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]

FHA Auction Results: Fur Prices Down 35 to 50 Percent From 2013

The Fur Harvesters Auction sale held in mid-March saw reduced prices from 2013 results. Averages were down 35 to 50 percent, according to an FHA news release. Read below for the full release and the species-by-species fur price breakdown: A … [Read More]

NAFA Sale Sees Lower Prices

The North American Fur Auctions sale held last month saw reduced prices for most furbearer species. Herman Jansen, NAFA’s managing director, has more in his report from the auction: WARM WINTER IN RUSSIA AND CHINA AFFECTS FUR MARKET It is … [Read More]

First Major Wild Fur Auction of Season Held This Week

The first major wild fur auction of the year concluded earlier this week. Fur Harvesters Auction held the sale on Tuesday. “Having just concluded our first sale of the season, we were very pleased with our results,” an FHA news … [Read More]

Fur Market Report: Prices Expected to Hold Steady

As auctions near, experts believe market will open near levels it reached in May 2013   This is one of the most anxious times of the year for trappers. Indeed, many trappers have their fur sheds packed with skins by … [Read More]

Fur Market Report: Stars Aligning for Great Season

Momentum and early indicators are pointing to another very strong year for fur prices   Trappers have been waiting for a season like this one for years. In years past, every trapper went out, caught fur and hoped to reach … [Read More]

First Major Wild Fur Auction of the Season Yields Encouraging Prices

The first major wild fur auction of the year took place earlier this week, and the results should excite trappers and predator hunters. In fact, Fur Harvesters Auction, Inc. says this season could be “one for the record books.” “Fur … [Read More]