Officials Confirm First Bobcat in Northwest Ohio Since 1800s

Ohio wildlife officials have confirmed the first verified report of a bobcat in northwest Ohio since the mid-1800s. Here are the details from Steve Pollick’s story on toledoBlade.com: The wild cat, a young male, was caught in a raccoon snare … [Read More]

Bobcat Populations on the Rise

Some good news for bobcat trappers/hunters landed in my e-mail box this morning. It appears bobcat populations are on the rise across most of North America. Dr. Nathan M. Roberts of Cornell University, a Trapper & Predator Caller contributor, forwarded … [Read More]

Colorado ‘Cat — Predator Hunting With Hunters Specialties

I was out in beautiful southeastern Colorado last week with some folks from Hunter’s Specialties and Cabelas. On the final day of the hunt, Steve Criner of Hunter’s Specialties National Pro Staff called in this bobcat with the Johnny Stewart … [Read More]

Iowans To Get a Bobcat Season

A resurgence in bobcat numbers prompted a three-year study by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, which determined the bobcat population has recovered enough to warrant a limited harvest season. As a result, trappers and hunters will be allowed to take one bobcat per season beginning Nov. 3. The season runs through Jan. 31, 2008, or until a harvest quota of 150 animals is reached. [Read More]