RULE 002.00.02-007 - 2002-2003 Early Season Migratory Bird Season and Code; 2002-2003 WMD Hunting Season and Code; Emergency Order/Code - Prohibition of Snakehead

RULE 002.00.02-007. 2002-2003 Early Season Migratory Bird Season and Code; 2002-2003 WMD Hunting Season and Code; Emergency Order/Code - Prohibition of Snakehead

12.01 MOURNING AND EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE SEASON RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take Mourning and Eurasian Collared Doves other than from September 1-23, 2002, October 5-20, 2002 and December 14, 2002-January 3, 2003.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

12.02 MOURNING AND EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take more than fifteen (15) Mourning Doves in any one day and to possess more than two (2) daily bag limits. Eurasian Collared Doves may be taken during dove seasons with no daily bag or possession limit. Eurasian Collared Doves must remain fully feathered in the field and while being transported from the field.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

12.03 TEAL SEASON RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take Teal other than from September 14-22, 2002.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Teal may be taken in compliance with Code 12.15, Duck and Coot Season Restrictions and Code 12.17, Duck Daily Bag and Possession Restrictions.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

12.05 RAIL (VIRGINIA & SORA) SEASON RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take Rail other than from September 1 -November 9, 2002.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

12.07 WOODCOCK SEASON RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take woodcock other than from November 9 -December 8, 2002 and December 28, 2002 - January 11, 2003.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

12.09 COMMON SNIPE SEASON RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take common snipe other than from November 2, 2002-February 16,2003.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

12.11 PURPLE GALLINULE SEASON RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take purple gallinule other than from September 1 - November 9, 2002.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

12.13 COMMON MOORHEN SEASON RESTRICTIONS: It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take common moorhen other than September 1 - November 9, 2002.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

(8/7/2002)

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