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We are one of PA's largest trapping supply dealers - serving customers both retail and wholesale for 44 years. In addition to selling Duke, Oneida Victor, Bridger and MB traps, we offer many lures and baits including our own Epler brand lures and these other top sellers around the country - Carman, Hawbaker, Marsyada, June, Blackie, Cronk, Dobbins, Lenon and Caven.
John has written four books and produced two videos. He is best known for his All About Ginseng book but claims his proudest writing accomplishment is his book, All About Professional Fur Handling. His newest book is All About Ginseng in the 21st Century. Since the mid 1990's he has been a staff writer for Trappers World magazine writing a bimonthly market report. He is a contributing writer for Trapper's Post where his articles are printed under Fur Market Musings.
Our full line of trapping supplies includes only products we have used or products we would highly recommend. If there is something you would like to buy and don't see it, please let us know. We will try to accommodate you if possible.
Proud Member of PA Trapper's Association
We urge you to support your state trapper association. Click Here to join and learn more about the Pennsylvania Trapper's Association.
We are always glad to have people stop in and purchase their supplies. Most items are always in stock - our business maintains a large inventory. See our complete line from traps, lures, baskets, tools, and accessories. We also have available tanned fur and our top quality basswood stretchers. Our shop is open by appointment only. We will be happy to accommodate you. Click here to contact us.
Directions to Epler Fur at 733 East Second Mountain Rd, Orwigsburg, PA 17961
Coming North on Rt 61: At Red Church take Brick Hill Road into Orwigsburg. Turn right at the post office onto Lincoln Ave. Go one half mile, watch for the painted wooden stretcher on the right hand side. Turn right into our driveway, we are on top of the hill.
Coming South on Rt 61: Take Rt 443 East into Orwigsburg. Turn left at the post office onto Lincoln Ave. Go one half mile, watch for the painted wooden stretcher on the right hand side. Turn right into our driveway, we are on top of the hill.
We are 10 miles north of Hamburg, PA.
What Kind of Service Can I Expect With My Order?
Our online catalog and website provide our customers with the best possible service we offer - with up-to-date new products, sales prices on our web special page, and an opportunity for your questions to be answered by us when placing an order. Our website is secure but if you prefer you could call us with your order. Our number is 570-366-1261.
Most orders are shipped via UPS - some go by USPS. We feature quality products at the best price we can - often lower or equal to most of the top trapper supply houses in the country. We provide same day or next day shipping on most orders. We value your business and aim to please. If you would like your order expedited, please contact us for shipping rates. (Personal checks are held for clearance.)
New to Trapping?
If you are new to trapping and have questions about items you would need to start trapping we would be glad answer your questions. Books are usually an informative start but we can suggest trap size for target animals, lures, trapping tips, and even fur handling tips to increase the trap line paycheck. With many years as a fur buyer, John knows what fur buyers want in presentation of furs.
GPS coordinates to our driveway: North 40 degrees 39 min. 39 sec.
West 76 degrees 6 min. 48 sec.
Epler Fur Company, Inc. • John W. Epler, Jr. • 733 East Second Mountain Rd., Orwigsburg, PA 17961 • Phone 570-366-1261