Title 20
Fish and Wildlife

Chapter 16
Furbearing Animals

R.I. Gen. Laws 20-16-4

 20-16-4.  Raccoon hunting.

Raccoons may be taken and possessed with the use of a gun, when the taker is accompanied by a dog. No person shall hunt raccoons at night by the use of rifle larger than a twenty-two (22) caliber rim fire long rifle or by the use of shotgun shells carrying shot larger than number four (no. 4) shot or by the use of a light other than a kerosene lantern, exclusive of the pressure type, or a flashlight with more than six (6) cells. No person shall take, or attempt to take, raccoons by use of a light from a motor vehicle.

History of Section.
P.L. 1981, ch. 197, 3.