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Current as of: 2013
§ 26-1Definitions
§ 26-3Powers and duties of commissioner
§ 26-3aAcquisition of easements for maintenance of dams
§ 26-3bRental, sale, exchange or transfer of real property and buildings in the custody or control of the commissioner. Right of first refusal
§ 26-3cProcedures and processes for use of Internet and other means for issuance of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses, permits, stamps and tags. Schedule of retainage by agents
§ 26-5Appointment of conservation officers, special conservation officers and patrolmen
§ 26-6Powers and duties of conservation officers and patrolmen
§ 26-6aConstables for fish and game protection
§ 26-6bSearch of containers by conservation officers
§ 26-6cImmunity from attachments
§ 26-7Volunteer assistants
§ 26-8Ordinances controlling use of waters not applicable to department or employees
§ 26-9Annual exhibition
§ 26-14Federal aid for fish restoration projects
§ 26-15Fish and wildlife restoration projects. Funds for programs and functions of Bureau of Natural Resources
§ 26-15aAppropriations to Bureau of Natural Resources. Federal aid. Annual report
§ 26-15bAnnual report re license, permit, stamp and tag fees and expenditures for fish and wildlife programs
§ 26-16Public hunting and fishing lands and waters
§ 26-17Release of fishing or hunting rights
§ 26-17aAcquisition and preservation of tidal wetlands
§ 26-18Fish or game for propagation
§ 26-19Motor boats in Bantam River
§ 26-20Signs on rights-of-way to state ponds or streams
§ 26-21Notice not to be destroyed
§ 26-22Control of aquatic plants and animals
§ 26-23Abandoned or discarded fishing or hunting implements
§ 26-24Use or disposal of seized articles
§ 26-25Commissioner may declare closed season or extend open season
§ 26-25aRegulation of feeding of wildlife on state-owned property
§ 26-25bDisclosure of stocking schedules
§ 26-25cRelease of lighter-than-air balloons restricted. Penalty
§ 26-26Enforcement in state boundary waters of fish and game laws
§ 26-26aNortheast Conservation Law Enforcement Compact
§ 26-27Licenses required for hunting, trapping and fishing. Exceptions
§ 26-27aJunior licenses
§ 26-27bHunting or taking of waterfowl, stamp required. Connecticut Migratory Bird Conservation Stamp
§ 26-27cReproduction and marketing of stamp as artwork. Migratory bird conservation account. Subaccount. Restricted uses of funds
§ 26-27dCitizens' Advisory Board for the Connecticut Migratory Bird Conservation Stamp program
§ 26-27eSport fishing licenses. Statement re discarding of fishing line or other litter
§ 26-28Hunting, trapping and sport fishing license fees
§ 26-28bMarine waters fishing license. Exemptions
§ 26-28cMarine waters fishing license fees
§ 26-29Free lifetime fishing licenses for blind persons
§ 26-29aFree lifetime fishing licenses for persons with mental retardation
§ 26-29bFree lifetime hunting, sport fishing or trapping license for certain handicapped persons
§ 26-29cFree private land deer permit for certain farmers
§ 26-30Applications. Issuance of licenses
§ 26-31Instruction in handling and use of hunting weapons. Required education course for reinstatement of suspended license
§ 26-31aInstruction in fishing techniques
§ 26-31bHunting and fishing guide services. Licenses. Fee
§ 26-33Issuance of complimentary licenses to nonresidents
§ 26-34aLicense for nonresident servicemen
§ 26-35Expiration date. License not transferable. Restrictions. Wildlife management study area
§ 26-36Record of licenses. Remittance of fees by town clerks
§ 26-37Duplicate licenses
§ 26-38Hunting by minors
§ 26-39Hunting licenses for owners of packs of dogs
§ 26-40Game breeders license. Possession of skunks or raccoons
§ 26-40aPossession of potentially dangerous animal. Exemptions. Seizure, relocation and disposal. Penalties
§ 26-40cSearch and seizure
§ 26-40dExceptions
§ 26-40fPenalty
§ 26-42Licensing of raw fur dealers. Inspection. Regulations
§ 26-43Sale of raw furs to unlicensed nonresident dealer
§ 26-45Bait dealer's license
§ 26-46Reciprocal fishing privileges
§ 26-47Permits to take wildlife damaging crops. License to control nuisance wildlife
§ 26-47aUse of noise-making devices to repel marauding birds and wildlife
§ 26-48Private shooting preserves; permits; regulations
§ 26-48aManagement of salmon, pheasant, turkey and migratory game birds. Issuance of permits, tags or stamps
§ 26-49Training of hunting dogs. Permits for liberation of artificially propagated birds
§ 26-51Permits for field dog trials. Fee
§ 26-52Permits for shooting birds liberated at field dog trials. Fees
§ 26-53Hunting licenses not required at field trials
§ 26-54Permits for custodians of protected birds and quadrupeds
§ 26-55Permit for importing, introducing into state, possessing or liberating live fish, wild birds, wild mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. Regulations. Exemptions. Seizure, relocation and disposal. Penalties
§ 26-55aPossession of diploid grass carp
§ 26-56Permits for importation of wild hares or rabbits
§ 26-57Permits for transportation and exportation of fish, birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates
§ 26-57aRegulations for the establishment of in-state captive herds of cervids. Pilot program for businesses to maintain reindeer. Importation of reindeer into state from Thanksgiving Day to New Year's Day
§ 26-58Taxidermist's license
§ 26-59Regulation of tanning, curing and mounting; permits
§ 26-60Permits to collect certain wildlife for scientific and educational purposes. Fee
§ 26-61Suspension of license, registration or permit. Restoration. Fines
§ 26-62Hunting accidents; suspension of license or privilege to hunt
§ 26-63Notice of action on license
§ 26-64Fine for violations. Exception
§ 26-65Commissioner authorized to regulate hunting. Landowner permission required for hunting on private land
§ 26-65aProhibition re reduction of state land where hunting is permitted
§ 26-66Scope of regulations
§ 26-66aPosting of warning signs by the department. Fees
§ 26-66bHunting field guides produced by the department to include regulations for hunting in proximity to buildings
§ 26-67Regulations
§ 26-67aConfidentiality of reports
§ 26-67bCommissioner to advise law enforcement authorities re fish and game laws
§ 26-67cComplaints re hunting in proximity to certain areas. Hearing. Records to be kept by law enforcement officials. Report to General Assembly
§ 26-67dFalconry: Definitions
§ 26-67eFalconry: Applicable federal regulations. Commissioner authorized to adopt regulations. Fee reciprocity
§ 26-68Emergency declaration of closed seasons
§ 26-69Wildlife management practices
§ 26-70Regulation of hunting of wild birds, wild mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. Permit for administration of chemical or biological substance to free-ranging wildlife. Requirements
§ 26-71Penalty
§ 26-72Regulation of trapping of fur-bearing animals
§ 26-73Hunting on Sunday
§ 26-74Use of motor vehicles, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles in hunting
§ 26-75Silencer on firearms
§ 26-76Possession limit of game birds, wild quadrupeds, reptiles and amphibians
§ 26-77Taking of waterfowl in open coastal waters
§ 26-78Sale of birds, quadrupeds, reptiles or amphibians
§ 26-78aDonation of game to charitable organizations
§ 26-79Hunting in Putnam Memorial Camp grounds
§ 26-80Disposition of birds, quadrupeds, reptiles or amphibians illegally taken
§ 26-80aIllegal taking of moose or bear. Suspension of hunting license. Penalties
§ 26-80bSale or use of computer software or service to remotely hunt animals or birds prohibited. Penalty
§ 26-81Penalty
§ 26-82Killing of deer regulated. Damage permit. Jacklight permit. Penalties. Plan by homeowner association, municipality or nonprofit land-holding organization to take deer
§ 26-82aPrivate land revolver permit to hunt deer. Requirements
§ 26-85Jacklighting for deer. Forfeiture and disposal of weapons
§ 26-86Deer, moose or black bear killed or wounded by motor vehicle
§ 26-86aGame management. Deer hunting; permitted weapons, locations, bag limits. Consent forms; permits, selection process
§ 26-86bTags. Report of kill
§ 26-86cPermits to hunt deer and small game with bow and arrow. Fees. Applications. Education course requirement
§ 26-86eRegulation of hunting of doe deer
§ 26-86fHunting of fawn deer prohibited
§ 26-87Taking rabbits by use of ferrets. Authorization. Penalties
§ 26-88Use of explosives
§ 26-89Cutting trees or using fire to take raccoon
§ 26-90False statement, penalty. General penalty
§ 26-91Taking of migratory game birds. Plan by municipality, homeowner association or nonprofit land-holding organization to take Canada geese
§ 26-92Wild birds other than game birds protected, exception. Game birds defined
§ 26-92aState purchase of game birds
§ 26-93Hunting of bald eagle prohibited. Disturbance of nest prohibited. Fine. No access area for bald eagle. Violation and fine or imprisonment
§ 26-94Hunting of swan prohibited
§ 26-95Trapping of birds
§ 26-96Trap shooting
§ 26-97Killing game birds in Westport Fire District prohibited. Penalty
§ 26-98Penalty
§ 26-99Establishment of fish and game refuges
§ 26-100Posting notices
§ 26-101Wildlife refuges and closed areas
§ 26-102Fish spawning areas and refuges
§ 26-103Management and preservation of islands in and marshes in or bordering the Housatonic River
§ 26-104Bantam Lake sanctuary
§ 26-105Lake Wononscopomuc sanctuary. Limited hunting
§ 26-106Milford refuge
§ 26-107Hunting and trapping on wildlife refuge or closed area
§ 26-107fProgram for the conservation of nonharvested wildlife
§ 26-107hAnnual report
§ 26-107iSale of wildlife stamps, prints, publications and other items. Allocation of revenue
§ 26-108Inland waters and marine district defined
§ 26-109Dividing lines between inland and marine waters in Groton, Stonington, the Niantic River and the Housatonic River
§ 26-110Demarcation lines
§ 26-111Regulation of fishing
§ 26-112Scope of regulations
§ 26-113Hearings
§ 26-114Prohibited acts
§ 26-114aPurchase or sale of snakehead fish prohibited
§ 26-115Fisheries management practices of commissioner
§ 26-116Exceptions
§ 26-117Fine for violation
§ 26-118Fishing in reservoir
§ 26-119Use of explosives or poisons
§ 26-121Taking of tomcod or frost fish in Saugatuck River
§ 26-122Fishing through ice in Cranberry Pond, Cream Hill Lake and Lake Quonnipaug
§ 26-124Indian Pond
§ 26-125Beach Pond and Killingly Pond
§ 26-126Disposition of fish illegally taken
§ 26-127Conservation of bait species
§ 26-128Carp and goldfish
§ 26-128aTaking of glass eels, elver eels and silver eels prohibited. Penalty
§ 26-129Forfeiture of fishing tackle
§ 26-130Sale of fish for stocking; sale of fish management commodities; sale of trout eggs
§ 26-131Registration of private waters. Taking of fish without license
§ 26-132Privately stocked waters
§ 26-134Obstructing streams
§ 26-135Pond weirs and nets
§ 26-136Fishways
§ 26-137Fishing near fishways
§ 26-138Draining for taking fish
§ 26-139Responsibility for draining. Penalty
§ 26-140Fishing rights in stream crossing highway
§ 26-141Fine for violation
§ 26-141aStandards for flow of water in rivers or streams
§ 26-141bAdoption of regulations establishing flow standards for rivers and streams. Procedure
§ 26-141cViolation of regulations
§ 26-142aEnvironmental tourism cruise vessel permit. Commercial fishing vessel permits. Registration of nets and areas of use. Registration of charter boats. Fishing licenses and registrations. Possession limits. Fees
§ 26-142bResident and nonresident commercial finfish, fishing and lobster pot licenses. Restrictions on issuance, transfer and renewal
§ 26-142cVessel permit exemption for taking lobsters or fish for personal use
§ 26-143aNets to be buoyed and marked. Boats to display license or registration flag
§ 26-149Commercial hatcheries. Fees
§ 26-154Restricted waters near mouth of stream or estuary. Use of otter trawls in estuaries
§ 26-154aUse of purse seines in Long Island Sound
§ 26-155Fish oil or fertilizer
§ 26-157aLobster management program
§ 26-157bReports. Penalty
§ 26-157cRegulations governing the taking and possession of lobsters. Regulations implementing the lobster trap allocation buy-back program
§ 26-157dLobster restoration program. Regulations
§ 26-157eCommissioner to pursue lobster restoration funds. Administration of funds. Entering into contracts
§ 26-157fLobster Restoration Advisory Committee. Establishment. Membership. Appointment, procedure and compensation
§ 26-157gLobster v-notch restoration program
§ 26-157hLobster trap allocation buy-back program
§ 26-157iEconomic assistance program for resident commercial lobster fishermen. Establishment. Regulations
§ 26-157jSeafood dealer, wholesaler or shipper possession and sale of undersized lobsters. Conditions. Documentation
§ 26-158Sale of lobsters
§ 26-159aRegulations concerning certain sport and commercial fishing in the marine district and possession of certain species. Penalty
§ 26-159cCommissioner to conduct public hearings in coastal areas
§ 26-160Extension zones
§ 26-164Inspection of license
§ 26-166Obstructions
§ 26-167Stealing fish, lobsters or equipment. Penalty
§ 26-169Nets and seines prohibited in Darien, Stamford and Greenwich
§ 26-170Use of seine in Norwalk Harbor
§ 26-171Taking smelt in Greenwich
§ 26-174Pawcatuck River
§ 26-175Long Beach and Penfield Reef
§ 26-176Restrictions on type of fishing at certain points on Connecticut, Mystic and Thames Rivers, Niantic Bay and North Cove in Old Saybrook
§ 26-177Mystic River
§ 26-178Thames River
§ 26-179Taking smelt in Groton
§ 26-180Milford Harbor
§ 26-181Chester Cove
§ 26-182Wright's Cove
§ 26-183Use of nets in Long Island Sound adjacent to Stratford
§ 26-184Use of nets in Keney Cove
§ 26-185Use of trawls in the Poquonock River
§ 26-186Penalties
§ 26-186aEffect of license suspension on other licenses, permits or registrations and on right to obtain them

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