West Virginia
Trappers Association
West Virginia Trappers
West Virginia Trappers


Welcome to the West Virginia Trappers Association website. We believe in the use, not abuse, of our natural furbearer resources.   As always, if you have a question about the WVTA, feel free to contact us.

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Get $20 for your Bobcat Carcass! - Again in 2016!

To better manage the bobcat population, DNR has started a bobcat carcass collection, in cooperation with West Virginia
University, to determine the reproductive success, population estimates, and overall health of West Virginia bobcats. Trapper can receive a $20 gift certificate for their bobcat carcasses used in the study. View or download information.

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Spotted Skunk Survey

If you see spotted skunks (civet cats) in the state, please e-mail Richard Rogers, WV-DNR Furbearer Program Coordinator at Rich.E.Rogers@wv.gov    with the number and location of your sighting.  Information is currently being compiled by Biologist Rogers to help determine the status of this skunk in the state.

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Trappers Survey Implemented by DNR

WV trappers are urged to help with a voluntary survey which will help DNR to determine the number of furbearers taken in the state.  No personal information will be divulged.  Click Here to download your survey and instructions.

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Dates to Remember

September 18-19, 2015: Annual Convention, Glenville, WV

January 9, 2016: Fur Handling Clinic, noon-5pm, Glenville, WV

January 8-10, 2016: WVTA Fur Auction, Glenville, WV

March 4-6, 2016: WVTA Fur Auction, Glenville, WV


Senators Manchin and Rockefeller have co-sponsored Senate Bill 1641 known as the Appalachian Forest Heritage Act. Our help is needed to fight this bill.
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