Ohio State Trappers Association - Trapper Education
Est. 1940 - The nation's third oldest trapper association
OSTA Fur Auctions
The OSTA holds three fur auctions yearly. For information and prices from our sales, see our Results
All first-time trappers must successfully complete a hunter and a trapper education course offered through the Division of Wildlife before purchasing a hunting license and Fur Taker Permit to trap furbearers.
When taking the home study course, read your manual carefully.
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Many of the OSTA workshops will offer the Trapper Education Course. Ask the instructor if this is offered at the workshop you want to attend. Pre-registration with the workshop is required. Please speak with workshop contact person NOT the Ohio Division of Wildlife office to register.
For more information about trapping education please contact Keith Daniels.
P.O. Box 111
Arlington, Ohio 45814
Phone: (419) 365-5321
Fax: (419) 365-1012
Email: [email protected]
Click on any of the following images to view 'how to' instructions. These can be viewed online or downloaded to your home computer.
Build a Colony Trap
Raccoon Fleshing & Stretching
OSTA Online Education
Advanced Trapper Workshops
Information coming soon.
September 10-11, 2021- OSTA Convention, Bucyrus, OH