(1) It is unlawful to hunt for big game or possess big game taken on property in an access contract between the landowner or land manager and the department, unless:
(a) The hunter possesses a valid access permit provided on a standard form by the department, and issued to the hunter by the landowner, land manager, or the department in addition to all other required hunting licenses and permits; or
(b) The property is in a contract between the department and the landowner that does not restrict persons from hunting and does not require an access permit.
(2) Each big game animal possessed in violation of this section shall be treated as a separate offense under RCW 77.15.030
(3) Violation of this section is punishable under RCW 77.15.410
, unlawful recreational hunting of big game in the second degree, unless the hunting for or possession of big game constitutes unlawful recreational hunting of big game in the first degree.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. 06-04-065 (Order 06-12), § 232-12-421, filed 1/30/06, effective 3/2/06.]