Maine Revised Statutes

§12259. Trapping beaver

1. Snares.  A person may use snares to trap for beaver during the open beaver trapping season.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
2. Rules.  All rules adopted pursuant to section 10104, subsection 1 pertaining to the trapping of beaver with killer-type traps also apply to the trapping of beaver with snares.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
3. Nonresident trapping beaver.  A nonresident may not trap beaver in this State unless that nonresident's state or province of residency allows Maine residents to trap beaver in that state or province.
A person who violates this subsection commits a Class E crime.
[ 2011, c. 253, §25 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B221 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2011, c. 253, §25 (AMD).