While coyote hunting season began Oct. 1 across much of the state, hunting seasons for other furbearers such as bobcat, raccoon, and fox begins Wednesday, Oct. 25.
MADISON – Trappers who incidentally capture wolves are encouraged to contact DNR staff and participate in Wisconsin’s wolf collaring and monitoring program. “Tracking collared wolves is a critical component of Wisconsin’s wolf monitoring program. Trappers can help improve the quality of Department of Natural Resources wolf population data by allowing us to collar incidentally captured wolves before they are released.”…
Hunters and trappers may apply for 2017-18 bobcat permits through Sept. 30.
It is clearly evident that trapping is far from dead in the state of Pennsylvania.
National Trappers Association Hall of Fame inductee: ‘We’re talking about a Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett type of guy’
Legendary old-school Alabamian honored posthumously.
North Dakota’s 2017 small game and furbearer regulations are set, and while most season structures are similar to last year, there are some notable changes: Fur harvesters will have an opportunity to take river otters, with a season limit of 15 taken by traps or cable devices. A limit of one per person is allowed during this season. As per…
Northern Zone quota increases substantially, from 225 last year to 550 this season.
New York hunters, trappers no longer required to obtain special permit.
Fur trappers Les Johnson from “Predator Quest” and Lesel Reuwsaat, a frequent guest on the F&T Freedom Outdoors television program, will be among the demonstrators.
The animal rights and conservation groups petitioned earlier this week amid recent incidents where dogs in Wyoming and Idaho were killed by the traps.
Pheasant permit, pocket guide among changes in store for coming license year.
Experts say the otter population is thriving, but animal welfare groups worry the expansion of trapping in the U.S. and Canada in recent decades isn’t sustainable.
The proposal that went out for public comment Friday would set a quota of two wolves in each of two Montana management areas outside the park.
Budget cut championed by environmental and conservation groups as a long-awaited rebuke of a program they contend needlessly kills thousands of animals each year. But rural Oregonians and ranchers see it as the tone-deaf response of political leaders far removed from the daily realities of a rural existence.
Hunters spent more than $682.7 million and anglers spent over $271.3 million. Trappers, wildlife viewers and boaters were also big spenders with a combined contribution of almost $140 million.
Board of Game Commissioners gives final approval to 2017-18 hunting/trapping seasons.
Board to meet March 27 and 28 at Game Commission’s Harrisburg headquarters.
Reports say their traps snared a wolf, a deer, foxes, even dogs.
Anglers and hunters may purchase new licenses starting today at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website and at more than 140 vendor locations throughout the state.
The statewide meetings, over the Iowa Communications Network to listen to the public’s thoughts on hunting and trapping regs, are part of the process for making rules in state government.
Any changes must be approved by the Natural Resource Commission and then go back to the public for further comment before taking effect in the fall.
Commissioners will hear public recommendations for 2017-18 hunting and furtaking seasons and bag limits
A recent change in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s process allows Ohio to now propose fall waterfowl regulations in January, more than six months earlier than in past years
As of Tuesday afternoon, 247 bobcats had been harvested, with a quota of 275.