Fish and Wildlife


SECTION 20-14-9

§ 20-14-9. Boats used in hunting waterfowl.

Migratory game birds may not be taken from, or by means of, any motorboat or a boat or other craft having a motor attached, unless the motor has been completely shut off and/or the sail furled, and its progress from the use of the motor or sail has ceased, or the boat or craft is used solely as a means of picking up dead or injured birds, nor shall migratory game birds be taken by means of aid of any motor driven land, water, or air conveyance used for the purpose of, or resulting in, the concentrating, driving, rallying, or stirring up of waterfowl; provided, however, that the shooting of crippled waterfowl from a motorboat under power will be permitted under the following conditions: crippled waterfowl may be pursued, shot, and retrieved from a boat under power seaward of the first upstream bridge in all coastal waters except coastal ponds.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 197, § 3.)