Conservation and Trapping News

2023 Trapping Areas Open for Bids at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Nov 2, 2022 06:50 ET

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge will offer furbearer trapping rights on a sealed bid basis for the 2023 season.

Fifteen trapping units will be available. An individual may bid on one or more units, but only three units will be awarded to any bidder. The successful bidder must personally trap the unit; subleasing is prohibited. Bid invitations, maps, and other details are available by calling Matt Whitbeck, wildlife biologist, at 410-221-2034. Inspection of the units will be allowed from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., November 29 – December 1 and December 5-8, 2022, with a scouting permit.

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