Minnesota Trapping Seasons

Badger Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Badger 14-Oct-23 15-Mar-24 North Furbearer Zone
Badger 21-Oct-23 15-Mar-24 South Furbearer Zone

Beaver Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Beaver 28-Oct-23 15-May-24 North Furbearer Zone
Beaver 28-Oct-23 15-May-24 South Furbearer Zone

Bobcat Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Bobcat 16-Dec-23 21-Jan-24 North of I-94 and U.S. Highway 10

Fisher Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Fisher 16-Dec-23 24-Dec-23 North of I-94 & U.S. Highway 10

Fox Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Fox, Gray & Red 14-Oct-23 15-Mar-24 North Furbearer Zone
Fox, Gray & Red 23-Dec-23 15-Mar-24 South Furbearer Zone

Mink Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Mink 28-Oct-23 28-Feb-24 North Furbearer Zone
Mink 28-Oct-23 28-Feb-24 South Furbearer Zone

Muskrat Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Muskrat 28-Oct-23 28-Feb-24 North Furbearer Zone
Muskrat 28-Oct-23 28-Feb-24 South Furbearer Zone

Opossum Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Opossum 14-Oct-23 15-Mar-24 North Furbearer Zone
Opossum 21-Oct-23 15-Mar-24 South Furbearer Zone

Otter Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Otter 28-Oct-23 21-Jan-24 North Furbearer Zone
Otter 28-Oct-23 21-Jan-24 South Furbearer Zone

Pine Marten Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Pine Marten 16-Dec-23 24-Dec-23 North of I-94 & U.S. Highway 10

Rabbit Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Jack Rabbit 16-Sep-23 28-Feb-24 Statewide
Cottontail & Snowshoe Hare 16-Sep-23 28-Feb-24 Statewide

Raccoon Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Raccoon 14-Oct-23 15-Mar-24 North Furbearer Zone
Raccoon 21-Oct-23 15-Mar-24 South Furbearer Zone

Squirrel Trapping

Species Start Date End Date Zone
Gray & Fox Squirrel 16-Sep-23 29-Feb-24 Statewide

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