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TITLE 312 NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION

Emergency Rule
LSA Document #13-246(E)

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Temporarily amends 312 IAC 9-3-4 to govern hunting white-tailed deer in a designated county under an extra deer license by identifying counties for herd reduction. Effective September 1, 2013.


SECTION 1. (a) This SECTION supplements 312 IAC 9-3-4(g) and governs hunting deer under an extra deer license in a designated county.

(b) A person may take an antlerless deer under this SECTION of this document only if:
(1) issued a license to hunt deer with:
(A) a resident extra deer bonus antlerless license under IC 14-22-11-10(a) or IC 14-22-12-1(a)(18);
(B) a nonresident extra deer bonus antlerless license under IC 14-22-12-1(a)(19);
(C) a resident youth consolidated hunting license under IC 14-22-11-10(b) or IC 14-22-12-1(a)(24);
(D) a nonresident youth extra deer bonus antlerless license under IC 14-22-12-1(a)(32);
(E) an apprentice license of the types identified in clauses (A) through (D) under IC 14-22-12-1.7;
(F) a lifetime comprehensive hunting license under IC 14-22-12-7(a)(4); or
(G) a lifetime comprehensive hunting and fishing license under IC 14-22-12-7(a)(5); or
(2) hunting deer without a license under IC 14-22-11-1 and 312 IAC 9-2-14.

(c) The season for hunting deer under this SECTION of this document is as follows:
(1) From September 28 through 29, 2013, with a bow and arrow, crossbow, firearm, or muzzleloading gun.
(2) From October 1, 2013, through January 5, 2014, with a bow and arrow or crossbow.
(3) From November 16, 2013, through December 1, 2013, with a firearm.
(4) From December 7, 2013, through December 22, 2013, with a muzzleloading gun.

(d) The seasonal limit for hunting under this SECTION of this document is one (1) antlerless deer for each deer license issued under this SECTION of this document.

(e) An individual who hunts under this SECTION of this document may use a bow and arrow, crossbow, or any firearm that may otherwise be lawfully used to take deer under 312 IAC 9-3.

(f) 312 IAC 9-3-2(b) through 312 IAC 9-3-2(d) and 312 IAC 9-3-2(m) through 312 IAC 9-3-2(z) apply to a license issued under this SECTION of this document.

(g) An individual must not exceed the county bag limit from each county as follows:
(1) Adams - 2.
(2) Allen - 4.
(3) Bartholomew - 4.
(4) Benton - 2.
(5) Blackford - 1.
(6) Boone - 4.
(7) Brown - 4.
(8) Carroll - 3.
(9) Cass - 4.
(10) Clark - 8.
(11) Clay - 4.
(12) Clinton - 2.
(13) Crawford - 8.
(14) Daviess - 3.
(15) Dearborn - 8.
(16) Decatur - 3.
(17) Dekalb - 8.
(18) Delaware - 4.
(19) Dubois - 4.
(20) Elkhart - 4.
(21) Fayette - 4.
(22) Floyd - 8.
(23) Fountain - 8.
(24) Franklin - 8.
(25) Fulton - 8.
(26) Gibson - 8.
(27) Grant - 4.
(28) Greene - 3.
(29) Hamilton - 4.
(30) Hancock - 3.
(31) Harrison - 8.
(32) Hendricks - 8.
(33) Henry - 4.
(34) Howard - 8.
(35) Huntington - 4.
(36) Jackson - 4.
(37) Jasper - 8.
(38) Jay - 2.
(39) Jefferson - 8.
(40) Jennings - 8.
(41) Johnson - 8.
(42) Knox - 4.
(43) Kosciusko - 4.
(44) LaGrange - 4.
(45) Lake - 4.
(46) LaPorte - 4.
(47) Lawrence - 4.
(48) Madison - 4.
(49) Marion - 8.
(50) Marshall - 8.
(51) Martin - 3.
(52) Miami - 4.
(53) Monroe - 4.
(54) Montgomery - 4.
(55) Morgan - 4.
(56) Newton - 4.
(57) Noble - 4.
(58) Ohio - 8.
(59) Orange - 4.
(60) Owen - 4.
(61) Parke - 8.
(62) Perry - 3.
(63) Pike - 3.
(64) Porter - 8.
(65) Posey - 3.
(66) Pulaski - 8.
(67) Putnam - 4.
(68) Randolph - 2.
(69) Ripley - 8.
(70) Rush - 1.
(71) St. Joseph - 8.
(72) Scott - 4.
(73) Shelby - 3.
(74) Spencer - 4.
(75) Starke - 8.
(76) Steuben - 4.
(77) Sullivan - 4.
(78) Switzerland - 8.
(79) Tippecanoe - 8.
(80) Tipton - A.
(81) Union - 3.
(82) Vanderburgh - 8.
(83) Vermillion - 8.
(84) Vigo - 8.
(85) Wabash - 3.
(86) Warren - 8.
(87) Warrick - 3.
(88) Washington - 8.
(89) Wayne - 4.
(90) Wells - 1.
(91) White - 4.
(92) Whitley - 3.
A county bag limit of "A", as used in this subsection of this document, is one (1) antlerless deer. Notwithstanding subsection (c), a deer taken in a county with a bag limit of "A" must be taken only from November 28, 2013, through January 5, 2014.

SECTION 2. (a) This SECTION is supplemental to 312 IAC 9-3-4 and governs the activities of an individual who is hunting deer on the following department properties:
(1) Anspaugh Wetland Conservation Area.
(2) Atterbury Fish and Wildlife Area.
(3) Badal Trust Area.
(4) Blue Grass Fish and Wildlife Area.
(5) Cedar Swamp Wetland Conservation Area.
(6) Chinook Fish and Wildlife Area.
(7) Crosley Fish and Wildlife Area.
(8) Curtis Wetland Conservation Area.
(9) Deer Creek Fish and Wildlife Area.
(10) Deniston Resource Area.
(11) Durham Lake Wetland Conservation Area.
(12) Eagle Lake Wetland Conservation Area.
(13) Fairbanks Landing Fish and Wildlife Area.
(14) Francis Slocum State Forest.
(15) Glendale Fish and Wildlife Area.
(16) Goose Lake Wetland Conservation Area.
(17) Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area.
(18) Greene-Sullivan State Forest.
(19) Hillenbrand Fish and Wildlife Area.
(20) Hovey Lake Fish and Wildlife Area.
(21) Hufford Trust Area.
(22) Interlake State Recreation Area.
(23) Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area.
(24) Jimmerson Wetland Conservation Area.
(25) Kankakee Fish and Wildlife Area.
(26) Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area.
(27) LaSalle Fish and Wildlife Area.
(28) Mallard Roost Wetland Conservation Area.
(29) Manitou Island Wetland Conservation Area.
(30) Maxincuckee Wetland Conservation Area.
(31) Marsh Lake Wetland Conservation Area.
(32) Mendenhall Wetland Conservation Area.
(33) Menominee Wetland Conservation Area.
(34) Minnehaha Fish and Wildlife Area.
(35) Mississinewa Lake (including adjacent lands administered by the department of natural resources).
(36) Patoka Lake, except east of State Road 145 (in Orange County and Crawford County) and south of State Road 164 (in Dubois County and Crawford County).
(37) Pigeon River Fish and Wildlife Area.
(38) Randolph County Wildlife Management Area.
(39) Rome City Wetland Conservation Area.
(40) Ropchan Wetland Conservation Area.
(41) Roush Lake Fish and Wildlife Area.
(42) Salamonie Lake (including adjacent lands administered by the department of natural resources).
(43) Salamonie River State Forest.
(44) Splinter Ridge Fish and Wildlife Area.
(45) Stucker Fork Fish and Wildlife Area.
(46) Sugar Ridge Fish and Wildlife Area.
(47) Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area.
(48) Turkey Creek Wetland Conservation Area.
(49) Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area.
(50) Wawasee Wetland Conservation Area.
(51) Whirledge Wetland Conservation Area.
(52) White River Bend Wildlife Management Area.
(53) Wilbur Wright Fish and Wildlife Area.
(54) Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area.
(55) Winamac Fish and Wildlife Area.

(b) On the department properties listed in this SECTION of this document an individual may take one (1) antlered deer and one (1) antlerless deer during the special youth deer season in accordance with 312 IAC 9-3-4(b).

SECTION 3. (a) This SECTION is supplemental to 312 IAC 9-3-4 and governs the activities of an individual who is hunting deer on the following department properties:
(1) Anspaugh Wetland Conservation Area.
(2) Badal Trust Area.
(3) Cedar Swamp Wetland Conservation Area.
(4) Curtis Wetland Conservation Area.
(5) Deniston Resource Area.
(6) Durham Lake Wetland Conservation Area.
(7) Eagle Lake Wetland Conservation Area.
(8) Goose Lake Wetland Conservation Area.
(9) Hufford Trust Area.
(10) Interlake State Recreation Area.
(11) Jimmerson Wetland Conservation Area.
(12) Mallard Roost Wetland Conservation Area.
(13) Marsh Lake Wetland Conservation Area.
(14) Manitou Island Wetland Conservation Area.
(15) Maxincuckee Wetland Conservation Area.
(16) Mendenhall Wetland Conservation Area.
(17) Menominee Wetland Conservation Area.
(18) Mississinewa Lake (including adjacent lands administered by the department of natural resources).
(19) Randolph County Wildlife Management Area.
(20) Reynolds Creek Game Bird Habitat Area.
(21) Rome City Wetland Conservation Area.
(22) Ropchan Wetland Conservation Area.
(23) Turkey Creek Wetland Conservation Area.
(24) Wawasee Wetland Conservation Area.
(25) Whirledge Wetland Conservation Area.
(26) White River Bend Wildlife Management Area.

(b) On the department properties listed in this SECTION of this document, an individual may take not more than:
(1) two (2) antlerless deer with archery equipment authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-3(b) during the archery season in accordance with 312 IAC 9-3-4(c) with a license type authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-2(f); and
(2) one (1) antlerless deer with a muzzleloading gun authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-3(e) during the muzzleloader season in accordance with 312 IAC 9-3-4(f) with a license type authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-2(i).

(c) An individual may not take an antlerless deer on these properties from September 15, 2013, through January 31, 2014, except as authorized in subsection (b) and SECTION 2 of this document.

SECTION 4. (a) This SECTION is supplemental to 312 IAC 9-3-4 and governs the activities of an individual who is hunting deer on the following department properties:
(1) Atterbury Fish and Wildlife Area.
(2) Blue Grass Fish and Wildlife Area.
(3) Chinook Fish and Wildlife Area.
(4) Crosley Fish and Wildlife Area.
(5) Deer Creek Fish and Wildlife Area.
(6) Fairbanks Landing Fish and Wildlife Area.
(7) Glendale Fish and Wildlife Area.
(8) Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area.
(9) Hillenbrand Fish and Wildlife Area.
(10) Hovey Lake Fish and Wildlife Area.
(11) Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area.
(12) Kankakee Fish and Wildlife Area.
(13) Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area.
(14) LaSalle Fish and Wildlife Area.
(15) Minnehaha Fish and Wildlife Area.
(16) Patoka Lake, except east of State Road 145 (in Orange County and Crawford County) and south of State Road 164 (in Dubois County and Crawford County).
(17) Pigeon River Fish and Wildlife Area.
(18) Roush Lake Fish and Wildlife Area.
(19) Salamonie Lake (including adjacent lands administered by the department of natural resources).
(20) Splinter Ridge Fish and Wildlife Area.
(21) Stucker Fork Fish and Wildlife Area.
(22) Sugar Ridge Fish and Wildlife Area.
(23) Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area.
(24) Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area.
(25) Wilbur Wright Fish and Wildlife Area.
(26) Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area.
(27) Winamac Fish and Wildlife Area.

(b) On the department property listed in this SECTION of this document, an individual may take not more than:
(1) two (2) antlerless deer with archery equipment authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-3(b) during the archery season in accordance with 312 IAC 9-3-4(c) with a license type authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-2(f);
(2) one (1) antlerless deer with a muzzleloading gun authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-3(e) during the muzzleloader season in accordance with 312 IAC 9-3-4(f) with a license type authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-2(i); and
(3) one (1) antlerless deer with a firearm in accordance with SECTION 1 of this document and 312 IAC 9-3-4(h) from December 26, 2013, through January 5, 2014;
(4) one (1) antlerless deer on November 23, 2013, on Fairbanks Landing Fish and Wildlife Area or Roush Lake Fish and Wildlife Area in accordance with SECTION 1 of this document and approval from the property manager.

(c) An individual may not take an antlerless deer on these properties from September 15, 2013, through January 31, 2014, except as authorized in subsection (b) and SECTION 2 of this document.

SECTION 5. (a) This SECTION is supplemental to 312 IAC 9-3-4 and governs the activities of an individual who is hunting deer on Greene-Sullivan State Forest.

(b) On the department property listed in this SECTION of this document, an individual may take not more than:
(1) two (2) antlerless deer with archery equipment authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-3(b) during the archery season in accordance with 312 IAC 9-3-4(c) with a license type authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-2(f);
(2) one (1) antlerless deer with a muzzleloading gun authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-3(e) during the muzzleloader season in accordance with 312 IAC 9-3-4(f) with a license type authorized in 312 IAC 9-3-2(i); and
(3) the number of antlerless deer authorized in that county in accordance with SECTION 1 of this document from September 28, 2013, through November 15, 2013, and from December 7, 2013, through January 5, 2014, with bows and arrows or crossbows.

SECTION 6. SECTIONS 1 through 5 of this document expire on February 1, 2014.

LSA Document #13-246(E)
Filed with Publisher: June 17, 2013, 10:40 a.m.

Posted: 07/03/2013 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20130703-IR-312130246ERA
Composed: Sep 30,2014 7:27:52AM EDT
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