Section .0200 ‑ Hunting

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 15a - environmental quality/chapter 10 - wildlife resources and water safety/subchapter b/15a ncac 10b .0201.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0200 ‑ HUNTING

 

15A NCAC 10B .0201       PROHIBITED TAKING AND MANNER OF TAKE

(a)  It is unlawful for any person to take, or have in

possession, any wild animal or wild bird listed in this Section except during

the open seasons and in accordance with the limits herein prescribed, or as

prescribed by 15A NCAC 10B .0300 pertaining to trapping or 15A NCAC 10D

applicable to game lands managed by the Wildlife Resources Commission, unless

otherwise permitted by law.  Lawful seasons and bag limits for each species

apply beginning with the first day of the listed season and continue through

the last day of the listed season, with all dates being included. When any

hunting season ends on a January 1 that falls on a Sunday, that season is

extended to Monday, January 2.

(b)  On Sundays, hunting on private lands is allowed with

the following restrictions:

(1)           Only archery equipment as described in 15A

NCAC 10B .0116, falconry, and dogs where and when allowed the other days of the

week are lawful methods of take; and

(2)           Migratory game birds may not be taken.

(c)  On Sundays, hunting on public lands is allowed with the

following restrictions:

(1)           Only falconry and dogs used in conjunction

with falconry are lawful methods of take; and

(2)           Migratory game birds may not be taken.

These restrictions do not apply to military installations

under the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal government.

(d)  Those animals not classified as game animals in G.S.

113-129(7c), and for which a season is set under this Section, may be taken

during the hours and methods authorized for taking game animals.

Note:  Where local laws govern hunting, or are in conflict

with this Subchapter, the local law shall prevail.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 103-2; 113-291.1(a);

113-134; 113-291.2; 113-291.3;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2012; July 10, 2010; July 1, 1996;

July 1, 1987.