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Yukon Trapping Regulations

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Yukon Trapping Regulations Summary 2017-18

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Provides a summary of Yukon trapping regulations and information of interest to trappers.

 

 

 

New trap use requirements coming in 2020

Starting October 1, 2020, Yukon trappers will be required to only use certified restraining traps for beaver and wolf. See page 8 of the Trapping Regulations Summary for more information on permitted trapping devices and international humane trapping standards.

 

Wanted: Wolverine and lynx carcasses

Wolverine

As part of an ongoing study on the territory’s wolverine population, you are invited to submit your frozen, skinned wolverine carcasses to your nearest Environment office. You will receive $50 for each complete wolverine carcass (including the skull) to recognize your contribution to this research.

You must include the following information with the carcass:

For more information about the wolverine study, call 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5766.

Lynx

As part of a study on the population and movement of lynx, the Department of Environment will ask trappers in select areas (Watson Lake, Mayo, Faro, Kluane Lake area and Whitehorse) to submit a limited number of lynx carcasses in the 2017-18 trapping season. If you are not contacted by the department requesting lynx carcasses, please do not submit any. Environment offices will not accept them.

For more information about the lynx study, call 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5464.

 

Trapping concession area maps now available

Colour, 11” x 17” paper maps of your trapping concession area are now available from the Department of Environment. Contact the Program Advisor, Fur and Outfitting Industries at 1-800-661-0408, ext. 8403 or your local Conservation Officer to request copies. Remember to ask for maps when picking up your trapping concession certificate.

 

 

Contact Client Services

Phone: 867-667-5652
Toll-free (in Yukon, NWT & Nunavut):
1-800-661-0408 ext. 5652
Fax: 867-393-7197

Email: environmentyukon@gov.yk.ca
Address: Box 2703 (V-3A) Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada Y1A 2C6