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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

 

DIVISION 54

WATERFOWL, COMMON SNIPE AND CROW REGULATIONS

635-054-0000

Purpose

(1) The purpose of these rules is to establish season dates, bag limits, areas and other restrictions for hunting ducks, geese, coots, Wilson’s snipe and crow pursuant to ORS Chapter 496.

(2) The document entitled “2014–2015 Oregon Game Bird Regulations,” is incorporated by reference into these rules.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 82-1988, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-88; FWC 45-1997, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-97; FWC 53-1997, f. & cert. ef. 9-3-97; DFW 61-1998, f. & cert. ef. 8-10-98; DFW 75-1998, f. & cert. ef. 9-4-98; DFW 95-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-1-98 thru 12-18-98; DFW 98-1998(Temp) f. & cert. ef. 12-18-98 thru 2-28-99; DFW 56-1999, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-99; DFW 82-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-25-99 thru 2-1-00; DFW 51-2000, f. & cert. ef. 8-22-00; DFW 73-2001, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-01; DFW 99-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-12-01 thru 4-10-02; DFW 3-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-3-02 thru 1-23-02; DFW 88-2002, f. & cert. ef. 8-14-02; DFW 76-2003, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-03; DFW 84-2004, f. & cert. ef. 8-18-04; DFW 87-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-18-04 thru 9-16-04; Administrative correction 10-25-04; DFW 91-2005, f. & cert. ef. 8-19-05; DFW 81-2006, f. & cert. ef. 8-11-06; DFW 68-2007, f. & cert. ef. 8-14-07; DFW 90-2008, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-08; DFW 93-2009, f. & cert. ef. 8-12-09; DFW 117 2010, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-10; DFW 108-2011, f. & cert. ef. 8-5-11; DFW 103-2012, f. & cert. ef. 8-6-12; DFW 85-2013, f. & cert. ef. 8-5-13; DFW 112-2014, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-14

635-054-0001

Ducks (Including Mergansers)

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 21-1981, f. & ef. 6-29-81; FWC 32-1981, f. & ef. 8-28-81; FWC 59-1982, f. & ef. 8-30-82; FWC 46-1983, f. & ef. 9-19-83; FWC 51-1984, f. & ef. 9-5-84; FWC 64-1985, f. & ef. 10-2-85; FWC 58-1986, f. & ef. 9-17-86; FWC 84-1987, f. & ef. 9-22-87; FWC 82-1988, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-88; FWC 87-1988(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-14-88; FWC 107-1989, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-89; FWC 94-1990, f. & cert. ef. 9-4-90; FWC 100-1991, f. & cert. ef. 9-9-91; FWC 82-1992, f. & cert. ef. 8-26-92; FWC 51-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-25-93; FWC 58-1994, f. & cert. ef. 9-1-94; FWC 71-1995, f. & cert. ef. 8-31-95; FWC 50-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-30-96; FWC 45-1997, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-97

635-054-0005

Geese

The Document entitled “2010–2011 Oregon Game Bird Regulations,” is incorporated by reference into these rules. Notwithstanding this, the 2010–2011 Game Bird regulations are amended to close all goose hunting after September 20, 2010 in the Kirk Park and Fern Ridge Dam units located north and south of Clear Lake Rd.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 21-1981, f. & ef. 6-29-81; FWC 32-1981, f. & ef. 8-28-81; FWC 59-1982, f. & ef. 8-30-82; FWC 46-1983, f. & ef. 9-19-83; FWC 51-1984, f. & ef. 9-5-84; FWC 80-1984 (Temp), f. & ef. 12-4-84; FWC 64-1985, f. & ef. 10-2-85; FWC 58-1986, f. & ef. 9-17-86; FWC 84-1987, f. & ef. 9-22-87; FWC 82-1988, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-88; FWC 107-1989, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-89; FWC 78-1990, f. & cert. ef. 8-1-90; FWC 94-1990, f. & cert. ef. 9-4-90; FWC 5-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-25-91; FWC 81-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-29-91; FWC 100-1991, f. & cert. ef. 9-9-91; FWC 72-1992, f. & cert. ef. 8-7-92; FWC 82-1992, f. & cert. ef. 8-26-92; FWC 44-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-93; FWC 51-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-25-93; FWC 47-1994, f. & cert. ef. 8-3-94; FWC 58-1994, f. & cert. ef. 9-1-94; FWC 63-1995, f. & cert. ef. 8-3-95; FWC 71-1995, f. & cert. ef. 8-31-95; FWC 42-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-12-96; FWC 50-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-30-96; FWC 36-1997, f. & cert. ef. 6-17-97; FWC 45-1997, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-97; FWC 63-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-7-97; DFW 70-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-17-99 thru 1-28-00; Administrative correction 6-20-01; DFW 130-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-13-10 thru 3-2-11; Administrative correction, 3-29-11

635-054-0015

Coot

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146& 496.162
Hist.: FWC 21-1981, f. & ef. 6-29-81; FWC 32-1981, f. & ef. 8-28-81; FWC 59-1982, f. & ef. 8-30-82; FWC 46-1983, f. & ef. 9-19-83; FWC 51-1984, f. & ef. 9-5-84; FWC 100-1991, f. & cert. ef. 9-9-91; FWC 50-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-30-96; FWC 45-1997, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-97

635-054-0020

Wilson’s Snipe

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 21-1981, f. & ef. 6-29-81; FWC 32-1981, f. & ef. 8-28-81; FWC 59-1982, f. & ef. 8-30-82; FWC 51-1984, f. & ef. 9-5-84; FWC 107-1989, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-89; FWC 94-1990, f. & cert. ef. 9-4-90; FWC 100-1991, f. & cert. ef. 9-9-91; FWC 82-1992, f. & cert. ef. 8-26-92; FWC 51-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-25-93; FWC 58-1994, f. & cert. ef. 9-1-94; FWC 71-1995, f. & cert. ef. 8-31-95; FWC 50-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-30-96; FWC 45-1997, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-97; DFW 108-2011, f. & cert. ef. 8-5-11

635-054-0025

Special Falconry Season

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 32-1981, f. & ef. 8-28-81; FWC 59-1982, f. & ef. 8-30-82; FWC 61-1982, f. & ef. 9-3-82; FWC 46-1983, f. & ef. 9-19-83; FWC 51-1984, f. & ef. 9-5-84; FWC 64-1985, f. & ef. 10-2-85; FWC 58-1986, f. & ef. 9-17-86; FWC 84-1987, f. & ef. 9-22-87; FWC 82-1988, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-88; FWC 107-1989, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-89; FWC 94-1990, f. & cert. ef. 9-4-90; FWC 103-1990(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-20-90; FWC 100-1991, f. & cert. ef. 9-9-91; FWC 117-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-4-91; FWC 82-1992, f. & cert. ef. 8-26-92; FWC 51-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-25-93; FWC 47-1994, f. & cert. ef. 8-3-94; FWC 58-1994, f. & cert. ef. 9-1-94; FWC 63-1995, f. & cert. ef. 8-3-95; FWC 71-1995, f. & cert. 8-31-95; FWC 42-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-12-96; FWC 50-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-30-96; FWC 45-1997, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-97

635-054-0030

Black Brant

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 84-1987, f. & ef. 9-22-87; FWC 82-1988, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-88; FWC 107-1989, f. & cert. ef. 9-2-89; FWC 94-1990, f. & cert. ef. 9-4-90; FWC 100-1991, f. & cert. ef. 9-9-91; FWC 82-1992, f. & cert. ef. 8-26-92; FWC 51-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-25-93; FWC 58-1994, f. & cert. ef. 9-1-94; FWC 71-1995, f. & cert. ef. 8-31-95; FWC 50-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-30-96; FWC 45-1997, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-97

635-054-0040

Crow Season

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 42-1996, f. & cert. ef. 8-12-96; FWC 45-1997, f. & cert. ef. 8-13-97

Waterfowl Stamp

635-054-0045

Purpose

The purpose of these rules is to describe the procedures and necessary accompanying information for submitting artwork for the 2015 waterfowl stamp, the criteria for selection of the winning designs, and the obligation of winning artists pursuant to ORS Chapter 496.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.550, 496.555 & 497.151
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.550, 496.555 & 497.151
Hist.: DFW 81-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-30-14 thru 12-26-14

635-054-0050

Submission of Artwork: Requirements

(1) Applicants shall submit artwork for the 2015 waterfowl stamp to the Department headquarters office by 5:00 pm on November 7, 2014.

(2) The 2015 waterfowl stamp artwork shall feature one or more ducks and/ or geese native to Oregon in their natural setting.

(3) Each entry shall measure 13 inches by 18 inches (horizontal or vertical) and shall be in any full color medium provided:

(a) No photographs, sculptures, fabric art or carvings will be accepted.

(b) The artwork shall be original and not computer-generated or computer-enhanced.

(4) The artwork shall be unsigned by the artist, and shall not have been used in production or entered into any other state or federal waterfowl stamp competition. Any artwork signed by the artist will not be accepted and will be returned to the artist without being judged.

(5) The artwork shall be completely dry. The Department is not responsible for damage to any artwork submitted wet or uncured.

(6) The entry may be mounted and/or matted, but it shall not be framed or under glass.

(7) Artists may submit more than one entry meeting the requirements herein.

(8) Each artist shall submit with his or her entry or entries a brief biographical description that includes the artist's background, experience, and previous artistic accomplishments. The Department reserves the right to use this information for publicity should the work be selected.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.550, 496.555 & 497.151
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.550, 496.555 & 497.151
Hist.: DFW 81-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-30-14 thru 12-26-14

635-054-0055

Selection Process and Criteria

(1) A five-member panel including one Fish and Wildlife Commission member and four citizens chosen by the Director shall select the winning entry. Panel members may include representatives from the art community, wildlife profession, news media and conservation organizations.

(2) The selection panel shall make their selection based on:

(a) Artistic composition;

(b) Anatomical accuracy;

(c) General rendering;

(d) Background; and

(e) General appeal.

(3) All artwork submissions shall be made available for public viewing following selection of the winning entry.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.550, 496.555 & 497.151
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.550, 496.555 & 497.151
Hist.: DFW 81-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-30-14 thru 12-26-14

635-054-0060

Other Provisions

(1) Sale of 2015 waterfowl stamps by the Department shall end at the close of business on June 30, 2016. Excess stamps at that time shall be shredded after auditing of sales takes place.

(2) The Department shall award three thousand dollars ($3,000) to the artist whose entry is selected for the waterfowl stamp.

(3) The winning entry shall become the exclusive property of the Department.

(4) The Department shall retain all reproduction rights and may review proposals for limited edition prints, posters, or other related art products.

(5) The artist shall sign, at no charge, up to two hundred (200) waterfowl stamps for sale by the Department.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.550, 496.555 & 497.151
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.550, 496.555 & 497.151
Hist.: DFW 81-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-30-14 thru 12-26-14

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