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‘Yellowstone’ series is creating demand for beaver pelts
Dec 10, 2023 09:42 ET

A hit television series isn’t the only reason that furbearer trapping is seeing an increase in Maine, but it certainly is one of them, according to the person who runs trapping education for the state.

The demand for beaver pelts to make hats has increased exponentially, especially since the series “Yellowstone” hit the television screen, said Ron Fournier, recreational safety supervisor for Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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