There are so many otters in Missouri waterways (an estimated 15,000) that the state has begun a no-limit season on the furbearers from Nov. 15 to Jan. 31.
It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but it wasn’t so funny to those at The Chaparral Bar in Cottonwood, Arizona after a rabid bobcat walked into the bar Tuesday. From the story: That bobcat caught patrons off … [Read More]
Two stories out of the Lafourche Parish Daily Comet in Louisiana discuss the non-existent market for nutria fur: “Demand for Nutria Pelts Fades Away“ And “They’re the Last of the Swamp-Rat Skinners“ The state of Louisiana gives $5 per nutria … [Read More]
Marc Murrell writes about the great experiences he shared with his 9-year-old twins this past trapping season as they learned the art of trapping on the fly. He summed it up well in his last paragraph: Both boys got a … [Read More]
Let him know.Interior Secretary Ken Salazar upheld the decision made by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove gray wolves from the federal endangered list in the Northern Rockies and the western Great Lakes regions earlier this month. He … [Read More]
Trapping is under attack by animal rights groups in Maine despite troubling furbearer overpopulation problems. The rising beaver population and the increased costs of road repairs and other damage related to beavers have even caused the Maine legislature to try … [Read More]
Buster, a dog from Chanhassen, Minn., is lucky to have escaped his run in with a coyote near his owners’ home outside Minneapolis. It sure seems like there have been a lot of stories about coyote overpopulation and/or coyotes populating … [Read More]
Game Wardens in northern Utah caught a suspected poacher by attaching a GPS device to his truck while he visited dozens of traplines. The alleged poacher is now challenging the use of the GPS. A state judge approved the use … [Read More]
Sam Cook from the Duluth News Tribune recently wrote a couple of articles on Minnesota’s wolf management. He specifically looked at research being conducted by the 1854 Treaty Authority, a natural resources management arm for the Grand Portage and Bois … [Read More]
The Today Show featured a segment on coyote attacks recently: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Stories like this should help increase opportunities for trappers and predator callers.