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      RS 56:767     


§767.  Private property surrounded by certain wildlife management areas; regulation of hunting and fishing

A.  All privately owned property which is completely surrounded by a wildlife management area shall be subject to all state hunting and fishing provisions, including those provisions regarding seasons.  Such private property shall not be subject to the special hunting and fishing provisions which govern the wildlife management area, except that deer may not be taken with the aid of dogs.  However, the owner or lessee of such property shall be required to participate in the deer management assistance program provided for in R.S. 56:110.  In addition, the owner or lessee of such property shall not be allowed to hunt, trap, or take resident game by the aid of baiting or placing bait intended to attract or entice the resident game to the area where hunters are attempting to take them.

B.  The provisions of this Section shall apply only to private property which, as of June 30, 1999, is surrounded by a wildlife management area or property which is privately owned as of June 30, 1999, and is subsequently surrounded by a newly created or expanded wildlife management area.

Acts 1997, No. 1292, §1; Acts 1999, No. 1250, §1.

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