Animal trapping’s heydey is rightly over

Recently, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department was quoted in a promotional media story that trapping of furbearers is gaining in popularity. Hardly! New Hampshire trapping licenses sold in the 2016-2017 season are down to just 479. When the furbearer biologist at the department was asked about this story, he responded that he thought he was being quoted from years past. We would like to remind the department that it is 2017.

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