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SECTION 11-1707
Importation and possession of non-saleable fish, game and wildlife and saleable fish, game and wildlife imported during the closed season
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 11, TITLE 17
§ 11-1707. Importation and possession of non-saleable fish, game and

wildlife and saleable fish, game and wildlife imported

during the closed season.

1. a. Carcasses or parts thereof, of trout, black bass, muskellunge
and landlocked salmon, other than Atlantic salmon, and fish, the sale of
which is prohibited by subdivision 4 of section 11-1703, and of wildlife
(other than migratory game birds), sale of which without license or
permit is not authorized by section 11-1705, may be imported during the
open season as provided in subdivision 2, and may be imported during the
closed season as provided in subdivision 3 or subdivision 4.

b. Carcasses and parts thereof, of other fish and wildlife, may be
imported during the closed season as provided in subdivisions 3 or 4.

c. Importation of migratory game birds is governed by regulation of
the department pursuant to section 11-0307.

2. During the open season, carcasses described in paragraph a of
subdivision 1 may be transported by the taker from without to within the
state, without permit or license, in any manner except by parcel post,
provided that if they are shipped by carrier, they or the parcel
containing them shall have attached a card or label showing the name and
address of the taker, the name and address of the consignee, and if the
shipment is a package, the nature of its contents.

3. During the closed season, the taker may transport carcasses or
parts thereof of any fish or wildlife (other than migratory game birds),
from without to within the state, provided he accompanies them and has
with him a license issued by the department permitting such
transportation; or he may ship such carcasses or parts thereof by
carrier except parcel post if he has obtained a license issued by the
department permitting such transportation and if the carcasses or the
package containing them has attached thereto a card or label showing the
name and address of the taker, the name and address of the consignee,
and if the shipment is a package, the nature of its contents; or he may
import into the state and transport therein carcasses and parts of
lawfully taken big game animals without such license, provided he
accompanies them and the carcasses and parts are tagged and identified
in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction where the big game
animal was taken.

4. From September 1 to February 10 any resident of the state may cause
to be transported, from without to within the state, in any manner
except parcel post, (a) carcasses of fish and wildlife described in
paragraph a of subdivision 1, or (b) carcasses of other fish and
wildlife (other than migratory game birds) for which there is no open
season at the time of such transportation, if he first obtains a license
from the department permitting such transportation, and if the shipment
has attached a tag showing the name and address of the shipper, and the
name and address of the licensee and the number of his license
permitting such transportation. The department may refuse to issue such
license to any person for any reason it deems sufficient.

5. Carcasses of fish and wildlife imported as provided in subdivision
2 or subdivision 3 may be possessed and transported within the state at
any time. Carcasses of fish and wildlife imported pursuant to
subdivision 4 may be possessed by the licensee and transported by him
within the state during the term of the license and for thirty days
immediately following.