Additional Groundhog Regulations

Groundhog pelts can be possessed and sold throughout the year. Cage-type traps may be used if the trap is:

  • Labeled with your name and address or your conservation number 
  • Is attended daily
  • Has an opening 144 square inches or smaller

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