Below you will find links where you can learn more about trapping, including how to trap, scientific research on trap types and techniques, and trappable species.  In addition, you can find reports on the regulated furbearer harvest, as well as survey reports conducted on furbearer species.  

Best Management Practices

Processing Fur


Species Information

 Selling Fur

Surveys and Reports

Trapper Education

  Furbearer Cooperator Program


Find a Trapping Course

To find a trapping course, click here and look for "Trapping" under course type. Once you  have found a trapping course, click on the calendar link for further information.

Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Program in North Carolina

Wildlife and Sportfish Restoration Program in North Carolina

Learn more about the program.