Trapping and Furbearer Information
- Wolf Trapper Education Mandatory
- Trapper Education Signup Mandatory as of 7/1/18
- Upland Game Furbearer Seasons and Rules
- Seasonal Trapping/Hunting Report for Furtakers
- River Otter Quotas and Harvest Information
Idaho's beavers, bobcats, river otters and other furbearers provide recreational opportunities, viewing enjoyment, and an economic return from fur pelts. Furbearers provide not only recreational, harvest, and aesthetic values, but also social, cultural, scientific, and genetic values. Furbearers and their harvest are managed in order to benefit wildlife populations and to ensure a long-term return from the animals to humans.
These furbearers may also be hunted: Badger, bobcat, red fox
The coyote, striped skunk, spotted skunk, long-tailed weasel, raccoon and ermine, also considered furbearers, are classified as predatory wildlife and are open to hunting or trapping.
There is no open season for lynx, wolverine, or fisher.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 8:31 AM MST
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 1:59 PM MST
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 3:42 PM MDT
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 11:12 AM MDT
Video: How To Recognize and Avoid Wildlife Traps while Walking your Dog
Video: How To Release Your Dog From A Trap
- How to release your pet from a trap
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