Environmental Conservation Law Section 11-0927
1.No person shall hold a field trial except as provided in this section or take part in a field trial not conducted in accordance with the provisions of this section.
2.a. A field trial may be held on liberated game, liberated artificially propagated game, led or confined game legally possessed, or on wild game on a licensed dog training area at any time without license, provided such game is not taken by shooting or otherwise killed; and, on areas other than a licensed dog training area, such field trials may be held on wild game from August 16 to April 15 without license, or at such other times when licensed by the department from April 16 to August 15.
b.A permit from the department is required for liberation of any wildlife.
3.Wild game shall not be taken by shooting or otherwise killed in the course of a field trial. Other game on which a field trial may be held as provided in this section may be taken by shooting in the course of a field trial, except a field trial held on a licensed dog training area, provided a license for such shooting has been procured from the department. Game so taken shall be immediately identified on forms provided by the department until the game is finally prepared for consumption.
4.Game so identified may be possessed, transported, bought and sold at any time, without limitation by § 11-0917 (Possession, transportation and sale of wild game and other wildlife)section 11-0917 of this article.
Section 11-0927 — Field trials,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/ENV/11-0927 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).