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Chapter 1: Organization and Methods of Operation

Chapter 1: Organization and Methods of Operation

3 CSR 10- 1.010: Organization and Methods of Operation

Purpose

State departments are required by sections 536.023(3) and 252.002, RSMo to provide descriptions of their organizations. This rule describes the internal organization of the Department of Conservation, the methods of operation of the Conservation Commission and procedures for receiving information and requests from the public.

Chapter 2: Forest Crop Lands

Chapter 2: Forest Crop Lands

3 CSR 10- 2.010: Requirements for Managing Forest Crop Lands Classified Before December 1974

Purpose

The Conservation Commission is authorized to make rules implementing the state forestry law. This rule establishes requirements for the protection and management of lands classified as forest crop lands under the original State Forestry Act.

Chapter 2: Forest Crop Lands

3 CSR 10- 2.020: Classification and Requirements of Forest Crop Lands After December 1974

Purpose

The Conservation Commission is authorized to make rules implementing the state forestry law. This rule establishes procedures for classifying and maintaining private land as forest crop land and requirements for managing, transfer and cancellation of classified lands.

Chapter 3: Monetary Values Established for Fish and Wildlife

Chapter 3: Monetary Values Established for Fish and Wildlife

3 CSR 10- 3.010: Monetary Values Established for Fish and Wildlife

Purpose

This rule establishes the monetary values of fish as a standard for evaluating losses resulting from fish kills.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.105: Title; Authority

Purpose

This rule defines the Wildlife Code, provides that its rules are severable and establishes enforcement authority.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.110: General Prohibition; Applications

Purpose

This rule prohibits the pursuit, taking, possession, or any use of wildlife except as provided in the Code

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.111: Endangered Species

Purpose

This rule extends special protection to endangered wildlife and lists those species considered to be threatened with extinction.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.113: Ginseng

Purpose

This rule establishes certain requirements for possession and trade in the medicinal plant ginseng. These requirements are necessary to secure federal approval for export of ginseng, in which trade is restricted under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. The principal market for ginseng is China and other Asian countries.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.117: Prohibited Species

Purpose

This rule establishes a list of species that may not be possessed in Missouri.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.118: Public Use of Certain Department Buildings

Purpose

This rule establishes standards and procedures for authorizing public use of certain department-owned or leased buildings.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.120: Boundary Waters

Purpose

This rule provides for reciprocal fishing and hunting privileges on boundary waters through agreements with adjoining states.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.125: Inspection

Purpose

This rule provides authority for enforcement officers to inspect permits, wildlife and devices or facilities used to take, possess or transport wildlife, to ascertain whether provisions of the Wildlife Code are being violated.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.130: Owner May Protect Property; Public Safety

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for capturing or killing wildlife that is damaging private property to prevent further damage.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.135: Transportation

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for the transportation of wildlife into, within, and out of the state

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.136: Giving Away Wildlife

Purpose

This rule establishes the provisions by which the taker may give wildlife to another person.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.137: Wildlife Identification

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for identifying the taker and possessor of wildlife as a means of enforcing permits, limits and other regulations.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.138: Possession and Daily Limit

Purpose

This rule aids in enforcing daily limits and restricts the release of fish that have been rendered incapable of survival.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.140: Possession, Storage and Processing

Purpose

This rule establishes conditions under which wildlife may be possessed and stored.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.141: Right to Possess Wildlife

Purpose

This rule prohibits individuals from keeping wildlife taken illegally or while trespassing.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.145: Preparing and Serving Wildlife

Purpose

This rule provides for preparing and serving wildlife as food and for exchanging certain raw fish for processed fish.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.150: Legality of Wildlife Taken Outside of Missouri

Purpose

This rule establishes conditions where wildlife may be imported from other states.

Chapter 4: General Provisions

3 CSR 10- 4.200: Chronic Wasting Disease; Management Zone

Purpose

This rule establishes Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Management Zones and places a restriction on activities that are likely to unnaturally concentrate white-tailed deer, thus increase the potential spread and prevalence of CWD. This rule also requires mandatory disease sampling during designated dates within CWD Management Zones.

Chapter 5: Permits

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.205: Permits Required; Exceptions

Purpose

This rule establishes requirements for hunting, fishing, and trapping permits, and certain exceptions to those requirements.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.210: Permits to be Signed and Carried

Purpose

This rule establishes procedures for identifying persons who have complied with requirements for wildlife permits.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.215: Permits and Privileges: How Obtained; Not Transferable

Purpose

This rule establishes methods of obtaining permits, restrictions on use, obligations, and validity.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.216: Permits and Privileges: Revocation

Purpose

This rule sets out the statutory authority of the commission to suspend, revoke or deny a permit or privilege, in addition to its constitutional authority, and provides a uniform procedure for administrative hearings when a hunter inflicts injury to another person mistaken for game.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.220: Resident and Nonresident Permits

Purpose

This rule establishes eligibility requirements for the purpose of purchasing and using permits.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.222: Deer and Turkey Permits

Purpose

This rule establishes reduced-price deer and turkey permits for youth age fifteen (15) and younger.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.225: Permits: Permit Issuing Agents; Service Fees; Other Provisions

Purpose

This rule establishes procedures for the distribution and sale of permits and replacements and sets service fees.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.250: Daily Hunting or Fishing Tags

Purpose

This rule establishes tags for daily hunting or fishing on special management areas.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.300: Apprentice Hunter Authorization

Purpose

This rule provides for an Apprentice Hunter Authorization which will allow a person born on or after January 1, 1967 but at least sixteen (16) years of age to purchase firearms hunting permits so that they may hunt without hunter education certification in the presence of a properly licensed hunter education certified adult who is twenty-one (21) years of age or older.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.310: Resident Lifetime Conservation Partner Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a resident lifetime hunting and fishing permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

Chapter 5: Permits

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.330: Resident Small Game Hunting and Fishing Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a combination fishing and small game hunting permit for residents of the state.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.331: Resident National Guard and Reserve Service Small Game Hunting and Fishing Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a new permit type available to resident National Guard and Reserve service members deployed to full-time active duty.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.340: Resident Fishing Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a fishing permit for residents of the state.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.345: Resident Small Game Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a small game hunting permit for residents of the state.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.351: Resident Firearms Any-Deer Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a resident firearms any-deer hunting permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.352: Resident Firearms Antlerless Deer Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a resident firearms antlerless deer hunting permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.359: Resident Managed Deer Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for residents to hunt deer during a prescribed managed deer hunt.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.360: Resident Archer’s Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for hunting deer by archers who are residents of the state.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.365: Resident Turkey Hunting Permits

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for hunting turkeys during the firearms seasons by residents of the state.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.370: Resident Trapping Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a trapping permit for residents of the state.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.425: Resident Archery Antlerless Deer Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a new migratory bird harvest information program card to be required by migratory bird hunters in addition to the prescribed hunting permit and, where applicable, the federal duck stamp and the Missouri Waterfowl Hunting Stamp. Missouri will be one of the pilot states for implementation of this national harvest information program.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.430: Trout Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit required for possession and transportation of trout by residents and nonresidents.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.435: Migratory Bird Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a new migratory bird harvest information program card to be required by migratory bird hunters in addition to the prescribed hunting permit and, where applicable, the federal duck stamp and the Missouri Waterfowl Hunting Stamp. Missouri will be one of the pilot states for implementation of this national harvest information program.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.436: Resident Conservation Order Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a Conservation Order permit for resident participants of the light goose Conservation Order.

Chapter 5: Permits

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.445: Daily Small Game Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a new daily small game hunting permit—comparable to the new daily fishing permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.460: Licensed Hunting Preserve Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a hunting permit for use on licensed shooting areas by those not possessing a valid statewide hunting permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.465: Three-Day Licensed Hunting Preserve Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a short-term, low cost hunting permit for use on licensed shooting areas by those not possessing a statewide hunting permit or annual licensed shooting area permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.535: White River Border Lakes Permit

Purpose

This rule creates a White River Border Lakes Permit that will allow Arkansas and Missouri residents to fish the other state’s portion of Bull Shoals, Norfork and Table Rock lakes without purchasing a Nonresident Fishing Permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.540: Nonresident Fishing Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a fishing permit for nonresidents.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.545: Nonresident Small Game Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a small game hunting permit for nonresidents.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.551: Nonresident Firearms Any-Deer Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a nonresident firearms any-deer hunting permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.552: Nonresident Firearms Antlerless Deer Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a nonresident firearms first bonus deer hunting permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.554: Nonresident Archery Antlerless Deer Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a nonresident antlerless archery deer hunting permit and the prerequisite of obtaining a Nonresident Archer’s Hunting Permit.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.559: Nonresident Managed Deer Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for nonresidents to hunt deer during a prescribed managed deer hunt.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.560: Nonresident Archer’s Hunting Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a deer, turkey and small game hunting permit for nonresident archers.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.565: Nonresident Turkey Hunting Permits

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for hunting turkeys during the firearms seasons by nonresidents.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.567: Nonresident Conservation Order Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a Conservation Order permit for nonresident participants of the light goose Conservation Order.

Chapter 5: Permits

3 CSR 10- 5.570: Nonresident Furbearer Hunting and Trapping Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a nonresident trapping permit, provides opportunity for nonresidents to trap in Missouri and for Missouri residents to trap in other states which have reciprocity requirements.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.405: General Provisions

Purpose

This rule establishes general provisions for sport fishing: permit requirements; daily and possession limits; reciprocal privileges on certain rivers; and stream versus impoundment fishing.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.410: Fishing Methods

Purpose

This rule establishes the methods by which fishermen may take fish.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.415: Restricted Zones

Purpose

This rule establishes zones, primarily below certain dams, where fishing and fishing methods are restricted.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.505: Black Bass

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods, and limits for taking black bass.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.510: Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, Flathead Catfish

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking catfish.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.515: Crappie

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking crappie.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.520: Muskellunge, Northern Pike, Grass Pickerel, Chain Pickerel

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking muskellunge, northern pike, grass pickerel and chain pickerel.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.525: Paddlefish

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods, and limits for taking paddlefish.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.530: Goggle-eye (Ozark Bass, Rock Bass and Shadow Bass) and Warmouth

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking rock bass and warmouth.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.533: Shovelnose Sturgeon

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking shovelnose sturgeon.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.535: Trout

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods, and limits for taking trout.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.540: Walleye and Sauger

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking walleye and sauger.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.545: White Bass, Yellow Bass, Striped Bass

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking white, yellow, and striped bass.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.550: Other Fish

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods, and limits for taking all other fish.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.605: Live Bait

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods, and limits for taking species defined as live bait.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.610: Mussels and Clams

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking mussels and clams.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.615: Bullfrogs and Green Frogs

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking bullfrogs and green frogs.

Chapter 6: Sport Fishing: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 6.620: Turtles

Purpose

This rule establishes seasons, methods and limits for taking turtles.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.405: General Provisions

Purpose

This rule requires any person engaged in hunting or pursuing wildlife to possess the prescribed permit.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.410: Hunting Methods

Purpose

This rule prescribes the methods by which wildlife may be hunted.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.415: Quail: Seasons, Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes the open season and limits for quail hunting.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.420: Rabbits: Seasons, Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes the open season and limits for rabbit hunting.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.425: Squirrels: Seasons, Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes the open season and limits for squirrel hunting.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.427: Groundhogs: Seasons, Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes the open season and limits for groundhog hunting.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.430: Pheasants: Seasons, Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes the open season and limits for pheasant and gray partridge hunting.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.432: Deer: Archery Hunting Season

Purpose

This rule establishes the archery deer hunting season, limits and provisions for hunting.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.433: Deer: Firearms Hunting Seasons

Purpose

This rule establishes the firearms deer hunting seasons, limits, and provisions for hunting.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.434: Deer: Landowner Privileges

Purpose

This rule establishes season limits and provisions for landowners.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.435: Deer: Special Harvest Provisions

Purpose

This rule establishes special deer harvest limits and restrictions for certain counties.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.436: Deer: Managed Hunts

Purpose

This rule establishes general provisions for managed deer hunts.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.438: Deer: Regulations for Department Areas

Purpose

This rule incorporates deer hunting on department areas into Chapter 7.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.440: Migratory Game Birds and Waterfowl: Seasons, Limits

Purpose

The Department of Conservation is authorized to select waterfowl hunting season dates and bag limits within frameworks established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The seasons and limits selected are intended to provide optimum hunting opportunity consistent with the welfare of the species.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.441: Crows: Seasons, Methods, Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes the open seasons, methods and limits for crow hunting.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.445: Bullfrogs and Green Frogs: Seasons, Methods, Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes the season, methods, and limits for hunting frogs.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.450: Furbearers: Hunting Seasons, Methods

Purpose

This rule establishes the seasons and methods for hunting furbearers.

Chapter 7: Hunting: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10- 7.455: Turkeys: Seasons, Methods, Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes the seasons, methods, and limits for hunting wild turkeys.

Chapter 8: Trapping: Seasons, Methods

Chapter 8: Trapping: Seasons, Methods

3 CSR 10- 8.505: Trapping

Purpose

This rule requires any person engaged in trapping to possess the prescribed permit.

Chapter 8: Trapping: Seasons, Methods

3 CSR 10- 8.510: Use of Traps

Purpose

This rule specifies the types of traps that are permitted and the restrictions on their use.

Chapter 8: Trapping: Seasons, Methods

3 CSR 10- 8.515: Furbearers: Trapping Seasons

Purpose

This rule establishes the open seasons for trapping and for selling pelts and carcasses of furbearers.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.105: General Provisions

Purpose

This rule establishes general provisions for the chapter, to be consistent with the format of other chapters.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.106: Confined Wildlife Permits: How Obtained, Replacements

Purpose

This rule moves the language in 3 CSR 10-9.630 to the beginning of Chapter 9 for easier reference and better organization.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.110: General Prohibition; Applications

Purpose

This rule prohibits the pursuit, taking, possession or any use of wildlife except as provided in the Code.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.220: Wildlife Confinement Standards

Purpose

This rule establishes standards to be followed by those holding wildlife in captivity to assure the animals are confined in humane and sanitary conditions and in ways that prevent escape.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.230: Class I Wildlife

Purpose

This rule establishes a new category for certain wildlife—wildlife inherently dangerous to humans and the provisions for private ownership of these species.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.240: Class II Wildlife

Purpose

This rule identifies those species that can only be held under provisions of a Class II wildlife breeder permit.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.351: Class II Wildlife Breeder Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a new permit for holders of wildlife classified as inherently dangerous to humans.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.353: Privileges of Class I and Class II Wildlife Breeders

Purpose

This rule establishes privileges and requirements for wildlife breeders. It has been reorganized from an older version to provide better organization and understanding; and to clarify that migratory waterfowl may be reared and held in captivity as provided in federal regulations but that such waterfowl may only be hunted as provided in 3 CSR 10-9.625 of this Code.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.359: Class I and Class II Wildlife Breeder: Records Required

Purpose

This rule requires each wildlife breeder to submit a report of his/her activities.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.415: Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit

Purpose

This rule is being established to provide specific authority for qualified individuals or entities to hold wildlife for rehabilitation.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.420: Wildlife Hobby Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit to possess certain forms of wildlife for personal use but not for sale.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.425: Wildlife Collector’s Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit under which wildlife may be taken for scientific purposes.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.430: Bird Banding

Purpose

This rule authorizes bird banding by persons holding a federal permit.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.440: Resident Falconry Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for residents of the state to engage in falconry.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.442: Falconry

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for hunting with birds of prey.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.560: Licensed Hunting Preserve Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for licensed shooting areas.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.565: Licensed Hunting Preserve: Privileges

Purpose

This rule sets out the privileges and requirements for licensed shooting areas.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.566: Licensed Hunting Preserve: Records Required

Purpose

This rule requires that licensed hunting preserves maintain records on the premises that would include information on species, purchase, sale, propagation, health certification, applicable permits and harvest, on a form furnished by the Department of Conservation.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.570: Hound Running Area Operator and Dealer Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for operation of a running area for training or racing hounds.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.575: Hound Running Area: Privileges, Requirements

Purpose

This rule sets out the privileges and requirements for hound running areas.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.625: Field Trial Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit to conduct field trials and sets requirements for conducting these trials.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.627: Dog Training Area Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit to operate a bird dog training area.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.628: Dog Training Area: Privileges

Purpose

This rule clarifies the privileges and responsibilities under this permit by creation of a new rule, and clarifies that more than one (1) dog training area permit may be issued for the same tract of land.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.640: Licensed Trout Fishing Area Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a Licensed Trout Fishing Area Permit.

Chapter 9: Confined Wildlife: Privileges, Permits, Standards

3 CSR 10- 9.645: Licensed Trout Fishing Area Permit: Privileges, Requirements

Purpose

This rule delineates the privileges and requirements associated with the Licensed Trout Fishing Area Permit.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.705: Commercialization

Purpose

This rule requires persons commercializing in wildlife to possess the prescribed permit and to keep records of their transactions available for inspection.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.707: Resident Fur Dealer’s Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for buying and selling furs throughout the year.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.708: Nonresident Fur Dealer’s Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a new permit for nonresident fur dealers. Privileges were previously provided under a Fur Dealer’s Permit, which is being modified to identify resident and nonresident status.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.715: Resident and Nonresident Fur Dealers: Reports, Requirements

Purpose

This rule establishes reporting and other requirements to be met by fur dealers and fur buyers.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.720: Commercial Fishing Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a commercial fishing permit for residents of the state and sets fees for commercial fishing gear.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.722: Resident Roe Fish Commercial Harvest Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a special permit required in addition to the Commercial Fishing Permit for residents of the state to harvest shovelnose sturgeon from the Missouri River.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.724: Nonresident Mississippi River Roe Fish Commercial Harvest Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a special permit required in addition to the Commercial Fishing Permit for nonresidents of the state to harvest shovelnose sturgeon from the Mississippi River.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.725: Commercial Fishing: Seasons, Methods

Purpose

This rule provides for commercial fishing in certain streams and establishes restrictions on the use of commercial fishing gear.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.726: Reciprocal Privileges: Commercial Fishing; Commercial Waters

Purpose

This rule establishes license reciprocity for commercial fishermen in certain boundary streams.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.728: Roe Fish Dealer Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit needed to buy and subsequently sell shovelnose sturgeon, paddlefish, bowfin, or any parts of these species legally taken by commercial methods.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.732: Tag and Release Fishing Promotion Permit

Purpose

This rule establishes a tag and release fishing promotion permit for individuals tagging fish for promotions, contests or other events on selected impoundments.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.735: Sale of Live Bait

Purpose

This rule establishes a registration requirement for sellers of live bait and consolidates other regulations regarding bait sales.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.743: Commercial Establishments

Purpose

This rule authorizes retail establishments to buy and sell certain forms of wildlife and wildlife products.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.744: Commercial Deer Processing: Permit, Privileges, Requirements

Purpose

This rule establishes a permit for commercial processors of deer meat and sets requirements for those establishments.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.767: Taxidermy; Tanning: Permit, Privileges, Requirements

Purpose

This rule establishes a taxidermy and tanning permit with specified privileges and requirements.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.768: Sales and Possession of Wildlife Parts and Mounted Specimens

Purpose

This rule authorizes the sale of certain wildlife parts and mounted specimens.

Chapter 10: Commercial Permits: Seasons, Methods, Limits

3 CSR 10-10.771: Commercial Permits: How Obtained, Replacements

Purpose

This rule establishes procedures for obtaining commercial permits and replacement permits.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.105: Title; Authority

Purpose

This rule defines which department areas these regulations apply to and how exceptions to the regulations are made.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.110: General Provisions

Purpose

This rule establishes restricted activities on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.115: Closings

Purpose

This rule establishes hours department areas are closed to public use and designates conditions under which some areas are closed to certain activities.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.120: Pets and Hunting Dogs

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for allowing pets and hunting dogs on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.125: Field Trials

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for allowing field trials on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.130: Vehicles, Bicycles, Horses, and Horseback Riding

Purpose

This rule restricts the use of certain transportation methods on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.135: Wild Plants, Plant Products, and Mushrooms

Purpose

This rule limits harvesting wild plants, plant products, and mushrooms on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.140: Camping

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for camping on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.145: Tree Stands

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for use of tree stands on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.150: Target Shooting and Shooting Ranges

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for target shooting and use of shooting ranges on department areas

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.155: Decoys and Blinds

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for the use of decoys and blinds on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.160: Use of Boats and Motors

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for use of boats and motors on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.165: Bullfrogs and Green Frogs

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for harvesting bullfrogs and green frogs on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.180: Hunting, General Provisions and Seasons

Purpose

This rule establishes general provisions for hunting on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.181: Turkeys: Special Hunts

Purpose

This rule establishes a framework to offer a disabled hunter or other turkey hunts on certain conservation areas to run concurrent with the statewide spring youth turkey season or other dates as determined.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.182: Deer Hunting

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for deer hunting on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.184: Quail Hunting

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for quail hunting on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.185: Dove Hunting

Purpose

This rule incorporates deleted portions of 3 CSR 10-11.180 into a single dove-specific rule to clarify and simplify the Wildlife Code. It also clarifies that dove hunters must possess and submit a valid area daily hunting tag on specified areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.186: Waterfowl Hunting

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for waterfowl hunting on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.200: Fishing, General Provisions and Seasons

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for fishing on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.205: Fishing, Methods and Hours

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for fishing methods and hours of restricted public use on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.210: Fishing, Daily and Possession Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for daily and possession limits on department areas.

Chapter 11: Special Regulations for Department Areas

3 CSR 10-11.215: Fishing, Length Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for length limits on department areas.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.101: Title; Authority

Purpose

This rule establishes cooperative special provisions for public use activities on areas owned by other entities.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.105: Wildlife Refuges

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for the designation of private property and property owned by government agencies other than the department as wildlife refuges.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.109: Closed Hours

Purpose

This rule establishes closed hours for uses other than fishing and other conservation-related recreation at several areas managed in cooperation with other public entities.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.110: Use of Boats and Motors

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for use of boats and motors on areas under management agreement with the department

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.115: Bullfrogs and Green Frogs

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for harvesting bullfrogs and green frogs on areas under management agreement with the department.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.125: Hunting and Trapping

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for hunting and trapping on areas under management agreement with the department.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.130: Fishing, General Provisions and Seasons

Purpose

This rule establishes where and when fishing is allowed on areas under management agreement with the department.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.135: Fishing, Methods

Purpose

This rule establishes provisions for fishing methods on areas under management agreement with the department.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.140: Fishing, Daily and Possession Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes daily and possession limits for fish on areas under management agreement with the department.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.145: Fishing, Length Limits

Purpose

This rule establishes length limits on fish for areas under management agreement with the department.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.150: Fishing, Trout Parks

Purpose

This rule establishes methods, seasons, and limits for fishing within Trout Park streams under management agreement with the department.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.155: Fishing, Stone Mill Spring Branch

Purpose

This rule establishes methods, seasons, and limits for fishing within Stone Mill Spring Branch, located on U.S. Forest Service land in Pulaski County.

Chapter 12: Special Regulations for Areas Owned by Other Entities

3 CSR 10-12.160: Outdoor Recreational Access Program

Purpose

This rule specifies public access options for landowners enrolled in a department-sponsored outdoor recreational access program and prohibits uses other than those specifically authorized by the landowner.

Chapter 20: Definitions

Chapter 20: Definitions

3 CSR 10-20.805: Definitions

Purpose

This rule defines words and terms used in the Code.

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