Hunting, Angling and Trapping Regulations

ORS 498.172
Trap check requirements


A person holding a license issued under ORS 497.142 (Fur-bearer trapping or hunting license and tag) may not set a trap for fur-bearing mammals without checking the trap at least once during each 48-hour period.


A person may not set a trap for a predatory animal, as defined in ORS 610.002 (“Predatory animals” defined), without checking the trap on a regular basis. [2001 c.562 §2]
Note: 498.172 (Trap check requirements) was added to and made a part of the wildlife laws by legislative action but was not added to ORS chapter 498 or any series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Chapter 498

Notes of Decisions

Sufficiency of uniform game citation is governed by [former] ORS 153.720, not by statutes applicable to indictments. State v. Herrera, 152 Or App 22, 952 P2d 566 (1998)


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