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Title: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: Gutpiles on February 02, 2005, 09:50:59 PM
I ran across this article today and it made me wonder about other area's around the country.  

"Sunday hunting open to debate

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AUGUSTA -- The public will get a chance to weigh in on Sunday hunting when a legislative committee considers the proposal this Thursday as part of Gov. John Baldacci's budget.

Baldacci is proposing to allow Sunday hunting for nearly all species in season. The exception would be during the November firearm season, when it would remain illegal to hunt deer on Sunday.

However, it would be legal to hunt deer on Sunday during the archery and muzzleloader seasons

Organizations on either side of the issue are ready for a fight......"

Is Sunday hunting allowed in your area?  Do you think it should or shouldn't be?

Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: Lady_taxidermist on February 02, 2005, 10:07:22 PM
It is legal to hunt here (oklahoma) on ANY day during season. It is typical for people here to go to church w/ camo on..LOL. And you have no idea how many deer i get in on thanksgiving.

Ahh, the good life......where your camo and dirt scent are your suit and perfume/cologne.  :D

Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: Ks_Sniper on February 03, 2005, 12:59:01 AM
In Kansas, the hunting is 7 days a week as well, though, as a general rule, I spend the day with family.
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: Squirrelhunter91 on February 03, 2005, 06:31:59 AM
Here in NY, you can hunt any day you want. Except for crow. You can only hunt crow on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.... Which is pretty stupid.
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: John Andrews on February 03, 2005, 10:59:02 AM
The no hunting on Sunday has to be the dumbest :D law I have heard of, along with those weekday no hunting crow days. Some folks have only Sunday to hunt because of their schedules.
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: ellwoodjake on February 03, 2005, 04:49:23 PM
 >:( Yes, I would like to hunt on Sunday, but I live in the communist state of North Carolina.  >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(
"Wan't a lottery too?- tough, your government knows what's best for you"  "Want a referendum?- puleeze-your goverment has already decided-don't confuse them with the facts-their mind is made up." " Would you like to ride without a helmet, how about drive without a seatbelt?-come on!!-don't go using your own judgement-Big Brother knows what's best." " You say you're a Jew, Muslim. Johovah's Witness, Hindu, Seventh Day Adventist.......etc.-go hunt on your own Sabbath!!!!! not on ours, 'cause here in North Carolina our legislature is always right-
____________________________________________________-FAR RIGHT!!" :-X
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: C.N. on February 03, 2005, 06:18:20 PM
Here in Tennessee or " GODS COUNTRY " as I like to call it we are allowed to hunt seven days a week , thats what the books say anyway. The wife says  something entirely different , like " you better get your sorry #@* back here early Sunday I got plenty for you to do around the house.  :shock: :-[ :'(
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: Squirrelhunter91 on February 03, 2005, 06:19:21 PM
LOL C.N. I bet there are more words to add.... but you can't post em.... LMAO! :D
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: Mallard Drake on February 03, 2005, 08:19:02 PM
well michigan can shoot what ever it wants when ever it wants in a matter of speaking. or when in season.
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: huntsman on February 03, 2005, 08:19:52 PM
In PA,our sunday hunting died in debate.We can only hunt crow and I THINK fox and yote on sunday,I dont knoe because I dont hunt them.
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: bare_trax on February 03, 2005, 11:44:30 PM
Up here in Alberta, we can sunday hunt in some area's. Usually they are "to the north" Where I live, its a 1/2 hour drive, and quite a few jobs outta the " honey do's" list, to go out on a sunday. That is iffin I don't get her all likkered up, and sneak out in the am. ;D
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: John Andrews on February 04, 2005, 08:17:00 PM
bare_trax, you can't outfox wives! If I got my wife all likkered up and she was going to pass out, she would probably go out to my truck and pass out behing the driver's wheel. My luck too, all my buddies would probably already be out hunting and I would have to stay home, outfoxed  :twisted:again! :-[ :roll: :wink: :'( :wink:
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: bare_trax on February 05, 2005, 08:41:14 PM
I hear you John.................Its like they have a wierd sense that lets 'em know what we are up to ;D.........Further more, mine is starting to finish my sentences..............................I'm gettin scared now :shock: :shock: :shock:
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: MOSPARKY on February 05, 2005, 09:27:49 PM
Just wait til they say what your thinkin before you can form the words.I just tell her "stop that", she knows why. 22 1/2 yrs just seems a bit long with the same woman.I tell folks it's a one night stand that went terribly wrong.
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: travo on February 05, 2005, 10:12:09 PM
ive got no reason to complain. my wife is awesome when it comes time to hunt. i think the trick is is to be a real butt, and then she doesnt WANT you around. just kidding. she just knows that when it is hunting season, she wont see me on saturdays. she is cool with all that. when it came time to remodel, she just said have at er. so..... my kitchen is pine planking with 2 pheasents, a wood duck, and a mallard mount(still waiting on the taxidermist on the mallard) there are pictures of ducks all over,and ducks stenciled on the cabinet doors. there are 2 old decoys on the shelf over the kitchen table, and a pic of my daughter, cassie, and i in a duck blind. the pics of the kids with their 1st fish adorn the wall as you walk into the livingroom. mossy oak paneling decorates the coat room. the guest bedroom is complete with an elk hide on the wall, along with big photo collages of my hunting trips. there are 2 steel plate bears hangin on the wall, one holding a pic of Cassie and Hunter in full camo, pulling back bows, and the other one holds my 44 Navy revolver on a hook. over that hangs my old pump action marlin 22. and in the basement, in the main room, where i sit at the computer now, i am surrounded by 3 gun racks full of guns, 2 bows on hangers, 3 bulletin boards with hunting pics on them, and all kinds of books and videos about hunting to my left and right. AND SHES COOL WITH IT!Like i said, i cant complain.
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: Ks_Sniper on February 06, 2005, 07:52:42 AM
bare_trax, I know what you mean. On a regular basis, one of us will be out somewhere and when we decide to call, the other will just start thinking about the other, regardless of what they're doing. It's to the point now htat when she's gone and I start thinking about her, I'll go get the phone and sure enough, she's callin. There is no escape... resistance is futile.  ???
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: april on February 06, 2005, 11:14:23 PM
We can hunt here (Bama) on Sundays as well.
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: john on February 08, 2005, 08:42:57 AM
i always hunt on sunday,its legal here .and how are you gonna get closer to god anyway?
Title: Re: Sunday Hunts?
Post by: bare_trax on February 08, 2005, 09:19:44 AM
Hallelujah......................good point John.................. ;D ;D ;D ;D :mrgreen: