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  • The fisher frequents areas where different types of habitats come together because it finds much of its food in these locations.
  • Traps for fisher can be set on or above the ground.
  • The two types of traps recommended for trapping fisher are cage traps and bodygrip traps.

Cubby Set for Fishers

To trap fisher on the ground, use a cubby set with a bodygrip trap or a cage trap.

  • With a bodygrip trap, be sure to make the entrance to the cubby smaller to avoid catching larger, non-target animals.
  • If you use a cage trap in the set, either make the entrance to the cubby smaller or use a smaller cage to avoid catching larger, non-target animals. With a cage trap, you also can release any non-target animal you might catch.
Cubby set for fishers

Pole Set for Fishers

Since the fisher is a good climber, a leaning pole set with a bodygrip trap can be a very effective way to trap this furbearer. An advantage of a pole set is that it may help you avoid trapping non-target animals.