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Fur Takers of America, Inc. a non-profit organization, was founded in 1968 providing a national brotherhood of strength to promote and protect our trapping heritage all across North America.

Trapping & Furbearer Management in North American Wildlife Conservation

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The August 2016 edition of the Fur Taker Magazine is now online!
View the entire magazine at your leisure exclusively on the FTA website. Articles include the 2016 FTA Rendezvous, Traps in Schools program and much more. Each FTA membership receives a free monthly issue by mail.
Fur Taker Magazine Issue Now Online!
Current FTA Members: If you prefer, you can now receive your monthly issue of the Fur Taker Magazine electonically instead of by mail. Contact Dave Hastings ftaeditor@yahoo.com for more info.
FTA & International Trapper Communications
FTA International Trappers
Seven Spanish trappers visited the woods and streams of southern Indiana to experience first-hand what many of us take for granted. They came from a land that allows only four types of traps.
Read the complete article with many photos included.

Zip Tie Method of Body Grip Removal

See the newest information available at our Furbearer Education website -- an educational lesson courtesy of the Minnesota Trappers Association.

Trapping Awareness & Attitudes
Find out more about how aware people are of trapping and what their attitudes might be in this new study conducted by the Association of Fish and Wildlife. Read Study

Trappers College Memorial 
Scholarship Donations

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50th Anniversary Auctions  June 30th

• Handmade Knife & Sheath
• Handmade Bear Trap
• Commemorative Wood Stretcher
• Traps of Top Trappers
• Slot at Trapper's College
• Plus More!
All money generated by these auctions will be carefully spent to enhance the future of trapping in America.

Special Edition Rifle

Henry Golden Boy .22 Lever Action Model H004
Only 50 numbered guns will be made! Purchase your rifle today, or try your luck at the FTA Auction! Read More
Adventure Auctions
• New Brunswick Bear Hunting
• Oklahoma Catfishing
• Mississippi Hog Hunting
• Tennessee River Catfishing

Absentee bids can be accepted!

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 FTA Adventure
 Auction Details
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Pete Askins biography book raises money for FTA. Read More
Pete Askins