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Trapping Harvest Data

A furbearer possession tag and subsequent pelt sealing is required for otter, bobcat, fisher and marten. Data from pelt-sealed animals help DEC biologists track changes in the size and distribution of populations of these species and are one of the tools used in making management decisions.

Pelt-Sealed Furbearers in New York State 2002-2012

Pelt-seal data for these species are also available by county and town: