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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 113 : Game

Subchapter 006 : Birds

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 4904)
  • § 4904. Use of light, snares, traps

    A person shall not take a bird with the aid of a jack or other light. A person shall not take a wild bird by trapping, netting, or snaring, or possess such a bird so taken, or set, place, or use, where birds may be taken, a net, trap, or snare for taking birds. Such a net, trap, or snare is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and may be summarily abated and destroyed by any person, and game wardens shall seize and destroy such devices. The Commissioner, however, may authorize the taking of birds by nets or traps or other devices under such regulations as he or she may prescribe. (Added 1961, No. 119, § 1, eff. May 9, 1961.)