Chasing fish in a city park is against the law.

Sec. 106-166. Fishing in parks without permission or during closed season prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to kill, take, snare, pursue, catch or have in possession any fish within the limits of the city parks without the authority [...]

Dead deer may not be hauled across Kansas Avenue.

Dynamite is not to be used to catch fish.

Hunting and killing a deer while swimming is illegal.

Hunting camels is prohibited.

The US military once experimented with camels in the Arizona desert, and eventually gave up. The remaining camels were released, and are now protected.

Hunting is prohibited in Mountain View Cemetery.


D. Driving; Hunting: Persons within the cemetery grounds shall use only the avenues, walkways and roads when practical. No one must ride or drive upon the lawns. Riding a bicycle or hunting is expressly prohibited within the confines of the cemetery premises.

Hunting on Sundays is prohibited.

In Montana, it is illegal for married women to go fishing alone on Sundays, and illegal for unmarried women to fish alone at all.

It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale.

It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.

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It is considered an offense to hunt whales.

It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday.

It is illegal to fish from an overpass in the city.

9.36.010 Jumping or fishing from bridge or overpass–Prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person to jump or fish from any bridge or overpass located within the city limits.

(Ord. 227 (part), 1988)

It is illegal to fish with a bow and arrow in Kentucky.

It is illegal to go whale fishing.

It is illegal to hunt from an aircraft.

It is illegal to hunt whales.

It is illegal to kill birds

6.04.120 Killing and injuring birds.

It is unlawful for any person to injure or destroy any kind of bird within the city or to throw stones, shoot at or use any implements with the intention of killing or injuring any bird within the city.

It is illegal to set a mousetrap without a hunting license.

It is illegal to shoot game out of the window of a moving vehicle, with the exception of a whale.

It is illegal to shoot jackrabbits from the back of a streetcar.

It is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish.

It is legal for the blind to go hunting as long as they have someone with them who isn’t blind.

It is still illegal to shoot a rabbit from a moving trolley car.

It’s against the law to kill a housefly within 160 feet of a church without a license.