Welcome to the Indiana State Trappers Association (ISTA)

Indiana State Trappers Association (ISTA) was founded in September 1961 and is a Not-for-Profit organization dedicated to protecting trapper rights as well as continued trapper education.

The Indiana State Trappers Association (ISTA) is a 501 (c) 3 Not-for-Profit organization registered in Indiana (EIN: 27-0894484), that is dedicated to:
•Conserving Indiana fur resources
•Preserving trappers’ rights, history, and heritage for everyone
•Educating the future trappers of the State of Indiana in the approved methods, ethics, and issues associated with safely trapping animals while avoiding unwanted catches
•Increasing public awareness of trapping issues and benefits
•Maintaining and developing trapping seasons and rules
•Connecting trappers with people who need animal damage control or help with animal related issues

A great place to stay in touch with other trappers from Indiana.  Learn from and share info with other trappers from our state.