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Furbearer Trapping Season Update

Friday, February 18, 2000

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Montana's trapping season for bobcat in the central and eastern portions of the state will be open until March 1, unless district quotas are reached resulting in the season closing earlier. The general trapping season for marten, fisher, wolverine, and bobcat in the western districts is closed.

The state's general trapping season for aquatic furbearers, including beaver, otter, muskrat, and mink closes April 15.

Furbearers are designated by state law and may be harvested during a limited season. Harvest numbers and trapping methods are regulated by the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission.