AirGun Hunting By States

Approved Game For Airgun Hunting 

Please Visit Your State's Wildlife Management Division For More Details And Any Changes In Laws

 Alabama *

  • Coyote

  • Frogs .25 caliber and smaller.

  • Game Birds

  • Opossum

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Squirrel

  • Whitetail Deer .30 caliber or larger (we recommend .35 caliber or larger PCP)

  • Wild Boar

 Alaska *

  • Deleterious Exotic

  • Ptarmigan

  • Ruffed Grouse

  • Small Game

  • Snowshoe Hare

  • Spruce Grouse

 Arizona *

  • Badger .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Bighorn Sheep .35 caliber or larger and PCP

  • Bison .40 caliber and larger, PCP only capable of generating 500 foot pounds of energy at muzzle.

  • Black Bear .35 caliber or larger and PCP

  • Blue Grouse

  • Bobcat .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Coues Deer .35 caliber or larger and PCP

  • Coyote .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Elk .40 caliber and larger, PCP only capable of generating 500 foot pounds of energy at muzzle.

  • Fox .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Furbearers .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Javelina .35 caliber or larger and PCP

  • Mountain Lion .35 caliber or larger and PCP

  • Mule Deer .35 caliber or larger and PCP

  • Pheasant

  • Predators .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Pronghorn Antelope

  • Quail

  • Raccoon .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Reptiles

  • Ringtailed Cat .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Skunk .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Squirrel

  • Tree Squirrel

  • Turkey Arrow shooting airguns, PCP only. Arrows or air bolts with broadheads only.

  • Weasel .22 caliber and larger and PCP

  • Whitetail Deer .35 caliber or larger and PCP

 Arkansas *

  • Badger .22 caliber or larger. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Beaver .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Bobcat .22 caliber or smaller. We do NOT recommend hunting coyote with such small calibers. We recommend at least .25 and as such do not consider this state\'s requirements as ethical hunting.

  • Coyote .22 caliber or smaller. We do NOT recommend hunting coyote with such small calibers. We recommend at least .25 and as such do not consider this state\'s requirements as ethical hunting.

  • Crow .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Feral Hogs

  • Fox .22 caliber or smaller. We do NOT recommend hunting coyote with such small calibers. We recommend at least .25 and as such do not consider this state\'s requirements as ethical hunting.

  • Mink .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Muskrat .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Opossum .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Quail .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Rabbit .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Raccoon .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • River Otter .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Skunk .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Squirrel .22 caliber or smaller

  • Weasel .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 for any ethical hunting.

  • Whitetail Deer .45 caliber or larger and capable of producing 400 foot/pound of energy at muzzle.

California *

  • Aoudad Sheep

  • Coyote

  • Jackrabbit

  • Opossum

  • Pigeons

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Skunk

  • Small Game Squirrel, rabbit

  • Sparrow

  • Starlings

  • Turkey

  • Weasel

Colorado *

  • Badger

  • Beaver

  • Bobcat

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Coyote

  • Dusky (blue) Grouse

  • Fox Squirrel

  • Gray Fox

  • Ground Squirrel

  • Grouse

  • Hare

  • Jackrabbit

  • Mink

  • Muskrat

  • Opossum

  • Partridge

  • Pheasant

  • Pine Marten

  • Pine Squirrel

  • Prairie Chicken

  • Prairie Dog

  • Ptarmigan

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Rattlesnake

  • Red Fox

  • Skunk

  • Small Game

  • Snowshoe Hare

  • Sparrow

  • Squirrel

  • Starlings

  • Swift Fox

  • Weasel

 Connecticut *

  • Cottontail Rabbit Same restrictions as firearms

  • Coyote Same restrictions as firearms

  • Crow Same restrictions as firearms

  • European Hare Same restrictions as firearms

  • Fox Same restrictions as firearms

  • Gray Squirrel Same restrictions as firearms

  • Grouse

  • Jackrabbit

  • Opossum Same restrictions as firearms

  • Raccoon Same restrictions as firearms

  • Snowshoe Hare Same restrictions as firearms

  • Whitetail Deer 

    General seasons - same restrictions as firearms

    State Land No-Lottery & Lottery Seasons - same restrictions as firearms

    Private land rifle / revolver & Free Landowner seasons

    • Airgun rifles that are .243 caliber or larger. We recommend at least .35 cal

    • Airgun pistols that are .357 caliber or larger

     

  • Wild Birds

  • Wild Quadrupeds

  • Woodchuck Same restrictions as firearms

Delaware *

  • Gray Squirrel Between .17 and .22 caliber only w/ rifled barrel

  • Pheasant Between .17 and .22 caliber only w/ rifled barrel

  • Quail Between .17 and .22 caliber only w/ rifled barrel

  • Rabbit Between .17 and .22 caliber only w/ rifled barrel

 Florida *

  • Alligators

  • Armadillo

  • Beaver

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Feral Hogs

  • Game Birds

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Iguana

  • Nutria

  • Opossum

  • Otter

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Skunk

  • Sparrow

  • Squirrel

  • Starlings

  • Turkey .20 caliber or larger, PCP and propelling a single projectile (bullet or arrow)

  • Whitetail Deer Firearms seasons. .30 caliber or larger, PCP and propelling a single projectile (bullet or arrow). We recommend at least .35 cal.

 Georgia *

  • Armadillo

  • Beaver .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Bobcat .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Coyote .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .35 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Feral Hogs

  • Fox .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Furbearers

  • Groundhog .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Grouse .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Muskrat .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Opossum .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Otter .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Quail .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Rabbit .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Raccoon .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Red Squirrel .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Skunk .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

  • Small Game

  • Weasel .22 caliber and smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for any ethical airgun hunting.

 Hawaii *

  • Axis Deer On private lands

  • Feral Goat On private lands

  • Feral Hogs On private lands

  • Mouflon On private lands

 Idaho *

  • Badger

  • Bighorn Sheep PCP only .45 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

  • Black Bear PCP only .45 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Elk PCP only .45 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

  • Fox

  • Fox Squirrel

  • Hare

  • Marmot

  • Moose PCP only .45 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

  • Mountain goat PCP only .45 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

  • Mountain Lion PCP only .35 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

  • Mule Deer PCP only .35 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

  • Porcupine

  • Predators

  • Pronghorn Antelope PCP only .35 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel

  • Starlings

  • Weasel

  • Whitetail Deer PCP only .35 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

  • Wolf PCP only .35 caliber or larger. Idaho Game & Fish recommends using airguns that generate at least 350 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

 Illinois *

  • Beaver .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical airgun hunting. ONLY TO DISPATCH TRAPPED FURBEARERS

  • Furbearers .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical airgun hunting. ONLY TO DISPATCH TRAPPED FURBEARERS

  • Groundhog

  • Mink .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical airgun hunting. ONLY TO DISPATCH TRAPPED FURBEARERS

  • Muskrat .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical airgun hunting. ONLY TO DISPATCH TRAPPED FURBEARERS

  • Otter .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical airgun hunting. ONLY TO DISPATCH TRAPPED FURBEARERS

  • Rabbit

  • Small Game

  • Squirrel

  • Weasel .22 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical airgun hunting. ONLY TO DISPATCH TRAPPED FURBEARERS

Indiana *
  • Coyote

  • Feral Hogs

  • Fox

  • Groundhog

  • Pheasant

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Ruffed Grouse

  • Small Game

  • Squirrel

 Iowa *

  • Coyote

  • Feral Hogs

  • Fox

  • Rabbit

  • Squirrel

 Kansas *

  • Amphibians

  • Armadillo

  • Crow

  • Feral Hogs Private land only with required permits

  • Groundhog

  • Hare

  • Pigeons

  • Porcupine

  • Prairie Dog

  • Rabbit

  • Reptiles

  • Squirrel

  • Woodchuck

 Kentucky *

  • Beaver .22 caliber or larger.

  • Bobcat .22 caliber or larger. We recommend at least .35 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Coyote .22 caliber or larger. We recommend at least .35 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Feral Hogs

  • Fox .22 caliber or larger.

  • Gray Fox

  • Groundhog

  • Grouse With pellets in .177 / .20 / .22 / .25 caliber. We recommend at least .22 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Mink .22 caliber or larger.

  • Muskrat .22 caliber or larger.

  • Opossum .22 caliber or larger.

  • Otter .22 caliber or larger.

  • Pigeons

  • Quail With pellets in .177 / .20 / .22 / .25 caliber. We recommend at least .22 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Rabbit With pellets in .177 / .20 / .22 / .25 caliber. We recommend at least .22 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Raccoon .22 caliber or larger.

  • Red Fox

  • Skunk .22 caliber or larger.

  • Small Game

  • Sparrow

  • Squirrel With pellets in .177 / .20 / .22 / .25 caliber. We recommend at least .22 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Starlings

  • Varmints

  • Weasel .22 caliber or larger.

  • Whitetail Deer Firearms season only. .35 caliber or larger projectile designed to expand on contact & powered by an external source.

 Louisiana *

  • Armadillo

  • Coots Air shotgun only.

  • Coyote

  • Feral Hogs

  • Rabbit

  • Squirrel

 Maine *

  • Coyote

  • Fox

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Hare

  • Opossum

  • Porcupine

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Squirrel

  • Ruffed Grouse

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel

  • Woodchuck

 Maryland *

  • Beaver

  • Black Bear .40 caliber or larger and produce at least 400 ft pounds of energy at the muzzle. Airguns that shoot an arrow must be capable of producing at least 300 fps arrow speed and shoot an arrow that is at least 18 inches long and have a broadhead tip that is at least 7/8 inches wide.

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Crow

  • Eastern Fox Squirrel

  • Fisher

  • Gray Fox

  • Ground Squirrel

  • Long-tailed weasel

  • Mink

  • Muskrat

  • Nutria

  • Opossum

  • Otter

  • Pheasant

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Red Squirrel

  • River Otter

  • Ruffed Grouse

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel

  • Turkey Spring season - arrow shooting airguns only. Fall season - airguns and arrow shooting airguns.

  • Whitetail Deer During Firearms and Youth Seasons. .40 caliber or larger and produce at least 400 ft pounds of energy at the muzzle. Airguns that shoot an arrow must be capable of producing at least 300 fps arrow speed and shoot an arrow that is at least 18 inches long and have a broadhead tip that is at least 7/8 inches wide.

  • Woodchuck

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 Massachusetts *

  • Bobcat

  • Chipmunk

  • Coyote

  • Fox

  • Hare

  • Opossum

  • Porcupine

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Skunk

  • Sparrow

  • Squirrel

  • Weasel

  • Woodchuck

 Michigan *

  • Badger

  • Beaver

  • Black Bear

  • Black Squirrel

  • Bobcat

  • Canada Geese Air shotguns only.

  • Common Snipe Air shotguns only.

  • Coots

  • Coyote

  • Crow

  • Ducks Air shotguns only.

  • Fisher

  • Fox

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Ground Squirrel

  • Grouse

  • Marten

  • Mergansers Air shotguns only.

  • Mink

  • Moorhens Air shotguns only.

  • Muskrat

  • Opossum

  • Other Geese Air shotguns only.

  • Otter

  • Pheasant

  • Porcupine

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Squirrel

  • Skunk

  • Snowshoe Hare

  • Sparrow

  • Starlings

  • Turkey

  • Waterfowl Air shotguns only.

  • Weasel

  • Whitetail Deer Limited Firearm Deer Zone (Zones 2&3 -- Lower Michigan) - .35 caliber or larger and charged from an external high compression power source.
    All Firearms Deer Season (Zone 1 -- Upper Peninsula) - larger than .22 caliber. We recommend at least .35 caliber for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Woodchuck

  • Woodcock

 Minnesota *

  • Coyote

  • Eurasian Collard Dove

  • Gopher

  • Pigeons

  • Porcupine

  • Quail other than Bobwhite

  • Skunk

  • Sparrow

  • Starlings

  • Weasel

Mississippi * No hunting with airguns 

 Missouri *

  • Badger

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Fox

  • Frogs

  • Gray Fox

  • Groundhog

  • Opossum

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel

  • Whitetail Deer During firearms season; .40 caliber or larger & PCP.

 Montana *

  • Badger

  • Coyote

  • Ground Squirrel

  • Grouse Mountain grouse

  • Hare

  • Marmot

  • Porcupine

  • Prairie Dog

  • Quail California Quail & Gambel's Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Skunk

  • Small Game

  • Squirrel Tree squirrel

  • Weasel

  • Woodchuck

 Nebraska *

  • Badger

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Eurasian Collard Dove Except during the normal dove seasons

  • Fox

  • Long-tailed weasel

  • Mink

  • Opossum

  • Porcupine

  • Prairie Dog

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Skunk

  • Small Game

  • Squirrel

  • Unprotected Species Common Pigeon / English Sparrow / European Starling / Norway Rat / House Mouse

  • Whitetail Deer Nebraska regulations are vague regarding airguns. While not specifically allowed or disallowed, the minimum specifications for rifles for deer include the capability of producing 900 foot/pounds of energy at 100 yards -- not obtainable with airguns.

  • Woodchuck

 Nevada *

  • Badger

  • Beaver

  • Bobcat

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Coyote

  • Fox

  • Furbearers

  • Jackrabbit

  • Mink

  • Muskrat

  • Raccoon

  • Ringtailed Cat

  • Skunk

  • Small Game

  • Weasel

New Hampshire *

  • Chipmunk

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Hare

  • Pheasant

  • Porcupine

  • Rabbit

  • Red Squirrel

  • Woodchuck

 New Jersey *

  • Cottontail Rabbit Calibers between .177 and .22 and at least 600fps.

  • Gray Squirrel Calibers between .177 and .22 and at least 600fps.

  • Hare Calibers between .177 and .22 and at least 600fps.

 New Mexico *

  • Blue Grouse

  • Coyote Calibers .177 or larger. We recommend at least .35 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Eurasian Collard Dove

  • Feral Hogs

  • Ground Squirrel

  • Grouse Calibers .177 or larger. We recommend at least .22 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Porcupine

  • Prairie Dog

  • Rabbit

  • Skunk Calibers .177 or larger. We recommend at least .22 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Squirrel Calibers .177 or larger. We recommend at least .22 cal for ethical airgun hunting.

 New York *

  • Bobcat

  • Chipmunk

  • Coyote

  • Fox

  • Furbearers

  • Grouse

  • Hare

  • Opossum

  • Pheasant

  • Pigeons

  • Porcupine

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Squirrel

  • Ruffed Grouse

  • Skunk

  • Sparrow

  • Squirrel

  • Starlings

  • Weasel

  • Woodchuck

 North Carolina *

  • Armadillo

  • Black Bear During firearms season.

  • Bobcat

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Coyote

  • Feral Hogs

  • Fox

  • Groundhog

  • Grouse

  • Nutria

  • Opossum

  • Pheasant

  • Predators

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Skunk

  • Small Game

  • Squirrel

  • Whitetail Deer During firearms season.

  • Wild Boar

  • Woodchuck

 North Dakota *

  • Badger

  • Beaver

  • Coyote

  • Fox

  • Ground Squirrel

  • Porcupine

  • Prairie Dog

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Skunk

 Ohio *

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Coyote

  • Crow

  • Feral Hogs

  • Fox

  • Groundhog

  • Opossum

  • Pheasant

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Ruffed Grouse

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel

  • Weasel

  • Wild Boar

 Oklahoma *

  • Badger

  • Beaver

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Feral Hogs

  • Gray Fox

  • Groundhog

  • Mink

  • Muskrat

  • Nutria

  • Opossum

  • Prairie Dog

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • River Otter

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel

  • Swift Fox

  • Weasel

 Oregon *

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Coyote

  • Feral Hogs

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Ground Squirrel

  • Jackrabbit

  • Nutria

  • Snowshoe Hare

 Pennsylvania *

  • Beaver .22 caliber or larger. Can only be used to dispatch trapped animals.

  • Bobcat .22 caliber or larger. We recommend .35 cal or higher for ethical hunting.

  • Coyote .22 caliber or larger. We recommend .35 cal or larger for ethical airgun hunting.

  • Crow Air rifles and air pistols between .177 and .22 caliber -- no BB ammunition.

  • Fisher .22 caliber or larger. Can only be used to dispatch trapped animals.

  • Fox .22 caliber or larger.

  • Grouse Air rifles and air pistols between .177 and .22 caliber -- no BB ammunition.

  • Hare Air rifles and air pistols between .177 and .22 caliber -- no BB ammunition.

  • Mink .22 caliber or larger. Can only be used to dispatch trapped animals.

  • Muskrat .22 caliber or larger. Can only be used to dispatch trapped animals.

  • Opossum .22 caliber or larger.

  • Pheasant Air rifles and air pistols between .177 and .22 caliber -- no BB ammunition.

  • Porcupine .22 caliber or larger.

  • Quail Air rifles and air pistols between .177 and .22 caliber -- no BB ammunition.

  • Rabbit Air rifles and air pistols between .177 and .22 caliber -- no BB ammunition.

  • Raccoon .22 caliber or larger.

  • River Otter .22 caliber or larger. Can only be used to dispatch trapped animals.

  • Skunk .22 caliber or larger.

  • Squirrel Air rifles and air pistols between .177 and .22 caliber -- no BB ammunition.

  • Weasel .22 caliber or larger.

  • Woodchuck .22 caliber or larger.

 Rhode Island *

  • Coyote May be taken by any legal means during any concurrent hunting season. So, during small game season, airguns that are legal for small game can be used to take a coyote.

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Rabbit Between .177 and .22 caliber. Airgun must be capable of firing a 7.5 grain or heavier pellet at a speed of at least 750 fps.

  • Red Squirrel

  • Snowshoe Hare

  • Squirrel Between .177 and .22 caliber. Airgun must be capable of firing a 7.5 grain or heavier pellet at a speed of at least 750 fps.

  • Woodchuck Between .177 and .22 caliber. Airgun must be capable of firing a 7.5 grain or heavier pellet at a speed of at least 750 fps.

 South Carolina *

  • Beaver

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Crow Air rifles are legal during specified season.

  • Feral Hogs Calibers larger than .22 on public hunting lands. We recommend .35 cal or higher.

  • Fox

  • Grouse .22 cal on public hunting lands.

  • Muskrat

  • Opossum

  • Otter

  • Pigeons Air rifles are legal any time.

  • Quail .22 cal on public hunting lands.

  • Rabbit .22 cal on public hunting lands.

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel .22 cal on public hunting lands.

  • Weasel

  • Whitetail Deer Calibers larger than .22 on public hunting lands. We recommend .35 cal or higher.

  • Wild Boar Calibers larger than .22 on public hunting lands. We recommend .35 cal or higher.

 South Dakota *

  • Chipmunk

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Coyote

  • Crow

  • Fox

  • Fox Squirrel

  • Gopher

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Marmot

  • Porcupine

  • Predators

  • Red Squirrel

  • Skunk

  • Varmints

 Tennessee *

  • Armadillo

  • Beaver .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Black Bear During firearms season only - .35 caliber or larger and PCP.

  • Bobcat .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Bullfrog

  • Common Snipe Air shotgun only

  • Coots Air shotgun only

  • Coyote .25 caliber or smaller. We do NOT recommend hunting coyotes with anything less than .35 cal, thus we do not recommend using airguns for hunting coyotes in this state.

  • Crow .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Elk During firearms seasons only. .35 caliber or larger and PCP

  • Eurasian Collard Dove

  • Fox .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Groundhog .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Grouse

  • Mink .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Moorhens Air shotgun only

  • Morning Dove Air shotgun only

  • Muskrat .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Opossum .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Rails/Moorhen Air shotgun only

  • River Otter .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Skunk .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Small Game .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Squirrel

  • Turkey Arrow shooting airguns or .35 caliber or larger and PCP

  • Weasel .25 caliber or smaller. We recommend at least .22 caliber for ethical hunting.

  • Whitetail Deer During firearms season only - .35 caliber or larger and PCP.

  • Woodcock Air shotgun only

 Texas *

  • Alligators Pre-charged pneumatic air guns must fire a projectile of at least 30 caliber in diameter and at least 150 grains in weight with a minimum muzzle velocity of 800 feet per second or any combination of bullet weight and muzzle velocity that produces muzzle energy of at least 215 foot pounds of energy.

  • Aoudad Sheep On private lands

  • Armadillo On private land only.

  • Axis Deer On private lands

  • Badger

  • Beaver

  • Blackbuck Antelope On private lands

  • Bobcat On private land only.

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Coyote On private land only.

  • Crow

  • Desert Bighorn Sheep Pre-charged pneumatic air guns must fire a projectile of at least 30 caliber in diameter and at least 150 grains in weight with a minimum muzzle velocity of 800 feet per second or any combination of bullet weight and muzzle velocity that produces muzzle energy of at least 215 foot pounds of energy.

  • Elk On private lands

  • Eurasian Collard Dove

  • Fallow Deer On private lands. Pre-charged pneumatic air guns must fire a projectile of at least 30 caliber in diameter and at least 150 grains in weight with a minimum muzzle velocity of 800 feet per second or any combination of bullet weight and muzzle velocity that produces muzzle energy of at least 215 foot pounds of energy. Air bolts cannot be used during archery season.

  • Feral Hogs On private land only.

  • Feral Rock Dove

  • Flying Squirrel On private land only.

  • Fox

  • Frogs On private land only.

  • Ground Squirrel On private land only.

  • Javelina Pre-charged pneumatic air guns must fire a projectile of at least 30 caliber in diameter and at least 150 grains in weight with a minimum muzzle velocity of 800 feet per second or any combination of bullet weight and muzzle velocity that produces muzzle energy of at least 215 foot pounds of energy.

  • Mountain Lion On private land only.

  • Mule Deer Pre-charged pneumatic air guns must fire a projectile of at least 30 caliber in diameter and at least 150 grains in weight with a minimum muzzle velocity of 800 feet per second or any combination of bullet weight and muzzle velocity that produces muzzle energy of at least 215 foot pounds of energy. Air bolts cannot be used during archery season.

  • Muskrat

  • Nilgai Antelope On private lands

  • Nutria

  • Opossum

  • Otter

  • Porcupine On private land only.

  • Prairie Dog On private land only.

  • Rabbit On private land only.

  • Raccoon

  • Red Deer On private lands

  • Ringtailed Cat

  • Russian Boar On private lands

  • Sika Deer On private lands. Pre-charged pneumatic air guns must fire a projectile of at least 30 caliber in diameter and at least 150 grains in weight with a minimum muzzle velocity of 800 feet per second or any combination of bullet weight and muzzle velocity that produces muzzle energy of at least 215 foot pounds of energy. Air bolts cannot be used during archery season.

  • Sparrow

  • Squirrel .177 caliber or larger and capable of producing at least 600 fps. Designed to be shot from the shoulder.

  • Starlings

  • Turkey Pre-charged pneumatic air guns must fire a projectile of at least 30 caliber in diameter and at least 150 grains in weight with a minimum muzzle velocity of 800 feet per second or any combination of bullet weight and muzzle velocity that produces muzzle energy of at least 215 foot pounds of energy. Air bolts cannot be used during archery season.

  • Turtle On private land only.

  • Whitetail Deer Pre-charged pneumatic air guns must fire a projectile of at least 30 caliber in diameter and at least 150 grains in weight with a minimum muzzle velocity of 800 feet per second or any combination of bullet weight and muzzle velocity that produces muzzle energy of at least 215 foot pounds of energy. Air bolts cannot be used during archery season.

 Utah *

  • Badger

  • Bighorn Sheep Firearms season only, arrow shooting airguns only, PCP only, must shoot arrow at 400fps or faster.

  • Bison Firearms season only, arrow shooting airguns only, PCP only, must shoot arrow at 400fps or faster.

  • Black Bear Firearms season only, arrow shooting airguns only, PCP only, must shoot arrow at 400fps or faster.

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Elk Firearms season only, arrow shooting airguns only, PCP only, must shoot arrow at 400fps or faster.

  • Fox

  • Gray Fox

  • Hare

  • Jackrabbit

  • Marmot

  • Mink

  • Moose Firearms season only, arrow shooting airguns only, PCP only, must shoot arrow at 400fps or faster.

  • Mountain goat Firearms season only, arrow shooting airguns only, PCP only, must shoot arrow at 400fps or faster.

  • Mule Deer Firearms season only, arrow shooting airguns only, PCP only, must shoot arrow at 400fps or faster.

  • Muskrat

  • Opossum

  • Porcupine

  • Prairie Dog

  • Pronghorn Antelope Firearms season only, arrow shooting airguns only, PCP only, must shoot arrow at 400fps or faster.

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel

  • Weasel

  • Whitetail Deer Firearms season only, arrow shooting airguns only, PCP only, must shoot arrow at 400fps 

 Vermont *

  • Black Bear

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Crow

  • Fox

  • Gray Fox

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Muskrat

  • Opossum

  • Partridge

  • Pheasant

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Ruffed Grouse

  • Skunk

  • Small Game

  • Weasel

  • Whitetail Deer

 Virginia *

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Crow

  • Feral Hogs

  • Fox

  • Groundhog

  • Grouse

  • Opossum

  • Pheasant

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel

  • Turkey

  • Whitetail Deer Rifle season .35 caliber or larger.

 Washington *

  • Beaver

  • Coyote

  • European Hare

  • Fox Squirrel

  • Gopher

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Ground Squirrel

  • Marmot

  • Nutria

  • Opossum

  • Porcupine

  • Skunk

 West Virginia *

  • Bobcat

  • Coyote

  • Gray Fox

  • Grouse

  • Hare

  • Opossum

  • Quail

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Skunk

  • Squirrel

  • Weasel

  • Woodchuck

 Wisconsin *

  • Bobcat

  • Fox Squirrel

  • Gray Fox

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Hare

  • Rabbit

  • Raccoon

  • Red Fox

  • Skunk

  • Small Game

  • Squirrel

 Wyoming *

  • Blue Grouse

  • Cottontail Rabbit

  • Fox Squirrel

  • Gray Squirrel

  • Hare

  • Red Squirrel

  • Ruffed Grouse

  • Small Game

  • Snowshoe Hare

  • Squirrel

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Mobile, AL  36608

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