Fisheries and Land Resources

Required Traps

Newfoundland and Labrador Wild Life Regulations outline requirements for locking snares, prohibition against the use of serrated or tooth-edge traps and drowner set requirements for aquatic species. As well, the Agreement on International Humane Trapping Standards (AIHTS) set performance standards for traps used in the harvest and control of 19 furbearer species in Canada, eight of this species exist in our province (beaver, ermine or weasal, coyote, lynx, marten, muskrat, otter and wolf). For more information, please visit Certified Traps

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