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FISH AND GAME
GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO FISH AND GAME
Definitions, Inclusions, Methods of Taking, Etc.
207:3-d Baiting. –
I. The executive director shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, relative to the opening and closing of the season for the practice of baiting for coyote, furbearing animals, game birds, or game animals with the exception of gray squirrel.
II. No person shall engage in the act of baiting on the property of another unless he has secured from the owner or occupant of the property upon which the bait is to be deposited a permit in writing, signed by the owner or occupant, and until he has filed a copy of the permit with the conservation officer in whose district the person plans to bait, together with a topographic map or copy thereof showing the specific location of the bait site.
III. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, persons holding a valid trapping license who have complied with the landowner permit requirements of RSA 210:11 shall be allowed to place bait for the trapping of fur-bearing animals during the open season.
IV. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the executive director may grant a special permit for scientific purposes, animal damage control, or for any other purpose at the discretion of the executive director.
V. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, no person shall place bait less than 300 feet from a dwelling or public roadway, pathway or trail.
Source. 1991, 224:2. 1995, 59:1. 2008, 65:2, eff. July 20, 2008.