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Curtis Twellmann
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Bureau of Wildlife Management
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Drawing results for 2017 bobcat, fisher and otter permits

Bobcat, fisher and otter quotas are now available

Details regarding bobcat, fisher and otter quotas and permit levels are now available [PDF].

Bobcat
State quota Northern Zone
  • Early period - 253
  • Late period - 253
Southern Zone
  • Early period - 98
  • Late period - 98
Permits issued Northern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 14 - Dec. 25) - 505
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 325
Southern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 14 - Dec. 25) - 230
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 170
Applicants Northern Zone
  • Early period - 1827
  • Late period - 3394
Southern Zone
  • Early period - 899
  • Late period - 907
Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag Northern Zone
  • Early period - 7
  • Late period - 10
Southern Zone
  • Early period - 4
  • Late period - 8
Fisher
Zone A
  • Number of applicants - 1504
  • State quota - 85
  • Permits issued - 220
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 5
Zone B
  • Number of applicants - 1415
  • State quota - 65
  • Permits issued - 300
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 4
Zone C
  • Number of applicants - 913
  • State quota - 60
  • Permits issued - 340
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 4
Zone D
  • Number of applicants - 1171
  • State quota - 100
  • Permits issued - 445
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 4
Zone E
  • Number of applicants - 1138
  • State quota - 250
  • Permits issued - 690
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Zone F
  • Number of applicants - 2477
  • State quota - 350
  • Permits issued - 1,540
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Otter
North zone
  • Number of applicants - 3468
  • Permits issued - 3,815
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Central zone
  • Number of applicants - 3030
  • Permits issued - 3,420 tags
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
South zone
  • Number of applicants - 2504
  • Permits issued - 2,565 tags
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Last Revised: Wednesday October 18 2017