BRULE, Wis. - The Wisconsin Trappers Association and Department of Natural Resources will hold a trapper education course Aug. 8, 11 and 12 at the Brule River State Forest Ski Trail, located one block south of State Highway 2 at 5750 S. Afterhours Road, Brule.
Course dates and hours are as follows:
Tuesday, Aug. 8 - 6-9 p.m.;
Friday, Aug. 11 - 6-9 p.m.; and
Saturday, Aug. 12 - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
To acquire a Wisconsin trapping license, a first time trapper must complete the Trapper Education Course. Only trappers that have purchased a trapping license prior to 1992, or those actively engaged in farming, are exempt from this requirement. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive free trapping privileges for the 2017-2018 trapping season.
Cost for the course is $12 and pre-registration is required. To learn more or register for this course, contact the Brule DNR office at 715-372-8539.