MFFP - Sport Hunting - Main rules 2018-2020 - Hunting and travelling at night
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Hunting and travelling at night

Hunting at night, i.e. half an hour after sundown and until half an hour before sunrise, is prohibited, except to snare hares and eastern cottontail rabbits, hunt frogs and hunt raccoons with hunting dogs in Areas 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 (see Huntingr raccoon at night ).

Moreover, during the period between an hour and a half after sundown and an hour and a half before sunrise, an individual in possession of a spotlight and a firearm, a crossbow or a bow in an area where big game is present is, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, presumed to be hunting at night.

Sunrise and sunset

To find out sunrise and sunset times, consult a local newspaper or visit the following web site or
The latter reference provides information according to Eastern Standard Time.

GPS provides sunrise and sunset times.

It is prohibited to:

© Gouvernement du Québec, 2018