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Wisconsin. State Conservation Committee (1915-27) / Biennial report of the State Conservation Commission of Wisconsin for the years 1915 and 1916
(1916)

The muskrat industry,   p. 159 PDF (135.7 KB)


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BIENNIAL REPORT
RECAPITULATION ON
COMMERCIAL FISHING INDUSTRX.
YEAR-1915.
                                  * Pounds      Value     Investment
Lake Michigan and Green Bay .     18,590 071   679 869.42  678,381.25
Lake Superior .......................2,680,710  57,533.43   62,408.00
Mississippi river....................   1,280,829  53,859.26  55,260.00
Rough fishing inland waters.           381,168    55,246.72   25,000.00
   Total................................................. 23,932,778 1 3846,508.83
 3 $821,049.29
                     MUSKRAT FUR INDUSTRY.
Number of fur farm licenses issued.118
Licenses issued in Winnebago county .84
Licenses issued in balance of state .34
Greatest number of furs sold under one license                *12125
Total number of furs reported sold (amount received s 27.304.25). 63,459
   'Reported by C. H. Sherburne, Fremont, Wisconsin
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