It’s our Anniversary! We are celebrating 60 years of Trapping Traditions and our ongoing efforts to promote the education, conservation and representation of regulated trapping in Wisconsin and throughout the United States. Check out the Merchandise page for special anniversary apparel and gifts.
We will also help the Fur Takers of America celebrate their 55thAnniversary when we host the FTA Rendezvous June 22-24 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Jefferson, Wisconsin.
It is going to be a great year for WTA – our celebrations will culminate at our own rendezvous September 8-9 at our new location in Antigo, Wisconsin at the fairgrounds. We are looking forward to a new venue with new options that will make the 2023 Rendezvous the best ever. A great way to enjoy the camaraderie of our anniversary is to volunteer at Rendezvous where we will be sharing 60 years of stories, recollections of past events and our goals for the future.
The Wisconsin Trappers Association (WTA) was organized in 1963 by a small group of individuals concerned about the future of our trapping heritage. Many of these individuals were also involved in organizing the National Trappers Association four years earlier.
Today’s members work to:
We work to ensure the future of trapping by encouraging a large membership which:
As we move forward we will continue to increase our membership and to create opportunities which strengthen our association and the trapping community. We will do this through our public relations activities, our formal education program , and with the many volunteers in our membership who step forward each year to teach and help at events or activities.
We encourage your participation and appreciate your visit to our website. Browse our site and feel welcome to return anytime for up-to-date information on trapping. Please join us and become another proud member of the Wisconsin Trappers' Association.
Arnold Groehler, President
Your contribution of $20 or more to our Heritage Donor Program entitles you to a patch and recognition in our magazine. Your donation of $100 or more entitles you to a patch and recongnition in our magazine as a Gold Contributor.