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National Trappers Association
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NTA Director: Eric 'Chip' Ayers
HC 77 Box 49
Kirby, WV 26755
Phone 304-822-3477

Wildlife Agencies

West Virginia


New Regulations in Effect
1. Bobcat do not have to be field tagged.
2. Body gripping traps up to 5"x5" are permitted on land.
3. All types of water traps are now legal for March beaver trapping.
4. The measurement of trap jaw spread has been standardized in the regulations.
5. Encapsulating traps have been defined in the regulations.
6. White lights are now legal for night hunting of fox and coyote.
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WVTA Event Dates

March 2-4, 2018: Fur Auction