Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-13-2 - Non-commercial dog training

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Subject to K.A.R. 115-8-4 concerning department lands and waters, non-commercial training of bird dogs shall be authorized throughout the year.
(b) General provisions.
(1) Pen-raised, banded game birds may be released during bird dog training activities, but shall not be shot except during established hunting seasons for that species.
(2) Pen-raised, banded game birds that escape after release shall not be recaptured, except as authorized by paragraphs (b) (3) and (4) and K.A.R. 115-13-5.
(3) Pen-raised or wild-trapped pigeons and pen-raised, banded mallard ducks may be released and shot during bird dog training activities, and the birds may be recaptured. Nontoxic shot approved under K.A.R. 115-18-14 shall be required for the taking of pen-raised mallard ducks.
(4) Chukar partridge and hungarian partridge may be released and shot during bird dog training activities, and chukar partridge and hungarian partridge may be recaptured.
(5) The banding of pigeons, chukar partridge, and hungarian partridge shall not be required.
(6) Pigeons, chukar partridge, hungarian partridge, and pen-raised, banded birds that are shot during bird dog training activity may be possessed by the bird dog trainer.
(7) All bands used shall be leg bands and shall be coded with the initials "DT."
(8) No dog trainer shall possess unattached bands while conducting bird dog training activities.
(9) Wild game birds, except waterfowl, may be pursued during bird dog training activities, but shall not be shot, killed, or possessed except during established hunting seasons for the taking and possession of that species.
(c) Subject to K.A.R. 115-8-4 concerning department lands and waters, non-commercial training of sight and trail hounds for hunting, furbearer running, or furbearer harvesting purposes shall be authorized. This training shall be restricted to established furbearer seasons for the taking of furbearers by hunting methods, running seasons, and hunting seasons.
(d) Pen-raised, legally trapped and possessed, or wild red fox, gray fox, raccoon, opossum, coyote, and cottontail rabbit may be pursued during non-commercial sight or trail hound training activities, but shall not be shot or killed and shall not be possessed after initial release except during established seasons for the taking and possession of that species.

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Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-13-2
Authorized by K.S.A. 32-807; implementing K.S.A. 32-807 and K.S.A. 32-1002; effective Aug. 5, 1991; amended Oct. 5, 2001.

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