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Indiana Department of Natural Resources

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Regulated trapping plays an important role in the ecology and conservation of Indiana's furbearers. Trapping is a regulated activity and is only allowed for abundant wildlife and is an important part of Indiana's history and culture.

Trapping in Indiana is limited to all furbearers. Furbearers include:
beaver, coyote, gray fox, red fox, long-tailed weasel, mink, muskrat, opossum, raccoon, and striped skunk.

Furbearer Management

Before Trapping Season

During Trapping Season

Trapping Publications and Resources