Conservation and Trapping News

Illinois bobcat season ends with 367 harvested
Mar 29, 2023 08:20 ET

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) — The 2022-2023 Illinois bobcat season concluded Feb. 15 with 367 bobcats harvested by hunters and trappers.

A total of 198 (52%) of bobcats were taken by hunting, while trapping accounted for 169 (44%) of the harvest. Sixteen (4%) were salvaged by permit holders from circumstances such as roadkill.

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