Sending Well Wishes to Parker Dozhier

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]

FHA Reports “One of the Best Opening Auctions” Ever

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 Auctions Near, Optimism Grows, Especially for Muskrats

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]

Gray Wolves Removed From Endangered Species List in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin

With gray wolf populations rising well beyond initial recovery goals in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has announced that the wolves have been taken off of the threatened and endangered species list for the Western … [Read More]

Officials Confirm First Bobcat in Northwest Ohio Since 1800s

Ohio wildlife officials have confirmed the first verified report of a bobcat in northwest Ohio since the mid-1800s. Here are the details from Steve Pollick’s story on toledoBlade.com: The wild cat, a young male, was caught in a raccoon snare … [Read More]

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