It is unlawful to take bobcat, coyote, gray fox, red fox, opossum, raccoon, or striped skunk for the purpose of wildlife management on private lands outside of an established hunting or trapping season without obtaining a Predator Control Permit and complying with the terms and provisions of the permit.
- Applicant must be the owner, immediate family of owner, lessee or have written permission from landowner or lessee of the land upon which the permit will be used. Property must be outside the limits of any incorporated town. Persons having hunting/trapping privileges revoked are not eligible for a Predator Control Permit.
- Permit holders must possess a valid hunting license.
- Permits are valid from July 1 through June 30.
- Permit holders may use firearms day or night to shoot bobcat, coyote, gray fox, opossum, raccoon, red fox, or striped skunk.
- Permit holders may use traps in accordance with Codes 17.01, 17.02, and 17.03 to take bobcat, coyote, gray fox, red fox, opossum, raccoon, or striped skunk.
PENALTY: Class 1