Selling Fur & Tagging Requirements

 

 

Tagging Requirements

 

Bobcat and Otter Tags (CITES tags):

  • Needed to sell or otherwise transfer ownership of bobcat or otter carcasses or pelts.
  • All bobcat and otter carcasses or pelts shall be properly tagged within 30 days following the close of the applicable hunting or trapping season. Unused tags can be used in subsequent seasons.
  • No charge per tag
  • Call (888) 248-6834 for information on purchasing Bobcat and Otter tags.

Fox Tags:

  • Needed to sell or otherwise transfer ownership of a fox carcass or pelt.
  • All fox carcasses or pelts shall be properly tagged within 30 days following the close of the applicable hunting or trapping season. Unused tags can be used in subsequent seasons.
  • $2.25 per tag
  • Call (888) 248-6834 for information on purchasing fox tags.
  • No fox tags needed in Beaufort, Chowan, Davidson, Hyde, Johnston, Rockingham and Stokes counties and Winston-Salem due to local law exemption.

 

Fur Dealers licensed to purchase fur in North Carolina

 

Fur Pick Up 

 

Fur Harvesters Auction, Inc.

  • No pick-up scheduled in North Carolina. Click here to see if a pick-up has been added for NC or adjacent state.

 

Groenwold Fur and Wool Co.

  • In North Carolina, Groenewold will buy green (skinned) frozen beaver and otter, as well as fleshed and dried beaver and otter. All other species must be fleshed and dried. Care of pelts to sell to Groenewold.
  • Click here for North Carolina 2023 pick-up schedule and route.

 

Fur Sales

 

North Carolina Trappers Association Mountain Fur Sale

 

District 1 Virginia Trappers Association Sale

  • Location: Wytheville Live Stock Market, 3561 Stoney Fork Rd., Wytheville, VA 24382
  • Date TBD, but often 2nd or 3rd weekend in March.
  • Flat fee $15.00 to sell, Pre-registration is available the week before the sale. Contact: Travis Bandy 276-210-7105