BEAVER TRAPPING OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE
AT JOCKEY HOLLOW WILDLIFE AREA
AKRON, OH - A drawing will be held to select one trapper for beaver trapping opportunities at Jockey Hollow Wildlife Area in Belmont and Harrison counties. The drawing will coincide with drawings for permits to trap MWCD properties. Interested trappers should visit Tappan Lake Park’s activity center, located in Harrison County near Deersville on Saturday, November 8 at 12:00 noon.
To be eligible, trappers must be at least 18 years old, be present at the public drawing and possess all Ohio licenses and permits necessary in order to be considered for selection.
For additional information, contact Dan Kramer at the Division of Wildlife at (330) 644-2293.
Trapping beaver on public lands is by permit only and limited to areas where flooding from beaver dams interferes with other management practices or affects adjacent, private property or roadways. Beaver and otter trapping seasons run December 26, 2008 through February 28, 2009 statewide.
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