6 CRR-NY 648.8NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER IX. INDEPENDENT AGENCIES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT
SUBCHAPTER C. ALBANY PINE BUSH PRESERVE
PART 648. PUBLIC USE OF THE ALBANY PINE BUSH PRESERVE
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648.8 Hunting, trapping and fishing.
(a) Hunting, trapping and fishing are allowed during times designated as New York State's open hunting, trapping and fishing seasons, in accordance with the provisions of Parts 1-188 of this Title, and notwithstanding any other provision in these regulations.
(b) Hunting and trapping are prohibited or restricted in those areas designated by the commission as no hunting zones, restricted hunting zones, no trapping zones, and restricted trapping zones.
(c) Trappers must register with the commission in person before trapping in the preserve.
(d) Trapping is prohibited within 50 feet of the center of any official trail.
(e) A person hunting, trapping or fishing must have in their immediate possession a valid New York State hunting, trapping or fishing license and, if applicable, a scientific collectors permit.
(f) White-tailed deer may be hunted with a longbow only.
(g) Small game may be hunted with a shotgun, .177 caliber pellet gun or longbow only.
(h) Shotgun users are not permitted to possess a shotgun shell loaded with a single slug or ball.
(i) Possession of a rifle or muzzle loading firearm is prohibited.
(j) Legally possessed pistols, no larger than.22 caliber rimfire, may be used only to dispatch trapped wildlife.
(k) Target practice with a longbow or firearm of any kind is prohibited.
(l) Portable tree stands may be installed, but no earlier than 48 hours before the first day of deer hunting season and must be removed no later than 48 hours after the last day of deer hunting season. Use or construction of a permanent tree stand or the installation of a nail, spike, or other object into any vegetation is prohibited.
(m) Consistent with Parts 1-188 of this Title, and notwithstanding any other provision in these regulations, special hunts may occur for the purposes of managing wildlife populations to protect human health, safety or property, or the ecological integrity of the preserve. Such hunts will be carried out under the supervision of the department and the commission.
6 CRR-NY 648.8
Current through September 30, 2021
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