DNR Announces NW Minnesota Furbearer Registration Stations
Furbearers (all species) may be registered between noon and 7 p.m. on December 9, with bobcat and otter-only registration between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on January 6 at the following locations:
Backus DNR Forestry Office
4391 State Hwy 371 NW
Bemidji Area Wildlife Office
2114 Bemidji Ave.
Park Rapids Area Wildlife Office
603 First Street W
Roseau City Center
Library Meeting Room
121 Center St. E
Thief Lake WMA Office, Middle River
42280 240th Ave.
National Guard Armory
517 N Jefferson
Registration is also available by appointment throughout the furbearer season at any of the DNR area wildlife offices, which also include:
Baudette Area Wildlife Office
204 Main St. E
Crookston Area Wildlife Office
204 Main St. S
Detroit Lakes Area Wildlife Office
14583 Cty Hwy 19
Fergus Falls Area Wildlife Office
1509 First Ave N
Glenwood Area Wildlife Office
28070 N Lakeshore Dr.
Karlstad Area Wildlife Office
202 Main St. N
Red Lake WMA Office, Roosevelt
Roseau River WMA Office (3 miles west of Pine Creek)
27952 400th Street
Thief River Falls Area Wildlife Office
246 125th Ave NE
Pelts must be removed from the carcass and thawed to allow for inspection. The carcasses of bobcats and the heads of pine martens will also be collected at the time of registration.
To expedite registration, trappers should bring the following written information for each animal to be registered: species, sex, date, location (county, township and range) and method of take, including type of trap used; and MDNR number as shown on license.
Fur registration forms and additional information are available from the area wildlife offices or the DNR Web site at www.mndnr.gov/hunting/smallgame.