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]

Edmonton Newspaper Takes a Deep Look Into Tradition of Trapping

Gordy Klassen, the president of the Alberta Trappers’ Association, is prominantly featured in a compelling Edmonton Journal story on the culture of trapping. “This isn’t a job that everyone can do,” Klassen said in the story. “It takes a lot of skills. … [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]

Canadian YouTube Trapper Star Gets Reality Show

A lifelong Canadian trapper who has attracted thousands of views on YouTube will be the star of a trapping reality show set to debut this fall. Fur Harvesters NWT will feature Northwest Territories trapper Andrew Stanley, who is better known as … [Read More]

Fur Market Report: Experts Anticipate Price Decline

Market expected to drop 15 to 20 percent, but trim items and prime fur could see smaller dip   This is probably the most nerve-racking report I have written since I was asked to replace the late Parker Dozhier for … [Read More]

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