Editor’s Call: A Little Elbow Room

Falling fur prices are a bummer, but there’s some positive news   By Jim Spencer It’s just my opinion, but the recent downward adjustment in fur prices isn’t altogether a bad thing. Sure, it’s nice to sell green raccoons for … [Read More]

Editor’s Call: Market Adjustment

Fur prices have dropped, but it’s not the end of the world The 2013-14 trapping season hadn’t even started before the gloom-and-doomers started griping about fur prices falling off from last season’s astronomical highs. I won’t bore you with the … [Read More]

Editor’s Call: Sticking to My Guns

One national organization for trappers would be better than two   At the recent National Trappers Association Convention, I got bushwhacked by two respected members of the trapping fraternity, people whose names you’d recognize. One is with the NTA and … [Read More]

Editor’s Call: United for the Cause

The NTA and FTA would both be stronger if they worked together   In 1959, or thereabouts, a small, dedicated and forward-thinking group of trappers put their heads together and started an organization they called the National Trappers Association. Things … [Read More]