Refuge trapping permits and trap tags for the 2012-2013 furbearer trapping season on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge will be issued from the La Crosse District office beginning Tuesday, October 9th.
Each trapper will receive 40 trap tags with their permit.
Refuge trapping permits and trap tags must be obtained in person and trappers must have a valid 2012-2013 state trapping license in their possession when obtaining trap tags.
All traps placed on the Refuge must have a tag attached. Refuge trapping permits and trap tags are issued for a fee of $30 for trappers 18 years or older and $5 for trappers under age 18.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's La Crosse District Office is located in the new visitor center on Brice Prairie, near the intersection of county roads Z and ZN.