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Drones, Smart Rifles Banned While Hunting in NH

The new rule was adopted by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Dept.

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    Drones, Smart Rifles Banned While Hunting in NH
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    The use of drones, smart rifles and live-action game cameras is now banned while hunting or attempting to take wildlife in New Hampshire.

    This rule, adopted by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, became effective May 4.

    "We needed to establish rules regarding these fast-changing technologies to make sure that people understand that their use for hunting is not appropriate or ethical," said Fish and Game Law Enforcement Major Kevin Jordan. "Use of this equipment violates the principle of fair chase because it gives hunters an unfair advantage over wildlife."

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