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:
- Convention Photos, + Winners, and Awards
- "Professional Trapping is Tough" from Jan-Feb 1963 Conservation Volunteer magazine.
- Andy's "Tracks 'n Trails" Feature Stories & Photos by Andy Shoemaker
- Tanned Fur Project: Fur Processing Volunteer List
- 2021 Sustaining Donor Patch (Click to view patch in detailed image)
DOG RELEASE KITS: Available at no cost. Click here to order.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.