Interested in becoming a Member of the New York State Trappers Association?

Here are few reasons why we hope you do.

  • Nysta works diligently to protect and enhance your right to trap.

  • We have a Full Time Lobbyist in Albany.

  • Trapper Alerts on critical issues.

  • Quarterly Newsletter.

  • Insurance for our Affiliates.

  • Membership only Website privilege. 

  • Educational scholarship opportunities for you and your family members.

  • Annual Convention in Herkimer, NY

  • Subscription to Trappers Post Magazine. *Depending on level of membership*

  • You’ll have voting privileges on Elections


We offer several ways to become a member.


  • Enroll using a credit card by visiting our PayPal page.

  • We are preparing to provide a printable membership application form that may be used in place of PayPal. Keep tuned.

  • Attend our Annual Convention. 

  • Attend one of our Board of Directors Meeting.


Here are the Membership Plans.

  • Junior Membership (under 16) includes subscription to the Trappers Post – $25

  • Basic Membership (NO magazine) – $25

  • General Membership includes subscription to the Trappers Post – $35

  • Family Membership with subscription to the Trappers Post – $40 (2 members, 1 subscription) 

  • Lifetime Membership – $750 includes Trapper’s Post (Scroll Down for More Info.)

  • Lifetime Membership – $300 (no magazine) (Scroll Down for More Info.)

Payment Options/Special Instructions

  • You can choose to enroll in Automatic (Yearly) or make Annual payments manually.  

  • All Payments can be made using PayPal account or any Credit Card through the PayPal process.

  • If you are buying a Family Plan.  After you register and enroll in the site.  You must contact the Webmaster to enroll the second member.

  • Click on the Lifetime Membership image to become a Lifetime Member.

  • What happens after your purchase a membership?

           1) After you purchase a Membership Plan. You will receive an email with a link to create your account.
    2) Once the account is created you will receive one more email confirming your registration with a link to sign in.

  • To receive the emails it may take up to five minutes.  If after ten minutes. Please contact the Webmaster for Assistance.

  • If you are a current member of NYSTA. DO NOT Register with our PayPal option. You Must contact the Website Committee HERE.  The committee will verify your credentials and send you an invitation to sign in.

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