2019 Confirmed Cougar Sightings

July 7, 2019

Cougar on a trail cam photo

On July 7, 2019, a trail camera photo was captured of a cougar in Gogebic County, northwest of Ironwood. This is about 5 miles from where a DNR trail camera captured a photo of a cougar on Oct. 1, 2018. [Press Release]

Aug. 17, 2019

Cougar on a trail cam photo

On Aug. 17, 2019, a trail camera photo was captured of a cougar on Hiawatha National Forest Land in Delta County. This is about 170 miles from where the July 7 photo was captured. [Press Release]

Sept. 3, 2019

Cougar on trail cam photo

On Sept. 3, 2019, a trail camera photo was captured of a cougar in Gogebic County. This is about 20 miles from where the Sept. 6 photo was captured in Ontonagon County.

Sept. 2, 2019

Cougar on trail cam photo

On Sept. 2, 2019, a trail camera captured a photo of a cougar in Delta County, on the Stonington Peninsula. This is about 4 miles from the Delta County photo taken on August 17th.

Sept. 6, 2019

Cougar on trail cam photo

On Sept. 6, 2019, a DNR trail camera captured a photo of a cougar in Ontonagon County, northeast of Bergland. This is about 40 miles from where a trail camera captured a photo of a cougar in Baraga County on July 7, 2019.

Sept. 18, 2019

Cougar on trail cam photo

On Sept. 18, 2019, a trail camera photo was captured of a cougar in northern Delta County. 

Sept. 22, 2019

Cougar on trail cam photo

On Sept. 22, 2019 a trail camera photo was captured of a cougar in Delta County, north of Saint Jacques. This is about 11 miles from where the Aug. 17 photo was captured in Delta County. 

Oct. 6, 2019

Cougar on trail cam photo

On Oct. 6, 2019 a trail camera photo was captured of a cougar in southern Marquette County. This is about 14 miles from where the Sept. 18 photo was captured in northern Delta County.

Nov. 8, 2019

Cougar on trail cam photo

On Nov. 8, 2019, a trail camera captured multiple photos of a cougar in western Schoolcraft County. This is about 48 miles from the southern Marquette County photo taken on October 6. The animal was identified as a male because the scrotum and black hair around the penis sheath opening are visible in two of the photos.

Nov. 15, 2019

Cougar on trail cam photo

On Nov. 15, 2019, a trail camera captured a photo of a cougar in eastern Schoolcraft County. This is about 25 miles from the western Schoolcraft County photo taken on November 8th.

Nov. 20, 2019

Cougar on trail cam photo

On Nov. 20, 2019, a trail camera photo was captured of a cougar in Ontonagon County. This is about 12 miles from where the Sep 6th photo was captured in Ontonagon County.