Record-Weight Furbearers

Think you have a record?

If you have trapped a large furbearer, let your regional office know. Browse the Public Contacts Directory below to find the office number.

The rules:

  • Your record must be a legal furbearing species.
  • It must be taken within the legal trapping/hunting/cable-restraint season each year.
  • Record is for the weight only.
  • Weights are recorded by MDC personnel at the Resource Science Center in Columbia or at the fur auctions on a specified digital scale.
Species Sex Date Taken County Taken Weights  Hunter/Trapper
Badger M 12/17/2014 Perry 28 lbs. 14.4 oz. Corey Robinson
Beaver M 12/17/2014 Marion 73 lbs. 0 oz. Jeff Dornberger and Blaine Pope
Bobcat F 1/18/2014 Macon 36 lbs. 0 oz. Shane Viers
Coyote M 12/2/2015 Vernon 48 lbs. 0 oz. Tyler Shouse
Gray Fox M 1/2/2016 Marion 12 lbs. 11 oz. Lance Hudson and Bobby Gruenloh
Mink M 1/16/2013 Ralls 5 lbs. 3.2 oz. Jeff Thompson
Muskrat M 1/29/2013 Boone 3 lbs. 9.6 oz. Chuck Regnireb
Nutria M 2/2/2014 Pemiscot 15 lbs. 12.8 oz. Charlie Brown
Opossum M 12/25/2015 Adair 14 lbs. 12 oz. Randy Eiler Jr. and Gauge Craig
Raccoon M 12/4/2015 Gentry 28 lbs. 8 oz. Dennis Nelson
Red Fox M 11/18/2015 St Francois 13 lbs. 0.4 oz. Justin Skiles
River Otter M Unknown Osage 31 lbs. 3.2 oz. Jacob Rehagen
Striped Skunk Unkown 12/4/2015 Marion 7 lbs. 0 oz. Blaine & Teagan Pope

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This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.