Public Comment – Bobcat HEA Permit Removal

DEC Accepting Public Comments on Regulatory Proposal on Bobcats The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that the agency is accepting public comments  the special permit requirements for bobcat hunting and trapping. Upon completion of the Bobcat Management Plan in 2012, regulations were adopted to establish a hunting and trapping season […]

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75th Anniversary Trap for Sale

Thank you for your interest in our  75th Anniversary Trap.  Traps are Chrome Plated Sleepy Creek 1 3/4 4 Coil Offsets with Black Zinc coated pan stamped 75th Anniversary and corresponding trap number.  Trap comes with the presentation box which is a plain white box with the sticker on top of the box as depicted in […]

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Old Paypal Account

IMPORTANT NOTICE:   If you signed up for automatic membership payments through the old website.  You must contact your financial institution and or PayPal and cancel this plan.   NYSTA will not receive any notification of your renewal and NYSTA WILL NOT receive the funds.  If you receive the Trappers Post the subscription will expire as well.    […]

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C.I.T.E.S ALERT – FROM NTA

C.I.T.E.S. Lawsuit Alert Request for Public Comments **Please note time sensitive** The USFWS posted a draft EA with 4 alternatives to the Federal Register for comment on March 10, 2017, with comments due back by April 10, 2017. This is critically important to the future of Bobcat and Otter Trapping! There is a lawsuit that if successful, […]

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Paul Grimshaw Update

New York State Trappers Association wanted to let everyone know that Paul Grimshaw was placed into a nursing care facility on Monday, February 13, 2017.  If you would like to send Paul and his family warm thoughts and well wishes.  Please send them to: Meadowbrook Healthcare 154 Prospect Ave, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 C/O Paul Grimshaw […]

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2017 Election Notice

Election Notice The following positions have terms due to expire in 2018.  Executive Board President Vice- President Secretary Requirements: All candidates for office in NYSTA shall be at least 21 years of age. They shall also be a NYSTA member in good standing, and have been actively involved in NYSTA, (which may include an elected leadership role in […]

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2017 Lotto Calendar

– 2017 Lotto Calendars became available and we are offering them for purchase from the website.  A $20.00 paid donation entitles individuals to participate in the daily drawing. The winning number will be drawn in the New York State Daily Lottery Evening Drawing. Cash winnings will be based with the following fee structure. Weekends will […]

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