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Ohio State Trappers Association hosts a pair of fur auctions

A batch of raccoon hides are graded at one of the Ohio State Trappers Association’s fur auctions this late winter. An ice storm limited attendance at the OSTA’s Bucyrus auction, but attendance had picked back up again for the Kidron auction. (Photo by Samantha Tanner)

In what was predicted to be a weak fur market, the Ohio State Trappers Association held a pair of fur auctions this winter instead of the three events that the organization hosted in recent years.
In Bucyrus on Jan. 13, an ice storm limited attendance, yet 1,320 pelts exchanged hands. As expected, beaver was the star of the show.

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