TRAPPING

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 01 Aug 2020--there will be no update before the 2021 hunting season). 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.