Fur Market Report: Turmoil in China

Chinese government investigations could lead to downturn in market By Serge Lariviére The recent soaring of fur prices and the large volume of importation going into China has led the Chinese government to launch several investigations into compliance to import laws … [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]

Fur Market Report: Volume of Fur Expected to Rise

Signs point to strong prices, but climate and market reaction to higher output remain unknowns   Anxiety often culminates as we approach trapping seasons. With the high prices of last year, every trapper in the country is excited and anxious. We’re excited because … [Read More]

FHA Sale Closes Major Wild Fur Auctions for the Season

The Fur Harvesters Auction sale that concluded earlier this week is the last major wild fur sale of the season. Following the June 18 sale, FHA reported an all-time historical gross sales record for the season. “The highlight of the sale … [Read More]

NAFA Sale Clearances High, Fur Prices Down

While clearances remained high, prices at the North American Fur Auctions sale held last week were lower for most species than they were at the record-breaking NAFA sale held in February. This reflects an expected trend that Trapper & Predator Caller … [Read More]

Fur Prices Decline at Latest Fur Harvesters Auction Sale

Fur Harvesters Auction has released the results of the sale they held earlier this week. While clearances remained high, prices did drop a little on most species. The declining prices were not unexpected. Trapper & Predator Caller‘s fur market expert, Serge … [Read More]

Fur Harvesters Auction March Sale Results Posted

Fur Harvesters Auction held a fur sale on March 21 and 22. The results were posted on their site. Here are the results in chart form: The next FHA auction will be on May 19-20. The next North American Fur … [Read More]

Prices Soar in First NAFA Sale of 2013

North American Fur Auctions held their first sale of the year last week, and the news couldn’t be better for trappers and predator hunters. NAFA reports record attendance, some new record prices and 100-percent clearances on some species. Here is the … [Read More]