MFFP - Sport Hunting - Main rules 2018-2020 - Shooting from public road
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Sport hunting in Québec 2018-2020 - Main rules

Shooting from public road

First prohibition
Sectors A and B of Area 22.
It is prohibited to shoot an animal being on any road open to vehicular traffic and to shoot toward or across such a road.

In addition, on the stretch of road located between the Cree community of Chisasibi and the kilometre 62 marker, no person may fire from the road or from any area located within 22.86 metres of either side, measured from the centre of the road. Along the stretch of that road located between marker 62 and marker 88, near the junction with the James Bay road, no person may fire from the road or from any area located within two kilometres of either side, measured from the road shoulder.
Second prohibition
In Areas 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and the eastern part of Area 26, part of Area 27 (the white-tailed deer sector), the part of Route de Vauvert located between Pont de la Peinture and the bridge erected at the junction of lots 11 and 12 of Rang 6 of Racine Township, in the municipality of Dolbeau-Mistassini and for the part of Chemin de la Pointe-Taillon situated between the intersection of Route 169 and that of Rang 3 west (Area 28) and in the municipalities of the MRC d'Avignon and the MRC de Bonaventure (part of Area 1 and the eastern part of Area 2).
It is prohibited to shoot an animal from a public road, including a 10-metre strip beyond the shoulder on either side and to shoot toward or across such a road.
Third prohibition
In the case of small game only: in Areas 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, and the eastern part of Area 26, part of Area 27 (the white-tailed deer sector), the part of Route de Vauvert located between Pont de la Peinture and the bridge erected at the junction of lots 11 and 12 of Rang 6 of Racine Township, in the municipality of Dolbeau-Mistassini and for the part of Chemin de la Pointe-Taillon situated between the intersection of Route 169 and that of Rang 3 west (Area 28) and in the municipalities of the MRC d'Avignon and the MRC de Bonaventure (part of Area 1 and the eastern part of Area 2).
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The hunter and the small game must not, however, be located less than 100 m from a building intended to house people, shelter animals or store items.

The prohibition to shoot an animal from a public road, including on a 10-m strip beyond the shoulder on either side of the road and to shoot toward or across such a road in the areas mentioned does not apply to a small game hunter when he uses:

Attention: Wild turkey is not small game.

EXCEPTIONS

The prohibition to shoot an animal from a public road, including on a 10-m strip beyond the shoulder on either side of the road and to shoot toward or across such a road does not apply to individuals who are hunting in controlled harvesting zones (ZECs), wildlife reserves, outfit ting operations with exclusive hunting rights, the Seigneurie du Lac-Mitis (Area 2), part of the Seigneurie Nicolas-Rioux (Area 2) and the Société en commandite Kenauk Nature X S.E.C (Area 10).

DEFINITIONS

The following definitions apply to the abovementioned prohibitions.

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