About Us

Florida Trappers Association


Founded in 1979

The Florida Trappers Association, Inc. is dedicated to protecting our heritage, preserving our lands and promoting our passions.

We are a nonprofit organization, serving the needs of the Florida Trappers. We are comprised of fur trappers, nuisance trappers, hog trappers, gator trappers and USDA trappers.

We mentor, teach and train outdoor men, women and youth.

We hold an annual rendezvous with the focus on family and fellowship.

We hold annual trapper training seminars to ensure that our members maintain the highest level of education with respect to trapping and predator control. Our efforts help ensure the professionalism within the association and help to educate the general public about trapping Florida. 

Mission and Goals


To Promote the growth of the Florida Trappers Association, Inc.

To promote youth participation and training.

To foster a working relationship with FWC.

To compile and maintain a list of FTA professional qualified trappers.

To be available to the state, public and private sectors.

To hold trapping seminars sanctioned by FTA to promote professionalism and knowledge of trapping throughout our membership.

To maintain a public presence in local and state venues to further educate the public about FTA and trapping.

To preserve and conserve.

Helping our communities


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