous years are still available as well.
Interested in becoming a MTA/DNR Certified Trapping Instructor for Minnesota?
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. Limit of 2 per order. -- Click here to order.

New Clothing (shown here) available at the MTA Online Store!
Most sizes are nearly gone. Order soon.

New 2022 MTA Calendar - Each month showcases an antique trap. In the MTA Store  
©️ Copyright 2022. MN Trappers Assn. All rights reserved.
©️ Copyright 2022. MN Trappers Assn. All rights reserved.
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