301 KAR 2:230.
Shoot-to-retrieve field trial permits and procedures.
RELATES TO: KRS
150.025(1), 150.170, 150.175(1)(p), 150.330
AUTHORITY: KRS 150.025(1), 150.175(1)(p)
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 150.175(1)(p) authorizes the department to
require permits for shoot-to-retrieve field trials. KRS 150.025(1) authorizes
the department to set seasons and limits, and to promulgate administrative
regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of KRS Chapter 150. This
administrative regulation establishes seasons, permit application procedures,
game bird marking, and other requirements for conducting a shoot-to-retrieve
Definitions. (1) "Field trial" means an organized event at which
hunting dogs are worked and judged.
birds" means quail, chukar, mallard duck or pheasant species.
to retrieve field trial" means a field trail where game birds are taken.
"Take" is defined by KRS 150.010(37).
Section 2. (1) A
person may conduct a shoot-to-retrieve field trial:
(a) From August
15 through May 15 for quail; and
for other game birds.
(2) Daily bag or
possession limits shall not apply to birds taken during a shoot-to retrieve
Section 3. A
person conducting a shoot-to retrieve field trial shall:
(1) Apply for a
permit at least thirty (30) days before the event to the:
law enforcement officer in the county where the event will be conducted; or
law enforcement captain in the wildlife district where the event will be
(2) A permit
(a) Be made on a
form provided the department; and
1. The fee
specified in 301 KAR 3:022; and
from the landowner or manager of public land where the event will be conducted.
pen-raised game birds for the trial.
(4) If the date
or location of the trial changes:
(a) Notify the
person from whom the permit application was obtained; and
(b) If the
location changes, submit written permission to hold the trial at the new
Section 4. A
person participating in a shoot-to-retrieve field trial shall not:
take a game bird that was not:
(a) Raised in
Provided by the organizer of the event.
(2) Hunt on land
not specified in the permit.
Incorporation by Reference. (1) Shoot-to-Retrieve Field Trial Application, 5/98
edition, is incorporated by reference.
(2) It may be copied, inspected or obtained at the
Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, #1 Game Farm Road, Frankfort,
Kentucky 40601 from 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. eastern time on normal business
(13 Ky.R. 1679; eff. 4-14-87; Am. 14 Ky.R. 841; eff. 12-11-87; 2050; eff.
7-1-88; 24 Ky.R. 2752; 25 Ky.R. 306; eff. 8-17-98.)