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:Nominations for Hall of Fame, Trapper of the Year, and Scholarship:
Click here to find the Nomination Forms: Need to Submit by July 1st.
2019 Convention Information:
The 2019 MTA Summer Convention will be held in Redwood Falls, MN. August 1 - 3, 2019. Check back here for further updates.
- Nomination Forms for Hall of Fame, Trapper of the Year, and Scholarship. Deadline to submit is July 1st.
- 2019 MTA Convention Patch (shown at right) - Click on the image for a larger view.
- More information on the 2019 Convention can be found under the Organization Tab above.
Additional Information:2019 Sustaining Donor Patch Available... read more.
Click on the patch at right for a larger view.Interested in becoming an MTA/DNR Certified TrappingInstructor 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.TANNED FUR PROJECT - Fur Processing Volunteer List
DOG RELEASE KITS: District Directors should have these on hand. Contact the Director in your district to get one. Click here to find the District you live in and district contact information.