2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 33 - Parks and Wildlife
Parks
Article 14 - Snowmobiles
§ 33-14-117. Hunting, carrying weapons on snowmobiles - prohibitions

(1) It is unlawful for any person to:

(a) Hunt any wildlife from a snowmobile;

(b) Operate or ride on any snowmobile with any firearm in his or her possession, unless such firearm is unloaded and enclosed in a carrying case or inserted in a scabbard, or with any bow unless it is unstrung or cased, but this paragraph (b) does not apply to any person to whom the division has issued a permit for the control of predators such as coyotes, foxes, bobcats, and the like;

(c) Pursue, drive, or otherwise intentionally disturb or harass any wildlife by use of a snowmobile, but this paragraph (c) shall not prevent any person from using a snowmobile to protect his crops and other property.

(2) Permits to use snowmobiles for the control of predators such as coyotes, foxes, bobcats, and the like may be issued by the division or its district wildlife managers at no charge to persons applying therefor whose purpose is to protect livestock and other wildlife.

(3) Any person who violates subsection (1) of this section is guilty of a class 2 petty offense and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine as follows:

(a) For a violation of paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of this section, two hundred dollars;

(b) For a violation of paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of this section, fifty dollars; and

(c) For a violation of paragraph (c) of subsection (1) of this section, two hundred dollars.

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