Meet Your Board of Directors Member:

Jim Masek

Age: 55

Place of Birth: Wagner, South Dakota

Occupation: Iron Worker

Number years Served on BOD: 2

Age When Started Trapping: 13

How did you get started trapping? Mostly personal initiative.

Special memories from early years of trapping? Running lines before and after school. Running long 'lines for raccoon, fox, coyote, beaver, mink and muskrat.

Number of Years Trapping in Alaska: 27

Location(s) Trapped in Alaska: Dutch Harbor; Chena and Salcha Rivers; Minto Flats

Special Memories of Trapping in Alaska:

  • First time marten trapping
  • First wolf
  • First Wolverine
  • Odd catches, such as a wolf in a 1½ coil spring trap and fox and otter in #120 conibears

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Phone: (907) 457-1774
Mail: P. O. Box 82177
Fairbanks, Alaska 99708
Email: info@alaskatrappers.org


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