Questions & Answers: antlers
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Q: Is an elk that has been wounded by an arrow and dies later considered to have "died from natural causes"?
A: An arrow wound is not natural. This animal would not have died if not hit by the arrow. No parts of this animal can be legally salvaged.
Q: Do I need a taxidermy license if I am buying and selling antlers, but I am not mounting any of them just reselling them.
A: A taxidermy license is not required for buying and selling antlers if you are not mounting them.
A: You don't need a license, and the only restrictions are on access and travel on the land. Antler hunters, like other outdoor recreationists, must secure permission to cross or look for antlers on private land, and they must abide by transportation restrictions on federal and state public lands. ...