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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 113 : GAME

Subchapter 006 : BIRDS

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 4907)
  • § 4907. Waterfowl blinds

    (a) A person shall not place a waterfowl blind or cause the same to be placed on or in the waters of the State earlier than the first Saturday of September of any year, and then only if the person’s name and address are permanently and legibly affixed thereto, by waterproof paint or rustproof tag. A person shall remove his or her waterfowl blind, together with its contents and any surrounding debris, located on or in any waters of the State except Lake Champlain on or before May 15 of the following year. A waterfowl blind located on or in Lake Champlain shall be removed on or before February 15 of the following year.

    (b) For the purposes of this section, “waterfowl blind” means any manufactured place of concealment or any boat, raft, or similar structure that has been designed to partially or completely conceal a person taking ducks or geese.

    (c) Subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to State-owned and -operated blinds on lands owned or controlled by the State. (Added 1971, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.); amended 1987, No. 133 (Adj. Sess.), eff. April 4, 1988.)