Content tagged with "furbearer"

2013 Furbearer Program Annual Report

Browse the report on Missouri furbearer permit sales, population and harvests, pelt sales, and other information for fiscal year 2012 (July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013). More

Mink

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Mustela vison
This semiaquatic predator, a member of the weasel family, is famous for its durable, soft, valuable fur. More

Mink

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Mink More

Missouri’s small-game hunting forecast

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Here’s what to expect when you head out to hunt quail, pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, and furbearers. More

Muskrat

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Ondatra zibethicus
One of the most abundant commercial furbearers in Missouri, this semiaquatic rodent has benefited from the construction of thousands of farm ponds throughout the state. More

Muskrat Dens

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Muskrats often build large houses out of vegetation in shallow water. The nest, or den, is reached by means of a tunnel that usually opens under water. Other times, they dig their homes into a stream or pond bank. More

Muskrat Love

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I noticed something in the water, and it wasn’t the catfish or bluegill that I am accustomed to witnessing... More
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Muskrat on Dry Land

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Muskrats are semiaquatic, living in marshes, sloughs, streams, rivers, ponds, and lakes. More

Muskrat Swimming

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One of the most abundant commercial furbearers in Missouri, this semiaquatic rodent has benefited from the construction of thousands of farm ponds throughout the state. More