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    (a) A person may not take protected wild animals, except raccoon and fox, with a firearm
between the evening and morning times established by commissioner's rule, except as provided
in this section.
    (b) Big game may be taken from one-half hour before sunrise until one-half hour after sunset.
    (c) Except as otherwise prescribed by the commissioner on or before the Saturday nearest
October 8, waterfowl may be taken from one-half hour before sunrise until sunset during the
entire season prescribed by the commissioner. On the opening day of the duck season, shooting
hours for migratory game birds, except woodcock, begin at 9:00 a.m.
History: 1986 c 386 art 2 s 16; 1991 c 259 s 23; 1994 c 623 art 1 s 31; 1Sp1995 c 1 s 29;
1997 c 226 s 29; 2004 c 215 s 20; 2007 c 131 art 1 s 39

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