Wildlife Damage Management, Internet Center for


Date of this Version

December 1975


Muskrat control, like any type of vertebrate pest control, is not an easy task. It requires not only practical effective methods, but a diligent effort, as well. When speaking of muskrat control, we are not implying total eradiction, because, first of all, it would not be possible, and secondly, in most areas other than agricultural croplands, they are not considered a pest.