Can an unoccupied motor vehicle be used as a rest for shooting while hunting?

Can an unoccupied motor vehicle, (not in motion), ever be used as a rest to shoot from, if you are not on a roadway maintained by a goverment entity? Example; you are spot and stock hunting with a long range spotting scope, and see an animal from the back of your truck. Is it legal to take a long range shot from the bed of your truck with a tripod on your gun? Or is that considered hunting from a motor vehicle?


Using a motor vehicle as a rest during hunting is considered hunting from a motor vehicle and unlawful, even if it is unoccupied.  This can be found in Idaho Code: 36-11-1(b)1.

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Monday, March 12, 2012 - 5:05 PM MDT