Trapping Education

Maine law requires completion of a course to obtain your adult license unless you have previously held an adult trapping license. 

Can't find a course for your area? Contact the IF&W RECREATIONAL SAFETY DIVISION OFFICE at 207-287-5220. 

Trapping Courses - 10 hours minimum
Current List (Updates can be seen at the Maine IFW website, they update their site every Friday):

Click the link below for the most current list of 
trapper education courses at the IF&W website:


The two most attended events to view trapping demonstrations and learn about trapping techniques are The MTA Fall Rendezvous and Olson's Trappers Weekend (see calendar)

Some of our chapters hold smaller events throughout the year. Check the CALENDAR on the home page for notice of these events.