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One of the beavers that has been plaguing a Lake Peysenske outlet was busy gathering debris to plug the county culvert that has been choked off on a daily basis by beavers attempting to build a dam. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Beaver problem prompts special nuisance trapping season in Hubbard County

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A den of Mother Nature's earthmovers has been wreaking havoc on an area lake.

Their days are numbered.

A chronic beaver problem damming up the freshwater inlet to Peysenske Lake has prompted Hubbard County DNR conservation officer Samantha Hunter to issue a special nuisance 10-day trapping season.

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It's been a four decades long struggle for the small lake association, numbering less than 30 homeowners. This year it reached critical mass.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364
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