Category Archives: Nebraska Fur Harvesters News

News pertaining primarily to the Nebraska Fur Harvesters and its members.

NFH will be at the Missouri River Outdoor Expo

The Nebraska Fur Harvesters will be at the annual Missouri River Outdoor Expo at Ponca State Park, September 18th and 19th, 2021.

With over 90 hands-on activities featuring outdoor education, sports and recreation, there is something for everyone to touch, see and do. Guided shuttles run continuously to three locations within the park — Resource & Education Center, Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex & Riverfront.

The Missouri River Outdoor Expo is the largest outdoor expo in the Midwest. Thousands of people visit yearly.

This free family friendly weekend is made possible through the support of generous sponsors, educational exhibitors, over hundreds of dedicated volunteers, and thousands of visitors.

Fall Convention Still Scheduled For September 25th and 26th, 2020

At the spring meeting held August 2 in Albion, it was decided that the convention should still be held in North Platte.  This decision was unanimously voted on by the attending members at the meeting.  The convention is still contingent upon the approval of our event plan by the West Central District Health Department.

Please keep checking the facebook page and website for the most current information on the convention.  Also, keep in mind, as these crazy times seem to change day-by-day, current events of the day could cause the convention to be cancelled up to the day of.

River Otter Delisted In Nebraska

In a textbook example of management by science – not emotion, The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved removing river otters from the threatened and endangered species list in the state.

It was determined that the population of otters in the state would support being removed from the threatened and endangered species list.  Nebraska trappers are still hopeful that someday there will be a season on otters in some form, and this action paves the way to that goal.

You can read the full article on the Lincoln Journal Star Website here.

You can also read a little bit about a study that UNL did on the abundance of river otters in Nebraska by clicking this link.

2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

We are proud to announce the induction of two of our long time members and friends to the Nebraska Trappers Hall of Fame.

Congratulations Don Miller and Jim Cronin to the NFH Hall of Fame.  Both of these guys are stand up guys and friends of trapping.  They have both put in many years of service to Nebraska trappers and to the Nebraska Fur Harvesters Association.

Don’t pass up an opportunity to talk trapping with either of these guys.  Neither one will pass up an opportunity to talk about their trapping adventures with you.  Their experience is immeasurable.

Thank you for your service to us trappers.

NFH Logo Contest!

The Nebraska Fur Harvesters Association is looking for a new logo that will better identify the organization. In order to engage our current members, and attract new members, we announce competition to design a new logo.

The new logo should identify the organization and what we are all about.

If you are interested in submitting a logo, send it as an attachment to Jessica Power at

Submissions must include the full name(s) of the person(s) who designed the logo, name, email address, postal address, and telephone number. One or more submissions per person is acceptable. Each submission must be sent in a separate e-mail.

The prize for the winning entry is “first release” of the new logo on one hoodie, one t-shirt, one hat, one coffee cup, and one decal. In addition to four years free membership to the Nebraska Fur Harvesters Association, with twenty-four issues of the Trapper’s Post, and $ 100.00 cash. This prize remains the same regardless of the size of the team submitting the winning entry.

Contest ends September 21, 2019. There is no fee to enter the contest.

Please see below for the official contest rules and details.

Looking forward to seeing all the submissions!