Wanton Waste: The Big No No of Duck Hunting

Posted on May 31, 2017, 1:48 pm
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No person shall kill or cripple any migratory game bird pursuant to this part without making a
reasonable effort to retrieve the bird, and retain it in his actual custody, at the place where taken

or between that place and either (a) his automobile or principal means of land transportation; or
(b) his personal abode or temporary or transient place of lodging; or (c) a migratory bird
preservation facility; or (d) a post office; or (e) a common carrier facility.

The topic has been brought up over the weekend about not retrieving cripples. I thought I’d share the actual wording of the law for everyone.

Guys, if you are knocking birds down and not immediately retrieving your cripples, you are walking on thin ice in this arena. There are other examples as mentioned in the law, but the cripples thing seems to be a common error.   wingman