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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2017, 01:15:40 PM »
Yeah, and if it is like reported that it isn't in a GMU area, I'm pretty sure you're out of luck.

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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #26 on: August 07, 2017, 02:47:42 PM »
Lots of misinformation in this thread. I will try to explain best I can.

WDFW has juristiction on all properties with in the state of Wa both public and private, except reservations.

Tribal enforcement has Juristiction over all lands within the reservation boundries.

The tribe makes the hunting and fishing regulations for the reservation lands, these are different from, and overule state regulations, because they are a soveirgn nation. They get to make their own rules.

Non tribal persons can own/lease property within reservation boundries, tribal hunting and fishing regulations apply on these properties and are enforced. Just like private land anywhere else in the state.

Colville tribes allow non members to hunt some species on the reservation, specificly non native birds such as pheasants and chukar, and migratory fowl. Colville tribes publish a hunting regulation booklet, and sell licenses for non member hunting. This is what the WDFW page is refering to.

There is NO!! non tribal hunting of Deer, Elk, or any other big game animal allowed within the boundries of the Colville reservation, weather private or tribal ground.

WDFW rules, regulations and tags do not apply on the reservation.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #27 on: August 07, 2017, 02:55:06 PM »
Lots of misinformation in this thread. I will try to explain best I can.

WDFW has juristiction on all properties with in the state of Wa both public and private, except reservations.

Tribal enforcement has Juristiction over all lands within the reservation boundries.

The tribe makes the hunting and fishing regulations for the reservation lands, these are different from, and overule state regulations, because they are a soveirgn nation. They get to make their own rules.

Non tribal persons can own/lease property within reservation boundries, tribal hunting and fishing regulations apply on these properties and are enforced. Just like private land anywhere else in the state.

Colville tribes allow non members to hunt some species on the reservation, specificly non native birds such as pheasants and chukar, and migratory fowl. Colville tribes publish a hunting regulation booklet, and sell licenses for non member hunting. This is what the WDFW page is refering to.

There is NO!! non tribal hunting of Deer, Elk, or any other big game animal allowed within the boundries of the Colville reservation, weather private or tribal ground.

WDFW rules, regulations and tags do not apply on the reservation.

Hope this helps.

I literally stopped posting because I found almost this exact information.
They sure have a hell of a season for themselves tho!
I did find the non-member hunting seasons and how it did not include any big game an so it indeed stated specifically that non-members are not allowed to hunt big game at all
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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #28 on: August 07, 2017, 03:23:13 PM »
Lots of misinformation in this thread. I will try to explain best I can.

WDFW has juristiction on all properties with in the state of Wa both public and private, except reservations.

Tribal enforcement has Juristiction over all lands within the reservation boundries.

The tribe makes the hunting and fishing regulations for the reservation lands, these are different from, and overule state regulations, because they are a soveirgn nation. They get to make their own rules.

Non tribal persons can own/lease property within reservation boundries, tribal hunting and fishing regulations apply on these properties and are enforced. Just like private land anywhere else in the state.

Colville tribes allow non members to hunt some species on the reservation, specificly non native birds such as pheasants and chukar, and migratory fowl. Colville tribes publish a hunting regulation booklet, and sell licenses for non member hunting. This is what the WDFW page is refering to.

There is NO!! non tribal hunting of Deer, Elk, or any other big game animal allowed within the boundries of the Colville reservation, weather private or tribal ground.

WDFW rules, regulations and tags do not apply on the reservation.

Hope this helps.

I literally stopped posting because I found almost this exact information.
They sure have a hell of a season for themselves tho!
I did find the non-member hunting seasons and how it did not include any big game an so it indeed stated specifically that non-members are not allowed to hunt big game at all

You can try to make an arguement based around deeded, or "fee simple" lands. but as others have stated, good luck with that.

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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #29 on: August 07, 2017, 04:16:59 PM »
You do realize I'm trying to say that I'm no longer looking into this property for deer season, right?
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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #30 on: August 07, 2017, 07:08:50 PM »
Just an FYI, you CAN NOT hunt within the boundaries of the Rez... you can't, ya just can't do it!
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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #31 on: August 07, 2017, 08:07:01 PM »
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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #32 on: August 07, 2017, 11:06:20 PM »
Pretty simple really, if it's the wdfw and you against the Native American system, you will probably lose, especially something that has to do with the Rez. Wouldn't waste my efforts.

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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #33 on: August 08, 2017, 07:04:49 AM »
you can NOT hunt on privaley owned land within the colville reservation. his land is not withing the relm of state management. there is no non tribal member hunting seasons within the rez.
That is correct.  It doesn't matter if a non member owns it in fee, if it's within the bounds of the reservation you have to be a member to hunt it.

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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #34 on: August 08, 2017, 08:09:58 AM »
Lots of misinformation in this thread. I will try to explain best I can.

WDFW has juristiction on all properties with in the state of Wa both public and private, except reservations.

Tribal enforcement has Juristiction over all lands within the reservation boundries.

The tribe makes the hunting and fishing regulations for the reservation lands, these are different from, and overule state regulations, because they are a soveirgn nation. They get to make their own rules.

Non tribal persons can own/lease property within reservation boundries, tribal hunting and fishing regulations apply on these properties and are enforced. Just like private land anywhere else in the state.

Colville tribes allow non members to hunt some species on the reservation, specificly non native birds such as pheasants and chukar, and migratory fowl. Colville tribes publish a hunting regulation booklet, and sell licenses for non member hunting. This is what the WDFW page is refering to.

There is NO!! non tribal hunting of Deer, Elk, or any other big game animal allowed within the boundries of the Colville reservation, weather private or tribal ground.

WDFW rules, regulations and tags do not apply on the reservation.

Hope this helps.

that all seems pretty accurate  :tup:
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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #36 on: August 08, 2017, 10:47:37 AM »
If a WDFW officer says you can hunt there, you can hunt there. It was a good idea to call someone at the resurvation first, but I think he either didn't know your full situation or he just didn't want any more outsiders hunting on their land. But that shouldn't prevent you from hunting there becuase with WDFW's permission you know it's legal.
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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #37 on: August 08, 2017, 10:51:04 AM »
This issue is dead, the OP isn't going to hunt on the reservation.   



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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #38 on: August 08, 2017, 11:11:59 AM »
Can NOT hunt big game on the Colville Rez. even if you own deeded land. And you must get the tribes blessing to build on land you buy that has been deeded out of the rez. I sold an 80 ac. piece by Inchelium and had to have the tribe inspect it before they could build. Even though you pay taxes to Ferry County and pay Ferry County to get building permits. You can buy a rez. hunting permit for upland birds and some places you can hunt waterfowl... Must abide by their maps and regs.
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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #39 on: August 08, 2017, 11:23:42 AM »
This issue is dead, the OP isn't going to hunt on the reservation.

Apparently not quite yet...

Can NOT hunt big game on the Colville Rez. even if you own deeded land. And you must get the tribes blessing to build on land you buy that has been deeded out of the rez. I sold an 80 ac. piece by Inchelium and had to have the tribe inspect it before they could build. Even though you pay taxes to Ferry County and pay Ferry County to get building permits. You can buy a rez. hunting permit for upland birds and some places you can hunt waterfowl... Must abide by their maps and regs.


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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
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Re: Deer hunting on private property in Indian reservation
« Reply #42 on: August 08, 2017, 11:46:26 AM »
It's dead now