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Old 03-29-2008, 07:41 PM
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I just set up a nice blind on the edge of a field. I measured 25 yrds from blind to ideal place for decoys which is my favorite shot with a bow. My question is, does your state allow you to carry your bow with a firearm?

I have never taken a turkey with my bow, so this year will be my first. I want to have my shotgun with me in case a better opportunity comes up. I need to read into our regulations but I dont think I read that you cant.

If I am going to bring my bow, should I leave the gun in the truck and stay on the mindset of a bowkill?

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Old 03-29-2008, 07:42 PM
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If I got caught w/a firearm on board while hunting w/ my bow......They would toss me behind bars, throw away the key, and fine me to the point I would have to sell my blood to pay for it.
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:44 PM
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if youre going with a bow, you might as well go your hardest with that IMO
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:47 PM
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Although both legal in spring gobbler I don't believe PA allows us to carry both but I'm not positive on that. Hey, take a friend, who's carrying what?
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:49 PM
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Not legal to be carrying both weapons in KY. I figure is a birds in shotgun range, hes gona be in bow range too.
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:52 PM
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Not legal to be carrying both weapons in KY. I figure is a birds in shotgun range, hes gona be in bow range too.
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:52 PM
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Not in Mn,bow or gun but not both,big NO NO...
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:54 PM
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This happened to me this morning...the turkeys wouldnt come to a call into range of my ground blind (where I was waiting with bow in hand), so I did a run n gun with my shotgun and got one

My suggestion, if you want to get one with your bow...dont even bring the gun with you..it'll end up in your hands instead of the bow, I promise
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:57 PM
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Not legal to be carrying both weapons in KY. I figure is a birds in shotgun range, hes gona be in bow range too.
LOL Depends on your proficiency with a bow. I've seen my gun drop one cold at 55 yards.
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:58 PM
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California and Arizona / No guns carried during archery season
California and Arizona / Ok to carry bow and gun during gun season only
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