TRAPPING


Trapping on USAG Alaska Lands. All State laws apply; seasons and bag limits are the same as the state.  

 

Trapping Liscense Requirements

You are required to have a trapping license if you are 18 years of age or older. See State of Alaska Trapping Regulations for license requirements.

 

How to Register:

*All traplines located on USAG Alaska lands must be registered with the Natural Resource Specialist 907-361-4539

  1. Register for an account with iSportsman at https://usagak.isportsman.net/ and obtain your Recreation Access permit (RAP)
  2. Sign into your iSportsman account and click on the ‘Acquire Permits’ tab again. Select Trapping Permit 2018-2019. Follow the prompts to finish free payment.
  3. Call the Natural Resource Specialist 907-361-4539.

 

  • Do not block trails; they are open to ALL recreational users.
  • No trapper may have exclusive rights to any particular area.
  • Trap identification restrictions apply (see ADFG Trapping Regulations).
  • Fort Wainwright Main Post is closed to trapping except below the high water mark between the banks of the Chena River.  You must obtain a special trapping permit from ADFG to trap on the lower Chena River. This area is within GMU 20B, Fairbanks Management Area.
  • Spotlighting, use of artificial light, or shooting after dark is prohibited on Fort Wainwright Main Post.
  • See ADFG Trapping Regulations.

*Please make sure you sign into iSportsman online or by phone before going out.

Fort Wainwright Tanana Flats and Yukon Training Area; Donnelly East and West, and Gerstle River Training Areas are open to trapping. To view areas available for recreation please go to https://usagak.isportsman.net/recreationalmaps.aspx to view Fort Wainwright Training Area maps.