Spring Banquet Postponed

For the health and safety of everyone the WTA Spring Banquet and all meetings on Saturday, March 21st have been postponed.  If you have room reservations at Stoney Creek you must call them at  715-355-6858  to cancel your reservation.  Information will be updated here when available.  Your current tickets will be honored when a new date is selected.   This is a large event for the WTA and we hope that you will be patient while we make plans to schedule a new date.  If you would like a refund we will honor your request by doing the following.  

1. Return your ticket(s) along with a copy of the receipt that accompanied your ticket(s) to WTA, PO Box 305, Oregon, WI 53575

2. Your refund will be processed as quickly as possible.

Thank you for your patience and understanding while we all try to cope with this situation.

Last update 3/16/2020 5:10 pm


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Welcome to the WTA

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:

  • Protect our heritage and continue the traditions of the trapping community.
  • Educate the public about the benefits of responsible and regulated trapping activities.
  • Maintain a conservation ethic and participate in wildlife and habitat management programs.
  • Provide a comprehensive trapping education program .

We work to ensure the future of trapping by encouraging a large membership which:

  • Maintains a public outreach program that provides informational materials in many forms and at a variety of events.
  • Provides scholarships to students attending college.
  • Conducts trapper education course workshops.

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 

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