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#5416114 - 11/12/14 02:39 PM Federal Possession limits
elkhunter7x6 Offline
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Does the possession limit still apply after you get home, process the meat and put freezer?

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#5416143 - 11/12/14 02:51 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
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#5416144 - 11/12/14 02:51 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
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If its in the same 24 hours. Yes.
Can the gw enter your house without a search warrant? Yes, if there is suspision.
The possession is a daily limit wherever you are. Now you can lie and tell him/her it was from yesterday, but it will bite you back one day if you keep doing it.

Happy hunting.
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#5416205 - 11/12/14 03:18 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
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#5416216 - 11/12/14 03:21 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
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We are leaving next week for Kansas to shoot Geese and Ducks. 3 and a half days of hunting. What can I do to stay legal?

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#5416221 - 11/12/14 03:22 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
bobcatt Offline
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beaversnipe is right on the 24 hour period, I wasn't thinking through the question. you can have a whole season of hunting in the freezer at once if you follow the daily limits.
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#5416223 - 11/12/14 03:22 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: Leonardo]
kdub Offline
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Originally Posted By: Leonardo
We are leaving next week for Kansas to shoot Geese and Ducks. 3 and a half days of hunting. What can I do to stay legal?





Eat some?

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#5416305 - 11/12/14 03:57 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
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I was gonna say. Eat some. And put dates on the zip logs.
But u will be fine, since u sound logit anyway.

Its not like your freezer is full of whooping cranes right?

RIGHT? confused2
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#5416333 - 11/12/14 04:06 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: beaversnipe]
elkhunter7x6 Offline
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Originally Posted By: beaversnipe
If its in the same 24 hours. Yes.
Can the gw enter your house without a search warrant? Yes, if there is suspision.
The possession is a daily limit wherever you are. Now you can lie and tell him/her it was from yesterday, but it will bite you back one day if you keep doing it.

Happy hunting.

So are you saying that once I get home I can legally have a limit in the freezer for each day of season? Can someone post a link that clarifies this.

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#5416338 - 11/12/14 04:09 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
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Sure, u can even have 2x or 3x the DAILY limit (when someone else gave u the birds) in your freezer.
So on day 10 into the season u should buy another freezer. Im talking about birds though. Elk and deer, dont know


Edited by beaversnipe (11/12/14 04:10 PM)
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#5416341 - 11/12/14 04:12 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
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Beaver you are wrong game warden CAN NOT enter your house without a warrant
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#5416357 - 11/12/14 04:21 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
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I don't like waterfowl enough to have multiple freezers full of em. I have always interpreted the law that I could legally ipossess at home in the freezer a daily bag limit for each day of the season. However, reading the Texas migratory pamphlet it is not real clear. Someone please post a link to something that clearly states the law in this regard.

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#5416662 - 11/12/14 07:02 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
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#5416730 - 11/12/14 07:34 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: Leonardo]
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Originally Posted By: Leonardo
We are leaving next week for Kansas to shoot Geese and Ducks. 3 and a half days of hunting. What can I do to stay legal?


Tag them
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#5416933 - 11/12/14 08:45 PM Re: Federal Possession limits [Re: elkhunter7x6]
drake_taker Offline
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Registered: 12/26/10
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Loc: Central Texas
Here's the federal regs for possession. If you read it exactly as written, you can only have a "possession limit" in your freezer, which is generally 3 daily bag limits. Your possession doesn't change until the conditions below are met. Now, do most people do it that way? no....but we also drive above the speed limit.

http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID....d&rgn=div6

20.33 Possession limit.

No person shall possess more migratory game birds taken in the United States than the possession limit or the aggregate possession limit, whichever applies.

20.39 Termination of possession.

Subject to all other requirements of this part, the possession of birds taken by any hunter shall be deemed to have ceased when such birds have been delivered by him to another person as a gift; or have been delivered by him to a post office, a common carrier, or a migratory bird preservation facility and consigned for transport by the Postal Service or a common carrier to some person other than the hunter.

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