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 selecting a Membership Level below.

  • Print out our Membership Enrollment form HERE and mail it in. All fields required.  

  • 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 (Scroll Down for More Info.)

  • Lifetime Membership - $300 (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 another email confirming your registration with a link to sign in.
           3) You are then automatically placed on our mailing list.

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

  • If you enrolled through the mail or at our convention and you would like access to the Member Only area of the website. You Must contact us HERE.  

  • If your an existing Website enrolled member.  Click HERE to renew your membership. 

  • When to expect the Trappers Post after enrollment:

Before Jan 15, 2019 -  Mar/Apr Edition
Before Mar 15, 2019 - May/Jun Edition
Before May 15, 2019 - July/Aug Edition
Before Jul 15, 2019 -  Sep/Aug Edition
Before Sep 15, 2019 - Nov/Dec Edition
Before Nov 15, 2019 - Jan/Feb Edition


Please provide the correct email address when paying. After payment you will receive instructions to complete the registration process. We can not process your membership without completing the email you receive after payment.

Please note: If you have a .edu, .yahoo, or a .hotmail address. You may not get the automated email. Please contact us directly for further information after the payment is made.

Automatic Annual Payment Option





Manual Payment Option





Become a Lifetime Member

We offer two Lifetime Membership Plans and both come with a Commemorative Plaque and Special Member Credentials.  One plan provides the Trappers Post and the other does not. 





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