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Old 02-02-2016, 10:28 AM
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Default Anyone Packing while they're Fishing?

I know its an odd question for us folks in the gun section. But, anyone carry while fishing? I've had some encounters in the past, but nothing ever happened, but just didn't feel right is all.

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Old 02-02-2016, 11:27 AM
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Yes, no reason not to.
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Old 02-02-2016, 11:50 AM
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I do, when you are away from witnesses and alone is when the two legged predators are likely to give you a try. Something about them being away from the city (and witnesses) makes them brazen or brings out the primal in them.

I'm also Leary about my vehicle, parked someplace secluded away from witnesses. More than once I've discouraged someone from snooping around my ride. I was asleep on my pickup bench seat after fishing all night for Eel, the widows were fogged up. I wake up to find some yahoo trying to jimmy my door. I wiped the fog off the inside of the side window and showed him my 12 gauge, he split jiffy quick.

Many times bad dudes will try bombast and intimidation when they get busted and/or are on the prowl. Packing can help avoid escalation.

On another note, I've parked my rear in a chair with my fishing pole and propped my scatter gun close by. Nutria, Mink or whatever is likely to stumble your way. It usually freaks the Warden a bit. When he asks why? I always say they have some big fish here abouts.

Over the years I've stumbled across numerous Pot plots, some guarded, some not. Some of those Pot growers can be pretty salty.
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Old 02-02-2016, 11:54 AM
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Lately, been carryin my Glock19.
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Old 02-02-2016, 12:01 PM
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I have a few times. Mostly when I know I am going to where there are wolves, or where I would be in a very bad place if I met the meth adict or his friends.

Just picked up a 380 for easier concealed carry. I probably will carry more now.
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Old 02-02-2016, 01:21 PM
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I don't even check the mail nowadays without something. In the woods it's usually either my .41 mag or a .22 target pistol.
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Old 02-02-2016, 01:56 PM
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If I'm up,I'm packin, if I'm not theres a colt under my pillow, a 12 ga. in the corner at arms reach.
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Old 02-07-2016, 10:53 AM
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thought you were supposed to use a fishing pole. people near you might get spooked if you start shooting at fish. just kidding. couldn't resist.
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Old 02-07-2016, 11:06 AM
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If I'm awake I'm carrying people give me some odd looks when they come over, but me and my shield are pretty much inseparable.
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Old 02-07-2016, 11:41 AM
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always packing when hunting or fishing. Idaho is open carry
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