Trapper Instructor-led Course


The Idaho Trapper Instructor-led Course certifies students in trapper education.

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Course Content

This course includes trapping laws, ethics, avoiding non-target catch, trapping laws, basic trapping methods, and safety.

Trapper Education Certification Cards

Trapper Education certification cards will be awarded to students upon successful completion of the course, which includes attending all class sessions, passing the field exercises and a written test.

Age Requirements

  • Minimum age is 9 unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • A parent must check in students under age 18.

Special Accommodations

Individuals with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game hunter education coordinators at fish and game offices or the State Hunter Education Coordinators office at 208-287-2872. Please allow a minimum of 30 days advanced notice for the Department to arrange a course and requested accommodations. Individuals can connect with the Idaho Relay Service or TDD at 1-800-368-6185.

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January 2019

  • Jan 26 Sat

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    Trapper Instructor-led Course

    Registration Open 9 of 24 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Shoshone County Public Shooting Range Smelterville, ID 83868

    • Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Jan 26 Sat

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    Trapper Instructor-led Course

    Registration Open 15 of 30 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Clearwater Fish Hatchery Ahsahka, ID 83520

    • Saturday, January 26, 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm

February 2019

March 2019

  • Mar 23 Sat

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    Trapper Instructor-led Course

    Registration Open 24 of 40 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    IDFG Regional Office Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

    • Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm