Beaver (Castoridae)are found throughout almost all of Swedish Lapland and here are good opportunities for a successful hunt. The high season for beaver hunting is spring from late April-start of May when nature is reawakening. Knowledge of the local area, patience, and caution are valuable skills when hunting beaver, which is done using a standard caliber rifle during the early morning or evening.

To register a trophy beaver here, it must weigh at least 40 lb (18 kg).


Trophy: Beaver 18.3 kg (40.34 lbs)

Date: 2008-05-06
Angler: Frans Hartner
Country: Austria
Area: Fredrika

Trophy: Beaver 19 kg (41.89 lbs)

Date: 2013-05-10
Angler: Marcel Mennik
Country: Sweden
Area: Nordguide Swedish Lapland
Outfitter: NordGuide

Trophy: Beaver 19.3 kg (42.55 lbs)

Date: 2006-05-09
Angler: Vitaliano Boromea
Country: Italy
Area: Ångernamälven

Trophy: Beaver 22.7 kg (50.04 lbs)

Date: 2006-05-07
Angler: Marco Paramittiotti
Country: Italy
Area: Ångemanälven