Federal, State and Provincial Wildlife Agencies


Below is a list of the NWTF's state and provincial wildlife agency partners.

 

All information is provided for your convenience. Please always check with state regulations for the most up to date laws and regulations. For more specific details, please refer to your state guidelines through the links below.


ALABAMA Wildlife & Fresh Water Fisheries Division
(334) 242-3467
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
Restricted usage for Hunting Turkeys, No restriction for other applications

ALASKA Department of Fish and Game
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions listed within the guidebook
 
ARIZONA Game and Fish
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions listed

ARKANSAS Game and Fish Commission
(800) 364-4263
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions
 
CALIFORNIA Dept of Fish and Game Commission
(916) 445-0411
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL REGULATION: (regulation guide)
Some restrictions in certain areas when hunting waterfowl

COLORADO Division of Wildlife
(303) 297-1192
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

CONNECTICUT EPA Wildlife Division
(860)642-7239
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

DELAWARE Department of Natural Resources
(303) 739-5297
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

FLORIDA Fish and Wildlife Commission
(850) 488-4676 
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restriction

GEORGIA DNR, Wildlife Resources Division
(770)918-6416        
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions

HAWAII DNR
(808)587-0166        

IDAHO Fish & Game
(208) 334-2920
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

ILLINOIS DNR
(217) 782-7305
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
Restrictions concerning use for hunting turkeys.
No restrictions for waterfowl or other prey

INDIANA Division of Fish & Wildlife
(317) 233-4976      
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions

IOWA Department of Natural Resources
(515) 281-5918
ELECTRONIC/MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

KANSAS Department of Wildlife and Parks
(620) 672-5911
ELECTRONIC/MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions

KENTUCKY Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources
(800) 858-1549
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION:  (regulation guide)
No restrictions

LOUISIANA Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
(225) 765-2350
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restriction

MAINE Dept of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife
(207) 287-8000
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

MARYLAND DNR
(410) 260-8540
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions

MASSACHUSETTES Division of Fisheries & Game
(508) 389-6300         
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restriction

MICHIGAN DNR
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
Restrictions apply for use in Turkey Hunting- No other restrictions

MINNESOTA DNR
(888) 646-6367
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions

MISSISSIPPI Wildlife Fisheries & Parks
(800) 5GO-HUNT
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

MISSOURI Department of Conservation
(573) 751-4115
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

MONTANA Fish, Wildlife & Parks
(406) 444-2535
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

NEBRASKA Game and Parks Commission
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions

NEVADA Department of Wildlife
(775)688-1500
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions

NEW HAMPSHIRE Fish & Game Department
(603) 271-3422
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

NEW JERSEY Division of Fish & Wildlife
(908) 735-8793
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

NEW MEXICO Game & Fish
(505) 476-8000
ELECTRONIC & MWCHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

NEW YORK Bureau of Fish & Wildlife Services
(518) 402-8843
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

NORTH CAROLINA Wildlife Resources Agency
(919) 444-2535
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

NORTH DAKOTA Game & Fish Department
(701) 328-6300
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

OHIO DNR
(614) 265-7040
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

OKLAHOMA Department of Wildlife Conservation
(405) 521-7040
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
Some restrictions apply

OREGON Department of Fish & Wildlife
(503) 947-6300
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
Restrictions apply

PENNSYLVANIA Game Commission
(717) 787-2084
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

RHODE ISLAND Division of Fish & Wildlife
(401)789-0281
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

SOUTH CAROLINA Department of Natural Resources
(803) 734-3886
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

SOUTH DAKOTA Game Fish & Parks
(605) 781-6500
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

TENNESSEE Wildlife Resources Agency
(615) 781-6500
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions

TEXAS Parks & Wildlife
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

UTAH Division of Wildlife
(801) 538-4700
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restriction

VERMONT Fish & Wildlife
(802) 241-3700
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restriction

VIRGINIA Department of Game & Inland Fisheries
(804) 367-1000
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions

WASHINGTON Department of Fish and Wildlife
(360) 902-2515
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
Restrictions apply for use in waterfowl hunting

WEST VIRGINIA Division of Natural Resources
(304) 558-2621
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No restrictions

WISCONSIN Department of Natural Resources
(608) 266-2621
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
Restrictions apply for use in Turkey hunting
Not restricted for other uses

WYOMING Game & Fish Department
(307) 777-4600
ELECTRONIC & MECHANICAL DECOYS REGULATION: (regulation guide)
No Restrictions


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State Regulations

You can find general summaries of each states hunting regulations at http://www.huntinfo.org/ . This site does not go into detail with regards to decoys or motion mounts.



Federal Regulations

You can locate federal regulations by visiting the US Fish & Wildlife Services or find published rules at the Federal Register online:

 

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
(800) 344-WILD
www.fws.gov

U.S. Federal Register
http://www.gop.gov

USDA Forest Service
(202) 205-8333
www.fs.fed.us



Canada Regulations

Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
(780) 427-2711
www.srd.gov.ab.ca/

 British Columbia Ministry of Environment Fish & Wildlife Branch
(800) 663-7867
www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/

Manitoba Conservation Wildlife & Ecosystem Protection Branch
(800) 214-6497
www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/wildlife

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
(800) 667-1940
www.mnr.gov.on.ca/MNR

Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources & Wildlife
(418) 521-3830
www.mrnf.gouv.qc.ca/english/home.jsp



Disclaimer:

Always check your federal, state and local hunting regulations before using this or any hunting products. NMDS does not guarantee the accuracy of this information or on current changes in laws and regulations. Information is for reference only. NMDS cannot be held responsible for any legal complications that may occur from use or misuse of any NMDS products.