Penalties for Violating Hunting Laws
Here are examples of penalties for a first conviction.
- For a hunting law violation that is a Class 1 misdemeanor, you may be fined up to $2,000, imprisoned for up to one year, or both.
- For hunting without a license or during a closed season, you will be fined at least $250 and have your hunting privileges revoked for at least one year.
- For exceeding the daily or possession limit, you will have your hunting privileges revoked for at least three years.
For a second or subsequent conviction, you may be guilty of a Class 6 felony and also may lose your hunting privileges for five years.