Fish and Wildlife

Furbearing Animals

SECTION 20-16-9

§ 20-16-9. Setting of traps.

No trap shall be set by any person on the enclosed land of another without the written permission of the owner of the land. Every trap shall be placed in a hole, brush pile, stone wall, or other protected place, so situated as to be inaccessible to any domestic animal. No person setting a trap, or traps, shall fail to visit the traps at least once every twenty-four (24) hours. No traps shall be set, staked, or placed where furbearing animals might be found before the opening day and time of the trapping season established pursuant to § 20-1-12; all traps shall be removed by the last day of the season.

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