March 2018 Fur Market Report

First Wild Fur Auction of Year Prices are what we predicted but beaver castor is booming! By Serge Lariviére Selling season is now upon us for real and most trappers have finished harvesting terrestrial species for now. There will still … [Read More]

Flying High with the New 224 Valkyrie

A game-changing caliber for long-range predator hunting By Matthew J. Breuer In late 2017, Federal Premium once again went above and beyond, and created an all-new round with a catchy name stamped on it. The 224 Valkyrie was announced in … [Read More]

The Trap Line

January Fur Market Report

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Make It Dog-Proof

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017


Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Autumn Snake Invasion!

Monday, October 16th, 2017

October 2017 Fur Market Report

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Product Spotlights

The ICOtec GC500 Is a Powerful Predator Call at a Modest Price

The new ICOtec GC500 is a highly efficient unit that is durable, easy to operate, powerful and very affordable. You can’t go wrong with this electronic game call if you are a beginner or a more experienced hunter that demands expandability. The … [Read More]

The ICOtec GC300 Is an Affordable and Deadly Effective Electronic Call

Electronic predator calls have advanced greatly in the last handful of years, leaving predator hunters with an array of options many never dreamed of only a few years ago. But some predator callers are wary of investing hundreds of dollars … [Read More]


The Market Report

September 2017 Fur Market Report

Cats and Western Coyotes Lead Market Toronto auction confirms trends; Russians still not buying fur By Serge Lariviére Selling season is now over and most of us have been seeing the impact of lower fur prices at conventions we attend. … [Read More]

August 2017 Fur Market Report

From East to West, Coyotes Are Hot Parka market drives huge demand for song dogs By Serge Lariviére Since my last report in the June/July issue of Trapper and Predator Caller, two major wild fur sales have occurred: one at … [Read More]

June Fur Market Report: International buyers give fur market a big boost

By Serge Lariviére For many people in the industry, what is going to happen in May and June will be the fulfillment of many predictions. If you have been following the markets in the past two years, you have seen … [Read More]

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