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Geriann Albers
Assistant furbearer biologist
Bureau of Wildlife Management
608-261-6452

Drawing results for 2015 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 - 119
  • Late period - 119
Southern Zone
  • Early period - 48
  • Late period - 48
Permits issued Northern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 17 - Dec. 25) - 240
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 160
Southern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 17 - Dec. 25) - 115
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 80
Applicants Northern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 17 - Dec. 25) - 2,053
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 3,234
Southern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 17 - Dec. 25) - 712
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 728
Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag Northern Zone
  • Early period - 7 points
  • Late period - 9 points
Southern Zone
  • Early period - 5 points
  • Late period - 8 points
Fisher
Zone A
  • Number of applicants - 1,250
  • State quota - 87
  • Permits issued - 230
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 3
Zone B
  • Number of applicants - 1,471
  • State quota - 37
  • Permits issued - 170
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 3
Zone C
  • Number of applicants - 903
  • State quota - 60
  • Permits issued - 345
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Zone D
  • Number of applicants - 1,299
  • State quota - 75
  • Permits issued - 375
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 2
Zone E
  • Number of applicants - 1,259
  • State quota - 250
  • Permits issued - 690
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Zone F
  • Number of applicants - 2,563
  • State quota - 350
  • Permits issued - 1,540
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 0
Otter
North zone
  • Number of applicants - 3,765 applicants
  • State quota - 605
  • Permits issued - 1,880
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Central zone
  • Number of applicants - 3,061 applicants
  • State quota - 510
  • Permits issued - 1,340 tags
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
South zone
  • Number of applicants - 2,494 applicants
  • State quota - 510
  • Permits issued - 2,040 tags
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 0
Last Revised: Thursday September 03 2015