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So we are new to shotgunning for coyotes & bobcats and hope someone could give us some info.

What are the regs on what size shot you may use on furbearers & how many shells in the gun.

Same with rifles & how many cartridges.


I can't find this info anywhere.

Thanks in advance.
 

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Ok so it appears that there are only regs on the capacity of rifles during the deer season.

However I did find this in the Wildlife Code.

I am perceiving this as you cannot ecxeed more than 3 shells in a shotgun at any time other than while hunting deer.

"(G) Firearms. Firearms may be used to
take wildlife (except beaver, mink, muskrat,
river otter, turtles, and fish) during the open
seasons, with the following limitations: For
hunting game birds (except the crow), pistols,
revolvers, and rifles may not be used. Except
for hunting deer, any shotgun having a capacity
of more than three (3) shells must have the
magazine cut off or plugged with a device
incapable of removal through the loading end,
so as to reduce the capacity to not more than
three (3) shells in magazine and chamber
combined. Fully automatic firearms are prohibited."

Anyone else getting the same out of this?
 
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