Or. Admin. R. 635-200-0050 - Deer, Elk, and Antelope (Pronghorn)

(1) The provisions of this rule do not apply to carcasses or parts thereof from deer or elk salvaged pursuant to OAR 635-043-0175. No portion of deer or elk salvaged pursuant to OAR 635-043-0175 may be purchased, sold, or exchanged.
(2) Any person may purchase, sell, or exchange processed hides, hooves, dewclaws, sinews, or capes of deer (Odocoilius hemionus or O. virgininanus), elk (Cervus canadensis) or antelope (pronghorn) (Antilocapra americana).
(3) Any person may sell or exchange the unprocessed hides, hooves, dewclaws, sinews, or capes of a deer, elk, or antelope legally taken during an authorized hunting season.
(4) Any person may sell, purchase, or exchange any bone, elk ivory "buglers" or other part of the skeletal structure of a deer or elk, except the skull.
(5) Any person may sell or exchange lawfully taken antlers which are detached from the skull, skull is split apart between the antlers or naturally shed antlers to a licensed antler dealer for use only in manufacturing handcrafted items from parts of these antlers. Handcrafted items do not include complete sets of antlers or whole heads and antlers which are mounted for display or other purposes. Any person may purchase such lawfully manufactured handcrafted items.
(6) Except as provided in subsection 7, any person desiring to purchase or exchange unprocessed deer, elk, and antelope hides, hooves, dewclaws, or sinews must first secure a Hide Dealer Permit. Clients of a taxidermist do not need this permit when a taxidermist provides the hide for mounting a client's legally taken antler or horn.
(a) Any person desiring to purchase or exchange antlers for use in the manufacture of handcrafted items must first secure an Antler Dealers Permit. Antlers may not be purchased unless antlers are detached from the skull, the skull is split apart between antlers, or the antlers are naturally shed;
(b) Hide and Antler Dealer Permits may be obtained by applying to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
(7) Any person may purchase the following for their personal use (not resale):
(a) Unprocessed deer, elk and antelope hides; and
(b) Deer and elk antlers (if detached from the skull, if skull is split apart between the antlers, or if naturally shed).
(8) Hide Dealer and Antler Dealer Permit shall cost $33.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee) and shall expire on December 31 of the year issued.
(9) At the time of purchase or exchange for unprocessed deer and elk hides and antlers, and for antelope hides, every dealer shall maintain a record. Such record shall:
(a) Include the date of the transaction, numbers and kinds of hides or antlers purchased or exchanged, and the name and address of the person from whom acquired;
(b) Be maintained at the business address of the hide dealer or antler dealer for a three-year period.
(10) Hide and antler dealer records are subject to inspection at any time by any State Police officer or Department of Fish and Wildlife representative.
(11) Any person may sell, purchase or exchange any bone or other part of the skeletal structure of pronghorn antelope, except the skull and horn sheaths.

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Or. Admin. R. 635-200-0050
DFW 96-1998, f. & cert. ef. 11-25-98; DFW 90-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-16-02 thru 2-11-03; DFW 114-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-18-02 thru 2-11-03; DFW 127-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-14-02 thru 2-11-03; DFW 31-2004, f. 4-22-04, cert. ef. 5-1-04; DFW 142-2009, f. 11-12-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 139-2015, f. 10-14-15, cert. ef. 1/1/2016; DFW 147-2017, amend filed 11/29/2017, effective 12/1/2017; DFW 189-2018, amend filed 12/31/2018, effective 1/1/2019; DFW 59-2019, minor correction filed 05/13/2019, effective 5/13/2019; DFW 165-2019, amend filed 10/29/2019, effective 12/1/2019

Statutory/Other Authority: SB 247 (2015), ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 498.019, 498.022 & 498.042

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 498.019, 498.022 & 498.042

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