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Trapping seasons in the UGAFs

( For bobcat, see the Bobcat: characteristics section ).

UGAF (Note 1) Black bear
(Note 6)
Muskrat Beaver, river otter Mink American marten, fisher Lynx
(Note 8)
Others species
(Note 9)
1
May 15
to June 30
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to April 30
October 18
to April 1
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 1
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to March 1
2, 3, 4, 5
May 15
to June 30
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to May 15
October 18
to April 1
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 1
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to March 1
6 (Note 2),
7 (Notes 2 and 3)
May 15
to June 30
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to May 15
October 18
to April 1
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 1
October 18
to January 15
October 18
to March 1
8, 9, 20, 21
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
November 1
to December 1
October 25
to March 1
10, 12, 14, 15
May 15
to June 10
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
November 1
to December 1
October 25
to March 1
11, 13
May 15
to June 30
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to April 30
October 18
to April 1
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 1
November 1
to December 1
October 18
to March 1
16, 80, 81, 82
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 21
Novembre 15
to March 1
Novembre 15
to March 1
October 25
to January 31
Prohibited October 25
to March 1
17
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to April 30
October 18
to April 1
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 1
November 1
to December 1
October 18
to March 1
18
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
November 15
to December 1
November 1
to December 1
October 25
to March 1
19
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to November 25
March 1
to April 15
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
November 1
to December 1
October 25
to March 1
22, 23
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
Prohibited October 25
to March 1
24, 85, 86
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 15
November 8
to April 1
November 8
to March 1
November 8
to January 31
Prohibited October 25
to March 1
25
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 21
November 8
to April 1
November 8
to March 1
October 25
to January 31
Prohibited October 25
to March 1
26, 27, 28, 29 (Note 2)
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
November 15
to December 15
October 25
to March 1
30, 31 (Note 2),
32 (Note 2)

May 15
to June 30
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to April 30
October 18
to April 1
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 1
November 15
to December 15
October 18
to March 1
33, 34
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
November 15
to December 15
October 25
to March 1
35
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
November 15
to December 15
October 25
to March 1
36
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
November 15
to December 15
October 25
to March 1
37
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 21
October 25
to March 15
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
November 15
to December 15
October 25
to March 1
38 (Note 3), 40
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to March 15
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to January 15
October 25
to March 1
39, 41
May 15
to June 30
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to April 30
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 1
October 18
to January 15
October 18
to March 1
42, 43, 44, 45,
46, 47, 48, 49,
50 (Note 2),
51, 52, 53
May 15
to June 30
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to April 30
October 18
to April 1
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 1
October 18
to January 15
October 18
to March 1
54, 55,
56 (Note 2)
May 15
to June 30
October 18
to December 15
October 18
to April 30
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 15
57, 58,
59 (Note 4),
60 (Note 4), 61, 62,
63, 64, 65, 66
May 15
to June 30
September 15
to December 15
October 18
to May 15
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 15
October 18
to March 15
68 (Note 5)
Prohibited October 18
to April 30
October 18
to March 15
Prohibited Prohibited Prohibited October 18
to March 15
69 (Note 7)
Prohibited Prohibited Prohibited Prohibited Prohibited Prohibited December 15
to December 31
70, 71, 72  (Note 3) , 73
May 15
to June 30
October 18
to December 15
November 1
to April 30
November 1
to March 1
November 1
to March 1
November 15
to January 15
November 15
to December 15
October 18
to March 1
74 (Note 3)
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to December 31
October 25
to January 15
October 25
to March 1
75, 76 (Note 3),
77 (Note 3)
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to April 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to January 31
October 25
to January 15
October 25
to March 1
78
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 30
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to January 31
November 15
to January 15
October 25
to March 1
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Trapping in Québec - Main regulations

Trapping seasons in the UGAFs (following)

UGAF (Note 1) Black bear
(Note 6)
Muskrat Beaver, river otter Mink American marten, fisher Lynx
(Note 8)
Others species
(Note 9)
79
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 21
November 1
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
October 25
to January 31
November 15
to December 15
October 25
to March 1
83, 84
May 15
to June 30
October 25
to December 15
October 25
to April 15
November 8
to April 1
November 8
to March 1
October 25
to March 1
Prohibited October 25
to March 1
87 to 96 (Note 2) James Bay, Northern and Northeastern Québec territories covered by the agreements

N. B. : Trapping of wolverine, polar bear and grey fox is prohibited.

Note 1 : Trapping is prohibited in certain areas as well as in UGAF 67.
Note 2 : In UGAFs 6, 7 (except the wildlife sanctuary), 29, 31, 32, 50, 56 and 87 to 96, trapping is reserved exclusively for the persons (Aboriginals) referred to in the Regulation respecting beaver reserves and the Act respecting hunting and fishing rights in the James Bay and New Québec territories.
Note 3  : In the wildlife sanctuaries in UGAFs 7, 38, 72, 74, 76 and 77, black bear trapping is authorized in fall only.
Note 4  : In the Port-Cartier-Sept-Îles Wildlife Sanctuary (UGAFs 59 and 60), black bear trapping is authorized in fall from October 11 to November 15.
Note 5  : In UGAF 68, trapping is permitted only for the muskrat, river otter, beaver and red fox.
Note 6  : A bagging quota applies.
Note 7  : In UGAF 69, only red fox and coyote trapping is permitted.
Note 8  : A bagging quota applies in certain UGAFs.
Note 9  : Long-tailed weasel, least weasel, coyote, grey squirrel (grey or black), American red squirrel, ermine, wolf, striped skunk, raccoon, Arctic fox (white of blue), red fox (silver, cross or red).