ORS 498.042¹
Removal of parts of wildlife and waste of wildlife prohibited

(1) No person shall remove from the carcass of any game mammal or game bird, the head, antlers, horns, hide or plumage, and utilize only those parts so removed, except:

(a) When engaged in lawful trapping activities.

(b) When utilizing those game mammals or game birds that the State Fish and Wildlife Commission by rule declares to be inedible.

(2) No person shall waste any edible portion of any game mammal, game bird or game fish or the pelt of any fur-bearing mammal. [1973 c.723 §80]

See also annota­tions under ORS 498.585 in permanent edi­tion.

Notes of Decisions

Failure to es­tab­lish proper venue in pros­e­cu­­tion of defendant for waste of game animal was fatal, for venue is ma­te­ri­al allega­tion of complaint and must be proved beyond reasonable doubt. State v. Hastings, 31 Or App 981, 571 P2d 1284 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Taking and sale of steelhead trout, (1974) Vol 37, p 27

Chapter 498

Notes of Decisions

Sufficiency of uniform game cita­tion is governed by ORS 153.720, not by statutes applicable to indict­ments. State v. Herrera, 152 Or App 22, 952 P2d 566 (1998)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 498—Hunting, Angling and Trapping Regulations; Miscellaneous Wildlife Protective Measures, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors498.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 498, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­498ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information