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  • The Department of Natural Resources wants you to be aware that, due to COVID-19 concerns, additional safety protocols are in place for furbearer registration events on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, and Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Click here for detailed information.

  • Seeking a person to perform duties as Secretary for the Minnesota Trappers Association. Contact the MTA President for more information or to apply.
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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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: District Directors have these on hand. Contact the Director in your district to get one. Click here to find the District you live in and the District Director contact information.   
2021 Sustaining Donor Patch is now available:
   (Click on patch to view a larger size)
©️ Copyright 2020 MN Trappers Assn. All rights reserved.
©️ Copyright 2019 MN Trappers Assn. All rights reserved.
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