SUBCHAPTER 10H ‑ REGULATED ACTIVITIES

 

SECTION .0100 ‑ CONTROLLED HUNTING PRESERVES FOR DOMESTICALLY RAISED GAME BIRDS

 

15A NCAC 10H .0101      LICENSE TO OPERATE

(a)  A controlled hunting preserve license entitles the holder or holders thereof, and their guests of that preserve to take or kill by shooting only, and without regard to sex or bag limits, starting October 1 and ending March 31, domestically-raised pheasants, chukar partridges, Hungarian partridges, Mallard ducks (as defined by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service) or other domestically raised game birds, except wild turkey.  A controlled hunting preserve license also authorizes the holder or holders to purchase, possess, propagate, sell, transport and release propagated migratory game birds and their eggs, and propagated upland game birds, except wild turkey, subject to the limitations and conditions in Section .0900 of this Subchapter.  Application for controlled hunting preserve licenses shall be made on standard forms obtainable from the commission.  Applicants must be prepared to show proof of ownership of the land contained in the proposed hunting preserve or proof that they have this land under lease for the duration of the license period.

(b)  Controlled hunting preserve operators who release birds must report for the time period of the license the numbers of birds released by species and the counties where those birds were released using a reporting mechanism supplied by the Commission in order to renew their licenses.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-134; 113-273;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2010; May 1, 2008; July 1, 1994; November 1, 1990; July 1, 1988; July 1, 1987.