Furbearers are a valuable and renewable natural resource that are managed and regulated by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Regulated trapping is an important part of modern wildlife management programs and is the most efficient and practical means available to manage furbearer populations and their associated habitats.
In Alabama, the following species are designated as furbearers:
- Striped Skunk
NOTE: There is no closed season for Beaver, Coyote, Raccoon, Opossum and Nutria.
See Seasons and Bag Limits for other species' open dates.