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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 3/5/2006 12:57:04 PM EST
my friend sent me this article.


particularly, this passage:

In New York, traps can be placed legally on any land or under water, providing they are at least 100 feet from a building and the land is not posted "no hunting" by its owner. Now, there are efforts to ban traps at government-owned property.

he's very riled up over because he thinks that means that a trapper could set a trap in your backyard or something as long as it was 100 ft away from your house. i called BS on the article, i can't see how the law would allow tresspassing like that. anyone able to provide clarification on the issue?
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 2:41:25 PM EST
Sounds right. Most places, hunters are allowed to pursue game across anyone's land unless it's posted, IIRC.
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