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Trapping in Wisconsin: a time-honored tradition

complete trapper education.
trapping license information and fees.
apply for a permit and check permit status online.

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 [PDF].

Attention trappers: The DNR is attempting to radio-collar incidentally caught wolves [PDF] 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 [exit DNR] for more information.

Last Revised: Tuesday September 15 2015