Know the rules if you use an ATV for hunting


For the most part, hunting and fishing is allowed on state lands, as long as there’s public access to them. In other words, you have to be able to get to them through a right-of-way, an easement, public waters, or adjacent public lands. Some state lands are locked in by private land, so they’re off limits unless you have permission from the landowner. The other exception is if they’re cultivated croplands. Even if they’re state trust land sections, if they’re growing crops, you can’t access them. If you can get to those state lands, keep in mind you can’t drive off the established roads, and camping is usually prohibited there. There are a number of ways you can find out if a piece of land is state-owned. The BLM has color-coded maps, and the Game and...

Know the rules if you use an ATV for hunting

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