Maine Revised Statutes

§11801. Prohibited hunting methods

1. Unlawful hunting of wild turkey.  A person may not hunt wild turkeys in violation of rules adopted under section 11701.
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §183 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
2. Unlawful methods of hunting wild turkey.  A person may not:
A. Employ the use of a dog or dogs in any manner while hunting wild turkeys except during the fall wild turkey hunting season; [2009, c. 550, §5 (AMD).]
B. Engage in an organized drive of any manner while hunting wild turkeys; or [2015, c. 301, §23 (AMD).]
C. [2015, c. 301, §24 (RP).]
D. Use a trap or other device intended or designed for the purpose of capturing or ensnaring wild turkeys. [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
[ 2015, c. 301, §§23, 24 (AMD) .]
3. Penalties.  A person who violates this section commits a Class E crime.
[ 2003, c. 552, §12 (AMD); 2003, c. 552, §15 (AFF); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. C, §§2, 6 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 552, §12 (AMD). 2003, c. 552, §15 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B183 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §§B422,C2,6 (AFF). 2009, c. 550, §5 (AMD). 2015, c. 301, §§23, 24 (AMD).