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Trapping and Furbearers

 

DIGEST BUYERS: 2017-18 Hunting & Trapping Digests and licenses are mailed separately and may not arrive at the same time. Verify that your mailing address is correct in the automated license system so that your Digest is mailed to the proper location. The Digest is available for printing and viewing online.

ANNUAL FURBEARER HARVEST AND FURTAKER SURVEYS

All links below are PDFs.

2012201120102009, 20082007200620052004

 

FURBEARER POPULATION AND HARVEST MONITORING ANNUAL REPORTS

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20112010200920082007200620052004

 

HELPFUL INFORMATION

Seasons and Bag Limits
Hunting and Trapping Digest
Wildlife Management Units
Trapping Tips
Mandatory Cold Weather Life Jacket Wearing FAQs
PGC Successful Furtaking Training Manual (PDF)
Modern Snares for Capturing Mammals (PDF)
Facts About Furbearer Management (PDF)
Trapping and Furbearer Management (PDF)

 

BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

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Introduction to BMPs
Trapping Eastern Coyotes
Trapping Red Foxes
Trapping Gray Foxes
Trapping Beavers
Trapping Muskrats
Trapping Mink
Trapping Raccoons
Trapping Opossums
Trapping Striped Skunks
Trapping Weasels
Trapping Bobcats
Trapping Fishers
Trapping River Otter

 

MANAGEMENT PLAN

All links below are PDFs.

Fisher
Bobcat
Beaver
River Otter

 

SPECIES

Beaver (PDF)
Bobcat (PDF)
Eastern Coyote
Fisher
Gray Fox
Mink

Muskrat
Opossum (PDF)
Porcupine (PDF) *trapping prohibited
Raccoon (PDF)
Red Fox
River Otter
Striped Skunk (PDF)
Weasels (PDF)

 

FIELD OFFICER REPORTS

Northwest
Southwest
Northcentral
Southcentral
Northeast
Southeast