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1889-1890 W. Va. Acts 173, Extra Sess. 1891, An Act to Amend and Re-Enact Section Eleven of Chapter Sixty-Two of the Code, Relating to the Protection of Birds and Game.

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11. . . . And it shall be unlawful for any person by the use of any swivel or pivot gun, or any other than the common shoulder gun, or by the aid of any push boat, or sneak boat, used for carrying such gun, to catch, kill, wound or destroy, or to pursue with such intent upon any of the waters, bogs . . . or any cover to which wild fowl resort within this State, any wild goose, wild duck or brant.