Or. Admin. R. 635-065-0735 - Vehicles, Boats, Aircraft

It is unlawful:

(1) To hunt any big game from a motor-propelled vehicle. Exception: A qualified disabled hunter may obtain an Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit to hunt from a motor vehicle except while the vehicle is in motion or on any public road or highway. For the purpose of this regulation, "motor vehicle" includes All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs).
(2) To shoot game mammals from or with the help of any motorboat or sailboat unless the motor has been shut off and/or sail furled and movement caused by any motor or sail has stopped.
(3) To hunt within eight (8) hours of having been transported by,communicating with or receiving information on the location of game mammals from a manned aircraft.
(4) To use drones for the following purposes related to the pursuit of wildlife:
(a) Angling;
(b) Hunting;
(c) Trapping;
(d) Aiding angling, hunting or trapping through the use of drones to harass, track, locate or scout wildlife; and
(e) Interfering in the acts of a person who is lawfully angling, hunting or trapping.
(f) EXCEPTIONS allowing the use of drones for the pursuit of wildlife:
(A) Subject to ORS 837.360 and 837.365, the State Department of Fish and Wildlife and the department's agents and contractors may use of drones in carrying out the duties of the department;
(B) The use of drones in a manner otherwise prohibited under this section if the purpose of the use is to benefit wildlife management or habitat or for the protection of property.
(g) As used in this rule, "drone" means:
(A) An unmanned flying machine;
(B) An unmanned water-based vehicle; or
(C) Any other vehicle that is able to operate in the air, in or under the water or on land, either remotely or autonomously, and without a human occupant.
(5) To shoot at pronghorn antelope from a point within 50 yards of a motor-propelled vehicle including aircraft, except for qualified disabled hunters as shown in 635-065-735(1).


Or. Admin. R. 635-065-0735
FWC 123, f. & ef. 6-9-77; FWC 28-1979, f. & ef. 8-2-79; FWC 33-1980, f. & ef. 6-30-80; FWC 6-1981, f. & ef. 1-23-81; FWC 11-1981, f. & ef. 3-31-81; FWC 20-1981, f. & ef. 6-19-81; FWC 37-1982, f. & ef. 6-25-82; FWC 13-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-88; FWC 38-1988, f. & cert. ef. 6-13-88; FWC 63-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 24-1990, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-90; FWC 58-1991, f. & cert. ef. 6-24-91; DFW 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 1-14-99; DFW 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-17-03; DFW 122-2004, f. 12-21-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 142-2005, f. & cert. ef. 12-16-05; DFW 147-2012, f. 12-18-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 18-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3/21/2016; DFW 179-2018, amend filed 12/04/2018, effective 12/4/2018

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162

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