Any licensed game bird propagator who raises quail and who wishes to release live pen‑raised quail on his premises for dog training purposes may use quail call‑pen traps for the purpose of recovering such quail subject to the following restrictions:

(1)           All traps shall have a weather-resistant permanent tag attached with the propagator's name and address written legibly on it;

(2)           No such trap shall be located with 100 yards of any outside boundary of the premises;

(3)           All quail released for dog training shall be banded; and

(4)           No unbanded quail caught in any such trap shall be retained.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑273; 113‑291.1;

Eff. January 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2009; July 1, 1987;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016.