Alaska Trappers Association
Interior ATA Monthly Meeting
Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Meeting Time: 7:00 pm, meal starts at 6:30 pm in exchange for a donation.
New Location: Basement of Sacred Heart Cathedral, 2501 Airport - corner of Airport & Peger
Our guest speaker for the evening will be John Burns, Sr. John will discuss mink biology and mink trapping. John conducted mink research for his Masters degree on the Kuskokwim River, which is widely considered to be the source of the largest and best-quality mink in Alaska. John went on to a distinguished career with the Alaska Dept of Fish & Game. He is now retired. John commercial fishes in the summer and traps near Lake Minchumina in the winter.
ATA Trappers Fling
Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Location: Westmark Hotel, 813 Noble Street, Fairbanks, AK
Doors will open at 5:30 pm and Dinner will be served at 7:15 pm.
Admission Price is $45.00 per person. If you want a special table, add a note or call 347-5965 and Tish will be glad to help.
To place a reservation, go to the Events Page to place a reservation.
Alaska Trapper's Association Annual Fur Auction and Alaska Dept of Fish and Game Surplus Hide and Horn Auction
The ATA will be holding their annual Fur Auction in conjunction with the ADF&G Saturday and Sunday March 22nd and 23rd, 2014 from 11:00am until approximately 2:00pm (both days). The Auction will be held at the Big Ray's Parking Lot on Second Avenue in Downtown Fairbanks. Viewing begins at 10am both days. Furs from local trappers will be auctioned both days. Surplus and confiscated hides and horns from ADF&G will be auctioned off on Sunday the 23rd. Attendance is free to the public. Trappers should drop off any fur they would like included in the auction at the Fairbanks Fur Tannery on Peger Road. Local Personal Checks, Visa and Master Card and Cash accepted. Any questions about the auction can be directed to Dan at 347-7220.
Stories of True Wild Alaska
Alaska Tracks, by Randy Zarnke (click for larger view)
The next step in the long-term ATA oral history project has arrived. Read the life stories of the people who have hunted, fished and trapped throughout The Great Land. Perfect for winter evenings with your feet propped up by the wood stove.
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Old-Timer's Night with Dave Lanni
Alaska Trappers Association Mission Statement
The Alaska Trappers Association endeavors to preserve and promote trapping through trapper education and public awareness.
Shared knowledge fosters responsible trappers and improves public understanding of trapping.
Click here for The Trappers' Code of Ethics