|(a) No person shall hunt migratory game birds except
during the open season as provided herein, or at any time except during
the hours as provided herein. All dates are inclusive.
(b) If no open season is provided under this subchapter
for a species of migratory bird there is no open season for that species,
including red-billed pigeons, band-tailed pigeons, or any species
(c) Shooting hours for migratory game birds are from
one-half hour before sunrise to sunset, except during the special
white-winged dove season. In the special white-winged dove zone during
the special white-winged dove season, shooting hours are from noon
(d) Except as specifically provided in this subchapter,
the possession limit for any migratory game bird species is three
times the daily bag limit specified for that species.
(e) No person shall hunt migratory game birds in this
state unless that person is certified in the Harvest Information Program.
(f) Every migratory game bird wounded by hunting and
reduced to possession by a hunter shall be immediately killed and
become a part of the daily bag limit.
(g) The provisions of 50 CFR Part 20, Subparts E, F,
G, and H in effect on September 1, 2007, are adopted by reference.
(h) The executive director may, after notifying the
Chairman of the Commission, authorize any rulemaking necessary to
modify the provisions of this subchapter.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §65.313 adopted to be effective August 26, 1997, 22 TexReg 7896; amended to be effective August 20, 1998, 23 TexReg 8461; amended to be effective August 13, 2007, 32 TexReg 5027; amended to be effective September 1, 2019, 44 TexReg 4063