1501:31-15-05 Magee marsh; special regulations.

(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to hunt, take or possess any game except ducks, geese, and coots, and deer on Magee marsh.

(B) It shall be unlawful for any person to hunt on the Magee Marsh without first obtaining a special hunting permit from the chief of the division of wildlife; however, it shall be unlawful for any person to hunt more than one time per-season during the first segment of the waterfowl season, except during the special teal season.

(C) It shall be unlawful for any person to hunt waterfowl as permitted by this rule at any time except from the designated opening time established by rule 1501:31-7-05 or 1501:31-7-06 of the Administrative Code to the closing time indicated on their permit. Provided, further, all hunters must check in for inspection at a waterfowl checking station not later than two hours following the indicated time on their permit.

(D) It shall be unlawful for any person to trespass at any time on the Magee Marsh where posted with signs reading "Controlled Hunting Area, Permit Required."

(E) It shall be unlawful for any person to hunt from any position farther than seventy-five yards from the assigned blind, except for the purpose of killing a duck or coot which has been crippled.

(F) It shall be unlawful for any person to possess more than twenty-five shotgun shells at any time while hunting on said area.

(G) Trapping is prohibited on the Magee marsh and Crane creek beach state public hunting areas except when authorized in writing by the chief of the division of wildlife.

(H) It shall be unlawful for any person to shoot from a dike at any time unless from within an assigned blind located thereon.

(I) All definitions set forth in section 1531.01 of the Revised Code shall apply to this rule.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/22/2011 and 06/15/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1531.08
Rule Amplifies: 1531.08
Prior Effective Dates: 8/25/75, 6/1/80, 8/1/84, 7/31/89, 6/7/93, 10/14/94, 8/15/95, 8/10/96