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Some Furbearer Seasons To Open
Wednesday, November 24, 2004
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This news release was archived on Friday, December 24, 2004

Wolverine

Large wolverine

Most Montana’s furbearer trapping seasons for species such as marten, fisher, wolverine, and bobcat open Dec. 1. Seasons for trapping beaver, otter, muskrat and mink opened earlier in the year and continue into spring. Here is a complete list of furbearer seasons in Montana.





2004 FURBEARER SEASONS

Beaver            (district 1,2, and 3) Nov. 1-April 15, 2005

Beaver            (districts 4,5,6, and 7) Sept. 1-May 31, 2005

Otter                                                                                        Nov. 1-April 15, 2005

Muskrat                                                                                   Nov. 1-April 15, 2005

Mink                                                                                        Nov. 1-April 15, 2005

Marten          (trapping districts 1,2,3,4, and 5)                         Dec. 1-Feb. 15, 2005

Fisher (trapping districts 1 and 2)                                             Dec. 1-Feb. 15, 2005

Wolverine    (trapping districts 1,2,3,4 and 5)                          Dec. 1-Feb. 15, 2005

Bobcat     (trapping districts 1,2,3)                                          Dec. 1-Feb. 15, 2005

Bobcat (trapping districts 4,5,6,7)                                           Dec. 1-March 1, 2005

Because season dates vary by species and area, please check the regulations for details.