Beaver Tagging - The HuntingPA.com Outdoor Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-27-2014, 11:20 PM Thread Starter
Diehard Outdoorsman
 
trapperrick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Somerset County, PA
Posts: 4,155
Back To Top
Beaver Tagging

Do you guys remember when you had to get your beaver pelt tagged by the District Game Protector(WCO)? I almost forgot about this until I was leafing through a 1981 issue Pennsylvania Game News and had a short article on when the "Game Protectors" were going to have beaver tagging sessions.

The horizon is your starting point.
trapperrick is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-27-2014, 11:29 PM
Regular Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: venango co,pa
Posts: 2,430
Back To Top
Re: Beaver Tagging

yup, i got fined 100.00 plus lose of 4 beaver pelts because the warden "didn't get the message " that i had beav to tag.when he did show up it was after the time ran out.should have fought it, but i was told if i lost i would loose my license for three years.

life member pa trappers
distric 1,venango co leader
life member vfw
member fta
member nta
cooncrazy is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-28-2014, 01:44 AM
Part of the Community
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: pa. 5c & 3b
Posts: 189
Back To Top
Re: Beaver Tagging

had the same trouble trying to line up a game warden to tag.one year he said he turned all his tags in and could not get them back.best thing they ever did was getting rid of tags
fish nitro is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-28-2014, 09:25 AM
The Man
 
bobcat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: pa
Posts: 5,364
Back To Top
Re: Beaver Tagging

my dad had a $25 fine for something (i think his tag was below the snow or something) and when he went to get his beaver tagged the local warden confiscated his beaver until he paid the fine.....

Now your diggin' where the 'tators are!
bobcat is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-28-2014, 09:39 AM
The Man
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: over here
Posts: 6,011
Back To Top
Re: Beaver Tagging

trapperrick, Yes, I remember...
At the time, the PGC was trying to keep a handle on Beaver population, So they thought Beaver tagging was the answer.

Was a real hassle for Game Wardens, along with trappers.
Headache for trapper and Game Warden alike.
It's over and happy to move on...
Hern is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-01-2014, 01:10 AM
The Man
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Bradford Co., PA
Posts: 5,376
Back To Top
Re: Beaver Tagging

I think it ended right at the end of the 90's. I had just started trapping on my own without my dad when they quit doing the tagging. It was tough to do sometimes. They always did it at the local fur buyers once a year by us, and if you weren't available that day it was hard to get one tagged.

Glad it is gone!!

Living the life one day at a time.
Hunterknapp16 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The HuntingPA.com Outdoor Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome