Montana Trappers Association

Working Today For a Tomorrow in Trapping.
Furbearers Are A Natural Renewable Resource.

Montana's Furbearing Animals

A NATURAL RENEWABLE RESOURCE. Find out about Montana's Furbearing and Non-Furbearing Animals, their habitats and more!


Miss Rodeo Montana

As a major sponsor, the MTA supplies fur vests for Miss Teen Rodeo Montana and Miss Rodeo Montana each year during their reign.


Youth Trapper Camp

Held near Havre, Montana in the Bear Paw Mountains and is run by volunteer members of the MTA who take care of about 150 attendees each year.


Annual Rendezvous

In September the MTA holds its annual rendezvous in Lewistown, Montana, the center of Big Sky Country, at the Fergus County Fairgrounds.


Is Trapping Necessary?

Hunting of some species is helpful to wildlife management, trapping is another method more efficient and effective for those species not usually hunted.


Programs and Activities

Check out an overview of the many projects dedicated MTA members have taken on since the MTA's inception in 1976.



Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is divided into seven administrative regions, each with a main regional office. Select a region on the map to find out the contact information for that area and see the latest news, events, outdoor opportunities and other region-specific information.

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