Files in this item

FilesDescriptionFormat

application/pdf

application/pdfINHS2015_19.pdf (2MB)
(no description provided)PDF

Description

Title:2014-2015 Illinois Trapper Report: Harvest, Effort, and Marketing Practices
Author(s):Campbell, Linda K.; Williams, Brent D.; Miller, Craig A.
Subject(s):Trapper
Furbearer
Harvest
Effort
Marketing Practices
IDNR Division of Wildlife U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service INHS
Geographic Coverage:Illinois
Abstract:Wesampled1,200 purchasersof2014resident Illinois trapping licensesfrom the Illinois Department of Natural Resources licensing database.Licensees were mailed a 4-page questionnaire, and we received 710 (58%) questionnaires.Trapping license sales increased 7%from 2013 (7,782licenses)to 2014 (8,303).Trappers set an average of 16.1traps for an average of 23.1days or nights during the 2014-2015season,and harvested an estimated179,978furbearers (down28% from the 251,178harvested in 2013-2014).An estimated 101,035raccoons (Procyon lotor) were trapped during the 2014-2015Illinois trapping season, adecreaseof33%from the estimated 151,367trapped during the 2013-2014 season.Muskrat(Ondatra zibethicus) harvest was the next highest at33,860muskrats(4% increasefrom the previous year).
Issue Date:2015-08-12
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Technical Report INHS 2015 (19)
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/90073
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:IDNR
Division of Wildlife U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Federal Aid Project Number W-112-R-24
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2016-05-09
2017-08-12


This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Item Statistics