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Part 2, Section 2.2 and Part 6, Section 6.2 - Special permit requirement to hunt or trap bobcats in the Harvest Expansion Area in central and western NY - Express Terms - Adopted July 12, 2017

Express Terms (Text)

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

CHAPTER I. FISH AND WILDLIFE

SUBCHAPTER A. HUNTING

PART 2. MORE THAN ONE SPECIES

2.20 Hunting small game mammals; opossum, weasel, skunk, black, gray and fox squirrels, raccoon, cottontail rabbit, varying hare, European hare, bobcat, red fox, gray fox and coyote.

[(c) Bobcat permit.

(1) No person shall hunt bobcat in wildlife management units 3R, 3S, 4A, 4F, 4O, 5R, 6R, 6S, 7S, 8T, 8W, 8X, 8Y, 9J, 9K, 9M, 9N, 9P, 9R, 9S, 9T, 9W, 9X or 9Y unless the person holds a revocable special permit for bobcat issued by the department.

(2) Requirements and procedures for obtaining a bobcat permit will be described in the department's annual hunting and trapping syllabus and on the department's website.

(3) The holder of a bobcat permit must comply with all conditions stated on the permit.]

[(d)] (c) Bag limits.

[(e)] (d) Falconry.

[(f)] (e) Possession of live animals.

[(g)] (f) Possession of dead animals or their parts.

[(h)] (g) Exceptions.

[(i)] (h) General provisions.

SUBCHAPTER B. TRAPPING

PART 6. MORE THAN ONE SPECIES

6.2 Mink, muskrat, raccoon, opossum, weasel, red fox, gray fox, skunk, coyote, fisher, bobcat and pine marten trapping seasons and bag limits.

(c) [Bobcat or f] Fisher permit.

[(1) No person shall trap bobcat in wildlife management units 3R, 3S, 4A, 4F, 4O, 5R, 6R, 6S, 7S, 8T, 8W, 8X, 8Y, 9J, 9K, 9M, 9N, 9P, 9R, 9S, 9T, 9W, 9X or 9Y unless the person holds a revocable special permit for bobcat issued by the department.]

[(2)] (1) No person shall trap fisher in the wildlife management units listed in paragraph (a)(4) of this section unless the person holds a revocable special permit for fisher issued by the department.

[(3)] (2) Requirements and procedures for obtaining a [bobcat or] fisher permit will be described in the department's annual hunting and trapping syllabus and on the department's website.

[(4)] (3) The holder of a [bobcat or] fisher permit

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