Conservation and Trapping Science

Trappers cash in on long, cold season
Mar 16, 2022 16:46 ET

Carrying on a tradition dating back to the mountain men of the 18th century, trappers across Tennessee last week rendezvoused to renew old acquaintances, swap stories and cash in their pelts.

The Tennessee Fur Harvesters Association hosted its annual fur sale in Crossville, and TFHA official Clarence Dies of Lebanon said it was a profitable season.

“The top fur brought some good prices,” said Dies, a long-time trapper and instructor at Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency trapping seminars.

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