Delaware Laws - Title 7 Conservation
Subchapter III. Muskrats

Sec. 757. Trapping muskrats or other fur-bearing animals adjacent to Broadkiln Creek without consent of landowner; penalty. (806)(1-click HTML)

(a) No person shall trap or take muskrats or other fur-bearing animals from any lands adjacent to Broadkiln Creek, from the corporate limits of the Town of Milton to the Delaware Bay, or from the banks of Broadkiln Creek, from the corporate limits of the Town of Milton to the Delaware Bay, without first obtaining the consent of the owner of the lands or banks of the Creek. The failure of any person trapping or taking muskrats or other fur-bearing animals, as aforesaid, to produce the consent in writing of the landowner or the owner of the bank on which traps are set for muskrats, or other fur-bearing animals are taken shall be prima facie evidence of the violation of this section. (807)

(b) Whoever violates this section shall be guilty of a class C environmental misdemeanor for each offense. (808)

(44 Del. Laws, c. 148, Sec.Sec. 1, 2; 7 Del. C. 1953, Sec. 769; 70 Del. Laws, c. 275, Sec.Sec. 85, 86.) (809)


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