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Estimated Number of Hunters and Trappers of Furbearers

 
Year Raccoon Muskrat Red Fox Gray Fox Opossum Skunk Mink Coyotea Weasel Bobcatb Fisher Otter
1990 9,676 4,147 7,941 6,542 3,653 1,914 2,560 7,782 508 Closed Closed Closed
1991 9,921 4,865 7,827 6,613 3,915 2,264 2,726 12,184 422 Closed Closed Closed
1992 9,525 4,419 7,019 6,263 3,793 2,208 2,539 13,643 452 Closed Closed Closed
1993 8,195 4,227 6,790 6,089 3,369 1,967 2,465 14,260 387 Closed Closed Closed
1994 7,066 5,570 8,319 7,515 4,267 3,071 3,212 20,597 784 Closed Closed Closed
1995 9,718 4,465 8,080 6,908 3,989 2,643 2,879 20,413 853 Closed Closed Closed
1996 12,951 6,478 10,007 8,361 6,140 3,443 3,703 21,937 942 Closed Closed Closed
1997 13,750 7,363 10,330 8,553 6,386 3,473 4,434 24,526 1,125 Closed Closed Closed
1998 12,794 5,900 9,982 8,594 5,558 2,948 3,512 30,016 733 Closed Closed Closed
1999b 7,555 3,230 6,996 6,061 2,653 1,718 2,152 28,265 392 Closed Closed Closed
2000b 6,996 3,121 7,280 6,353 2,870 1,750 2,026 28,270 509 290 Closed Closed
2001b 7,935 3,997 8,234 6,938 3,180 2,036 2,587 36,249 619 520 Closed Closed
2002b 7,295 3,287 8,022 6,494 3,434 2,116 2,433 28,535 676 545 Closed Closed
2003b 7,292 3,362 6,998 5,547 3,585 2,132 2,305 29,048 453 570 Closed Closed
2004 615 Closed Closed
2005b 8,434 3,815 9,583 7,358 4,479 2,813 2,997 35,010 714 615 Closed Closed
2006b 10,606 5,630 11,331 8,264 5,669 3,603 4,194 36,175 1,325 720 Closed Closed
2007 10,131 4272 10,628 7,811 5,307 3,484 3,674 37,792 1,447 1,010 Closed Closed
2008 11,498 4,687 12,426 9,561 6,344 4,143 3,674 40,982 1,466 1,435 Closed Closed
2009 8,702 3,261 6,651 3,953 4,482 2,587 2,147 40,648 203 1,781* Closed Closed
2010 11,609 4,539 13,635 9,455 6,012 3,891 4,093 43,162 1,655 15,820^ 2,783# Closed
2011 16,479 6,451 17,934 11,360 7,654 4,500 4,925 55,810 922 13,373 2,613 Closed
2012 18,522 6,200 21,612 13,087 6,828 3,230 4,768 72,863 515 15,245 3,729 Closed
2013 20,205 7,443 22,210 13,652 8,560 3,897 4,813 77,702 414 16,870 5,562 Closed
2014 22,743 8,739 21,743 13,730 8,772 4,675 6,704 52,822 2,121 17,136 6,638 Closed
2015 17,196 5,219 19,313 11,462 6,124 3,166 3,870 55,954 873 16,779 6,564 1048
2016 14,191 3,648 19,012 10,809 4,267 2,770 3,962 50,777 547 16,251 6,791 995
 

a Combines estimates from Game Take Survey and Furtaker Survey, but does not include mentored youth harvest.

b Cautionary note: Estimates are minimum estimates that do not account for combination licenses.

* - Last year of Limited Drawing for Permits.

^ - First Year of General Sale of Permit.

# - First Year for Season/Permit.