Serge Lariviére In his latest Fur Market Report, Trapper & Predator Caller fur market expert Serge Lariviére says that despite a mild winter, demand from China for fur has driven prices to exciting new highs. And with those highs, the time has come … [Read More]
Trapper & Predator Caller‘s fur market expert, Serge Lariviére, says trappers have reason to be excited after Fur Harvesters Auction and North American Fur Auctions both opened with record-breaking sales. “Everybody knows the fur market is a real roller coaster, and … [Read More]
You’re going to notice a big hole in the next issue of Trapper & Predator Caller. It’s the first issue since January 1983 that doesn’t have a new, up-to-date “Fur Market Report” from Parker Dozhier. In early January, soon before deadline day, Managing Editor Jared Blohm received a note from Parker saying that he’d just found out he had a serious illness and that he would no longer be able to write his “Fur Market Report.” [Read More]
Fur Harvesters Auction held their first auction of the season this past weekend, and the results are very encouraging for furtakers. A news release from FHA calls the sale “one of the most successful January auctions in our company`s history.” … [Read More]
As the major North American fur auctions begin this winter and record-high prices continued at the season’s first European auctions, optimism is high for the fur market. Alan Herscovici, the executive vice-president of the Fur Council of Canada credits “design … [Read More]
Initially, Russia was poised for a normal frigid winter with early fall temperatures ranging around freezing. But December turned unseasonably mild with very little snow and warmer days. [Read More]
Three months ago, optimism among trappers and country fur buyers was apparent. Things have changed. [Read More]
Market patterns are similar to circumstances that lead to 1970’s fur boom.
Fluctuations in prices are partly due to buyers chasing fur on speculation.