Not every Conservation Officer knows every rule. Even some of the Sergeants can be wrong. Won't give you the specifics, but I had a conversation with one a few weeks ago, and he wasn't aware of a certain requirement concerning bear baiting.
We had a three year discussion on squirrels right here on the forum and the UDWR kept giving out misinformation. You can kill (almost) any squirrel, but only nuisance squirrels can be trapped alive, kept for up to 24 hours, transported within the county they're trapped in, and released alive.
Sometimes it's better to have a committee and discuss the question out in the open.
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