Trapping in Wisconsin: a time-honored tradition
Whether you crave the solitude of the winter landscape or you seek to pass on a family tradition, Wisconsin has many trapping opportunities for you.
Bobcat, fisher and otter quotas are now available
Details regarding bobcat, fisher and otter quotas and permit levels are now available .
Attention trappers: The DNR is attempting to radio-collar incidentally caught wolves throughout the state. If you are willing to allow DNR staff to collar any incidentally-caught wolves, please contact Nathan Libal at 715-401-1764.
Fur tagging dates: There will be no fur tagging dates document this year. Contact your local conservation warden to have your bobcat, fisher, or otter registered within 5 days of the month you harvest.
Trapping on DOT Right-of-Ways: DOT does not allow trapping along DOT-owned right-of-ways. However, there are a few wetland mitigation sites open to trapping. Please review their policy for more information.
- Plan your season
- Furbearer management
- Trapping publications