32-20A-12. Hunting from snowmobile prohibited--Coyote hunting excepted--Penalty.

An individual may not chase, drive, harass, kill, or attempt to kill any game animal or game bird, with or from a snowmobile.

Notwithstanding the prohibition of this section, an individual may use a snowmobile in the taking of a coyote if:

(1)    The individual is on property that the individual owns or leases or the individual is on the property as an invitee of the owner or lessee;

(2)    The individual is at least eighteen years of age;

(3)    The individual is not engaged in harassing the coyote;

(4)    The individual is using a firearm to take the coyote;

(5)    The snowmobile is stationary at the time the individual shoots or attempts to shoot the coyote; and

(6)    No other individual is aboard the snowmobile.

A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SL 1971, ch 182, § 10; SL 1989, ch 255, § 115; SL 2011, ch 145, § 2; SL 2024, ch 119, § 1.