Harvest Information - Estimated Number of Hunters and Trappers of Furbearers, 1990-Present



Year Raccoon Muskrat Red Fox Gray Fox Opossum Skunk Mink Coyote a Weasel Bobcat b Fisher
1990 9,676 4,147 7,941 6,542 3,653 1,914 2,560 7,782 508 Closed Closed
1991 9,921 4,865 7,827 6,613 3,915 2,264 2,726 12,184 422 Closed Closed
1992 9,525 4,419 7,019 6,263 3,793 2,208 2,539 13,643 452 Closed Closed
1993 8,195 4,227 6,790 6,089 3,369 1,967 2,465 14,260 387 Closed Closed
1994 7,066 5,570 8,319 7,515 4,267 3,071 3,212 20,597 784 Closed Closed
1995 9,718 4,465 8,080 6,908 3,989 2,643 2,879 20,413 853 Closed Closed
1996 12,951 6,478 10,007 8,361 6,140 3,443 3,703 21,937 942 Closed Closed
1997 13,750 7,363 10,330 8,553 6,386 3,473 4,434 24,526 1,125 Closed Closed
1998 12,794 5,900 9,982 8,594 5,558 2,948 3,512 30,016 733 Closed Closed
1999 b 7,555 3,230 6,996 6,061 2,653 1,718 2,152 28,265 392 Closed Closed
2000 b 6,996 3,121 7,280 6,353 2,870 1,750 2,026 28,270 509 290 Closed
2001 b 7,935 3,997 8,234 6,938 3,180 2,036 2,587 36,249 619 520 Closed
2002 b 7,295 3,287 8,022 6,494 3,434 2,116 2,433 28,535 676 545 Closed
2003 b 7,292 3,362 6,998 5,547 3,585 2,132 2,305 29,048 453 570 Closed
2004 615 Closed
2005 b 8,434 3,815 9,583 7,358 4,479 2,813 2,997 35,010 714 615 Closed
2006 b 10,606 5,630 11,331 8,264 5,669 3,603 4,194 36,175 1,325 720 Closed
2007 10,131 4272 10,628 7,811 5,307 3,484 3,674 37,792 1,447 1,010 Closed
2008 11,498 4,687 12,426 9,561 6,344 4,143 3,674 40,982 1,466 1,435 Closed
2009 8,702 3,261 6,651 3,953 4,482 2,587 2,147 40,648 203 1,781* Closed
2010 11,609 4,539 13,635 9,455 6,012 3,891 4,093 43,162 1,655 15,820^ 2,783 #

aCombines estimates from Game Take Survey and Furtaker Survey, but does not include mentored youth harvest.
bCautionary note: Estimates are minimum estimates that do not account for combination licenses.
cPearson product-moment correlation coefficient from data collected from 1990-2010.
* - Last year of Limited Drawing for Permits.
^ - First Year of General Sale of Permit.
# - First Year for Season/Permit.









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