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6234.0400 TAKING PHEASANTS.

Subpart 1.

Open season.

Only cock (male) pheasants may be taken by firearm or bow and arrow from the Saturday on or nearest October 13 to January 1, except when January 1 is a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, the season closes the following Sunday. Shooting hours are from 9:00 a.m. to sunset each day.

Subp. 2.

Bag limit.

From the first day of the pheasant season until November 30, a person may not take more than two cock pheasants per day or possess more than six cock pheasants at a time. From December 1 until the last day of the pheasant season, a person may not take more than three cock pheasants per day or possess more than nine cock pheasants at a time.

Subp. 3.

Firearm restriction.

A person may not take pheasants with a rifle or handgun other than a .22 caliber rimfire using short, long, or long rifle ammunition.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 97B.711; 97B.715; and others at 19 SR 6; L 2008 c 368 art 2 s 79

History:

18 SR 83; 19 SR 484; 19 SR 2222; 30 SR 613; 33 SR 1177; 34 SR 621

Published Electronically:

November 19, 2009