Macfarlane Sporting Camps

Millville, New Brunswick, Canada

Hunting, Fishing and ATV'ing 1-506-463-8102 est- 1984

Legal Information

• It is unlawful to carry a loaded firearm in or

upon any vehicle including all-terrain vehicles

and snowmobiles, even when the vehicle is

stationary or parked. This also includes any

structure attached to a vehicle, such as a

trailer, rack, or platform.

• All non-resident hunters must hunt with a

licensed guide.

 

 

White-Tailed Deer

It is illegal to tag a deer killed by another

hunter.

• The annual bag limit is one deer per licensed

hunter, regardless of the sex or age of the

deer or location of kill.

• Crossbows are not legal for use while

hunting deer during the bow only portion

of deer season. A bow that has an attached

mechanical device that holds the bow at

full or partial draw is subject to the same

regulations as crossbows, and thus is also

not legal for use in hunting deer during the

bow only portion of deer season.

• Non-residents are not eligible to hunt

antlerless deer (does and fawns).

• All licensed hunters (residents and nonresidents)

may hunt antlered deer (deer with

visible antlers) during the deer season in

zones open to hunting.

 

Moose

• The bag limit is one moose either sex or age.The holder of a Moose Licence may transport

one firearm two days before the opening of,

or two days after the closing of, the moose

season. The firearm must be in a case properly

fastened or completely wrapped in a blanket

or canvas and securely tied, or in the locked

luggage compartment of a motor vehicle.

• It is illegal to carry or use a firearm designed

to fire a rim-fire shell or cartridge while

hunting moose.

• A Moose Licence holdershall not have more

than one firearm in his / her possession

during the moose hunting season.

• Every Moose Licence holder must carry his / her

Moose Licence upon his / her person while

hunting.

• Immediately upon harvesting a moose, the

Moose Licence holder must:

(a) Remove the tag from their Moose

Licence and securely attach it around

the base of the antler or through an ear.

(b) By 12 noon on the Sunday immediately

following the moose hunting season,

accompany the whole moose carcass,

including the head, to a Natural Resources

office for registration and tagging.

• The licence is void once the tag has been

removed.

• A moose registration agent may measure or

remove the lower jaw, teeth or other tissue

of the harvested moose for management

and research purposes.

• The registration agent will issue two copies

of the registration permit to the successful

hunter.

Attention Non-Resident Moose

Hunters

Non-residents may apply for the opportunity

to hunt moose in New Brunswick. One

hundred Moose Licences are currently

allocated annually to non-residents by

random draw. For information, contact a

Service New Brunswick centre, a Natural

Resources office or a licensed outfitter.www.gnb.ca/naturalresources

 

Black Bear

• The bag limit is one black bear per year.

• A person may purchase only one Black

Bear Licence per year. Licences are valid for

hunting during the three black bear hunting

seasons (spring, fall bow and crossbow, and

fall gun) in a calendar year until the bag limit

is filled.

• Non-resident Black Bear Licences are valid

onlyfor the Wildlife Management Zone

specified on the licence.

• The holder of a valid Black Bear Licence may

transport a firearm two days before the

opening of or two days after the closing of

the black bear season. The firearm must be

unloaded, in a case properly fastened or

completely wrapped in a blanket or canvas

and securely tied, or in the locked luggage

compartment of a motor vehicle.

• When you are outside the Wildlife

Management Zone indicated on your

validation sticker and licence during the

bear hunting season, all firearms must be

unloaded, in a case properly fastened or

completely wrapped in a blanket or canvas

and securely tied, or in the locked luggage

compartment of a motor vehicle.

• Non-residents are required to hunt with a

licensed New Brunswick guide.

• Immediately upon harvesting a black bear,

the hunter must:

(a) Remove the tag from the bear licence and

attach it to the right foreleg of the bear.

(b) Within 72 hours of killing a bear, present

the entire carcass, including the hide,

for registration and tagging at the first

open bear registration station.

• The licence is void for hunting black bear

once the tag has been removed.

• The licensed hunter who harvests a black

bear must accompany the carcass to a bear

registration station.

• A bear registration agent will attach a plastic

lock-seal tag to the hide of each bear. The

registration agent will issue two copies of

the registration permit to the successful

hunter.

• Bear or bear parts leaving Canada may

require a CITES (Convention on International

Trade in Endangered Species) Export Permit.

Contact your local Natural Resources office

for more information.

Firearms

• It is unlawful to carry a loaded firearm in or

upon any vehicle including all-terrain vehicles

and snowmobiles, even when the vehicle is

stationary or parked. This also includes any

structure attached to a vehicle, such as a

trailer, rack, or platform.

Deer, moose and bear hunters using firearms

or bows must use:

A centre-fire rifle of any calibre.

Or: A shotgun with ball, slug or lead shot

larger than size BB (including buckshot)

or steel shot larger than size F.

Or: A bow having a draw weight of not less

than 20 kilograms together with arrows

that are fitted with broadheads no less

than 20 millimetres in width.

Or: A crossbow with bolts fitted with

broadheads no less than 20 millimetres

in width.

Or: A muzzle-loading firearm.

• Once the deer or bear tag has been removed

from the licence, it is unlawful to use:

A rimfire or centre-fire rifle of .23 calibre or

greater.

Or: A shotgun with lead shot larger than

size BB or steel shot larger than size F.

• The holder of a Varmint Licence or a Bird &

Small Game Licence shall only hunt with:

A rim-fire or centre-fire rifle of less than .23 caliber

Or: A muzzle loader.

Or: A shotgun with lead shot no larger

than size BB or steel shot no larger

than size F.

Or: A bow or crossbow.