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Shawn Rossler
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Bureau of Wildlife Management
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Drawing results for 2016 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 - 88
  • Late period - 88
Southern Zone
  • Early period - 73
  • Late period - 73
Permits issued Northern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 15 - Dec. 25) - 175
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 110
Southern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 15 - Dec. 25) - 175
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 125
Applicants Northern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 15 - Dec. 25) - 1915
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 3388
Southern Zone
  • Early period (Oct. 15 - Dec. 25) - 731
  • Late period (Dec. 26 - Jan. 31) - 824
Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag Northern Zone
  • Early period - 9 points
  • Late period - 10 points
Southern Zone
  • Early period - 5 points
  • Late period - 9 points
Fisher
Zone A
  • Number of applicants - 1524
  • State quota - 75
  • Permits issued - 195
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 5
Zone B
  • Number of applicants - 1527
  • State quota - 55
  • Permits issued - 255
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 5
Zone C
  • Number of applicants - 1038
  • State quota - 60
  • Permits issued - 340
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 2
Zone D
  • Number of applicants - 1280
  • State quota - 100
  • Permits issued - 445
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 3
Zone E
  • Number of applicants - 1248
  • State quota - 250
  • Permits issued - 690
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Zone F
  • Number of applicants - 2422
  • State quota - 350
  • Permits issued - 1,540
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Otter
North zone
  • Number of applicants - 3562 applicants
  • State quota - 750
  • Permits issued - 2,490
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
Central zone
  • Number of applicants - 3,193 applicants
  • State quota - 600
  • Permits issued - 2,875 tags
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 1
South zone
  • Number of applicants - 2,394 applicants
  • State quota - 600
  • Permits issued - 3,530 tags
  • Minimum number of preference points to draw a tag - 0
Last Revised: Tuesday October 25 2016