TRAPPING

Trapping for the 2018-2019 season will be open to recreationists like it was prior to the 2017-2018 season.

Trapping seasons, harvest limits, and other regulations on Fort Drum are in accordance with New York State Trapping Laws, and Fort Drum Regulation 420-3 Hunting, Fishing, & Other Outdoor Recreation (unofficial version updated 9 Aug 2018). Fort Drum is Wildlife Management Unit 6H. Harvested furbearers should be reported in accordance with NYSDEC Trapping Regulations.

Furbearer Harvest Statistics

Season  Beaver Otter  Bobcat Fisher Coyote 
 1998 - 1999  443 8 0  4 1
 1999 - 2000  714  47  1  0  2
 2000 - 2001  510  48  1  2  0
 2001 - 2002  470  30  0  4  8
 2002 - 2003  133  21  1  4  3
 2003 - 2004  479  51  3  14  8
 2004 - 2005  280  31  0  12  7
 2005 - 2006  335 17  0  3  0
 2006 - 2007  444  37  2  11  0
 2007 - 2008  308  32  3  2  *
 2008 - 2009  482  51  4 9  *
 2009 - 2010  442 32  8  6  *
 2010 - 2011  *  42  5  9  *
 2011 - 2012  *  38  5  8  *
 2012 - 2013  *  30 7  10  *
 2013 - 2014  * 22 6  1  *
Numbers are based on sealed pelts by NYSDEC. 
* = denotes pelts that are no longer required to be sealed.