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.
When North and South Korea start inching closer toward war, everyone in the fur trade should take note. [Read More]