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Mink & Muskrat Hunting Seasons

Location/WMUs Season Method of Take Restrictions
MINK Eastern Southern Zone WMUs* Nov. 10 - Apr. 7 May not be hunted with a firearm larger than .22 caliber
Western Southern Zone WMUs* Nov. 25 - Feb. 15
WMUs 1A, 1C and 2A* Dec. 15 - Feb. 25
Northern Zone WMUs* Oct. 25 - Apr. 15 May not be hunted with a firearm
MUSKRAT Lake Champlain only, excluding tributaries Oct. 25 - Apr. 15 May not be hunted with a firearm larger than .22 caliber

There are no bag limits for these species.

*See the Mink Trapping Season Map for WMUs that can be hunted.