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#5513636 - 01/01/15 05:08 PM Duck feathers
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Haven't seen this covered before, but I was told it was illegal to sell duck feathers. Just wondering as I saw several for sale on ebay?

TIA
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#5514026 - 01/01/15 07:26 PM Re: Duck feathers [Re: hoof n wings]
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But on ebay its legal to sell Ferguson big screen TV
Go figure lol35
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#5514075 - 01/01/15 07:41 PM Re: Duck feathers [Re: hoof n wings]
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Depends on use.
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#5514087 - 01/01/15 07:45 PM Re: Duck feathers [Re: Fooshman]
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It's 100% legal to sell duck feathers. It's addressed in the 50cfr regulstions. Fun read.....


Edited by brazosboyt (01/01/15 07:45 PM)

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#5514153 - 01/01/15 08:06 PM Re: Duck feathers [Re: hoof n wings]
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Wow, I'll take your word, long read.
I guess they use them for fly fishing or fishing jigs. Someone had told me years ago it was illegal to sell any part of an animal you had killed, wasn't sure, that's why I was asking

Thanks
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Originally Posted By: ImTheReasonDovesMourn
I'd ask him if he's pregnant. He missed a s__tload of periods.

Originally Posted By: Hancock
I'll take "things that look like a uterus" for $200 Alex.

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#5514224 - 01/01/15 08:34 PM Re: Duck feathers [Re: hoof n wings]
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50-20.91

§ 20.91 Commercial use of feathers.
Any person may possess, purchase, sell, barter, or transport for the making of fishing flies, bed pillows, and mattresses, and for similar commercial uses the feathers of migratory waterfowl (ducks, geese, brant, and swans) killed by hunting pursuant to this part, or seized and condemned by Federal or State game authorities, except that:
(a) No person shall purchase, sell, barter, or offer to purchase, sell, or barter for millinery or ornamental use the feathers of migratory game birds taken under authority of this part; and
(b) No person shall purchase, sell, barter, or offer to purchase, sell, or barter mounted specimens of migratory game birds taken under authority of this part.
[38 FR 22021, Aug. 15, 1973, as amended at 45 FR 70275, Oct. 23, 1980]

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#5514229 - 01/01/15 08:35 PM Re: Duck feathers [Re: brazosboyt]
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Just say your buying or selling for fly tying.

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#5514345 - 01/01/15 09:20 PM Re: Duck feathers [Re: brazosboyt]
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Will do, thanks again
Originally Posted By: brazosboyt
Just say your buying or selling for fly tying.
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Originally Posted By: ImTheReasonDovesMourn
I'd ask him if he's pregnant. He missed a s__tload of periods.

Originally Posted By: Hancock
I'll take "things that look like a uterus" for $200 Alex.

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