All-terrain vehicle (ATV): any motorized vehicle designed for off-highway travel, on or over natural terrain, water, snow, ice, marsh or swamp land and includes amphibious, ground effect, air-cushion or low-pressure tire vehicles; motorcycles and elated two-wheel vehicles; snow or track vehicles; any toboggan, trailer or other attachment to an all-terrain vehicle; or any other means of motorized transportation, not including motor boats or four wheel passenger highway vehicles unless the front bumper is more than 75 cm off the road.
Big game: includes pronghorn; black bear; bison, other than domestically raised bison; any member of the deer family, whether known as caribou, deer, elk, moose or otherwise; and wolf.
Canadian resident: A person who has their principal residence in Canada and who is a Canadian citizen or who has resided in Canada for 12 months immediately preceding the date of applying for or purchasing a licence.
Encased: in relation to a firearm, means a firearm that is completely enclosed in a fastened gun case or wrapped in fabric, plastic or similar material in a manner that makes the firearm not readily available for use.
Firearm: any device from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged and, includes but is not limited to a rifle, shotgun, pellet gun, air gun, pistol, revolver, spring gun, longbow, compound bow or crossbow.
Game: big game or game bird and includes any part of any big game or game bird.
Game bird: migratory game bird and upland game bird.
Game preserve: any are designated as such in regulation, in which hunting or trapping of any kind is not allowed.
Harvest ledger: a document that is associated with a licence on which a person records information related to the taking or killing of an animal (date and species) as required by regulation.
Hide: the skin or pelt of an animal, but does not include the other attached parts of the animal, such as horns, antlers, claws or skull.
Hunting: includes taking, wounding, killing, chasing, pursuing, worrying, capturing, following after or on the trail of, searching for, shooting at, trapping, setting snares for, stalking or lying in wait for any wildlife, or attempting to do any of those things, whether or not the wildlife is subsequently captured, wounded or killed.
Immediate family member: an individual’s father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, brother, sister, child, grandchild, spouse or common-law spouse.
Migratory game bird: includes any game bird protected by the Migratory Birds Convention Act (Canada), as amended from time to time, or the regulations made under the act.
Muzzle-loading rifle: a rifle that is loaded through the front opening of the barrel.
Non-resident: A person who is not a Saskatchewan or Canadian resident.
Pelt: means the skin or hide of a fur animal or a portion of the skin or hide, complete with any natural fur, hair or wool, but does not include parts of the animal such as the claws, skull, bones or carcass.
Provincial or municipal road: a road shown on the most recent version of the Saskatchewan Official Road Map.
Power snare: a mechanically activated neck snare that is immediately drawn closed by the force of a spring no less than 30 cm in length that is used for the taking of fur animals.
Processed: in the case of a big game hide or pelt, a tanning or similar treatment to preserve the hide but does not include drying the hide or rubbing it with salt and in the case of a meat carcass, means cut up and preserved for consumption.
Road: a prepared surface designed for vehicle traffic.
Saskatchewan resident: A person who is a Canadian resident, has their principal residence in Saskatchewan and has resided in Saskatchewan for three months immediately preceding the date of applying for or purchasing a licence, or regular members of the Canadian Armed Forces stationed and residing in Saskatchewan, or who were Saskatchewan residents when recruited or deployed from the province.
Seal: a document (tag) associated with a licence that must be cancelled immediately after wildlife is killed.
Snare: a device for the taking of any wildlife in which the animal is caught by a noose.
Stand: any stand, blind, platform, tree seat or other similar structure used for the purpose of assisting a person while hunting or viewing wildlife, and includes any structure commonly known as a tree stand.
Trail: means a route regularly traveled by vehicle.
Trap: includes a spring trap, snare, deadfall, box or net or any other device used to capture any wildlife.
Upland game bird: includes ruffed grouse, spruce grouse, sharp-tailed grouse, ring-necked pheasants, gray (Hungarian) partridges and ptarmigans.
Vehicle: includes a motorized, conveyance, trailer, tractor, snowmobile, aircraft of any other conveyance, other than a boat, that is drawn, propelled or driven by any mechanical means and includes any accessory attached to a vehicle.
Veteran: means a Saskatchewan resident or Canadian resident who is a former member of the Canadian Armed Forces, has successfully underwent basic training and has been honourably discharged.
Wildlife: a vertebrae animal of any species, excluding fish, that is wild by nature in any part of Saskatchewan and includes any part, tissue, genetic material, eggs, sperm or embryos and any exotic wildlife found in Saskatchewan.
Wildlife management unit (WMU): any area designated as such in regulation in which special regulations apply.
Wildlife management zone (WMZ): identifiable boundaries across the province to help direct hunting opportunities and better manage wildlife populations.