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Sunday, June 23rd, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Trappers monitoring fur auctions with limited opportunities left this season in Illinois

While the general Illinois trapping season ended Feb. 15, properly permitted trappers can still trap river otters (above) and beavers until March 31. Trappers planning to sell furs from the season are paying close attention to the fur market. (Photo by Molly O’Brien)

Aside from those who target river otters and beavers, Illinois trappers closed out the trapping season Feb. 15.
The otter and beaver seasons run through March 31. Overall, success was mixed this year, and Illinois Outdoor News will have a complete report once DNR and fur buyers can analyze the harvest. One really bright spot for trappers is the prices received for pelts at state association sales.

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