Rule 41:06:61:06 Application requirements -- License and season restrictions -- Special conditions -- Carcass check-in procedures.
41:06:61:06. Application requirements --
License and season restrictions -- Special conditions -- Carcass check-in
procedures. The following requirements, restrictions, special
conditions, and procedures apply to all applications for license and to all licenses
issued under this chapter:
residents of the state may apply for a license;
person may harvest more than one mountain lion in a season;
person may harvest or attempt to harvest a mountain lion with a spotted coat
(kitten) or any mountain lion accompanying another mountain lion;
those specified hunting intervals in Custer State Park that allow the use of
dogs, no person may hunt mountain lions with the aid of dogs, traps, or bait;
person may release dogs on tracks indicating multiple mountain lions traveling
person using dogs shall attempt to harvest the first legal mountain lion they
have a reasonable opportunity to harvest, except under the condition where the
lion pursued shows obvious signs of lactation;
person may use any firearm, muzzleloader, or bow and arrow established by
statute or administrative rule as legal implements for the taking of deer;
Cave National Park, Jewell Cave National Park, and Mount Rushmore National
Memorial are closed to mountain lion hunting; and
mountain lions harvested must be presented to a department representative
within 24 hours of harvest for inspection.
Source: 32 SDR 45, effective September 20,
2005; 33 SDR 1, effective July 18, 2006; 34 SDR 67, effective September 10,
2007; 37 SDR 112, effective December 8, 2010; 38 SDR 101, effective December 5,
2011; 39 SDR 100, effective December 3, 2012.
General Authority: SDCL 41-2-18(1)(2)(14)(17).
Law Implemented: SDCL 41-2-18(1)(2)(14)(17).
"Hunting guide" defined, SDCL 41-4-12.
Hunting guide activities barred from certain state-owned or
state-managed areas - Violations, SDCL 41-4-13.
Dogs prohibited in hunting big game -- Exception -- Violation,
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